Grade 9 Full Year Closes Feb. 3rd $10 class fee
This fast moving class is an introductory course with a wealth of information and fundamental
knowledge of cells, heredity, classification and ecology. The following areas will be covered: ecology,
genetics & evolution, cell structure, function, chemistry, levels of classification & organization.
Remember, if you take biology this year, you will have to take chemistry or physics next year.
This class is recommended for those who EXCEL in math. Applications will be due in
February for class the following year.
Grades 8 -9 Semester Closes February 18.
Help make Willowcreek a place where everyone belongs. Inspire, learn, and belong with the Chrome Squad. A willingness to learn and provide customer service is just as important as learning technology skills. We will teach you the technical and critical thinking skills that are necessary to be successful in today’s changing world. We are looking for hard-working, positive students who want to help lead change. Students in this course will learn how to be an empowered learner, a better-equipped digital citizen and will be a vital resource to help troubleshoot problems that students and teachers may face when using technology at our school. Students in this course will lead technology integration at Willowcreek Middle School. They will be responsible for helping teachers and students learn and use technology to transform their learning. Students will help with troubleshooting software and hardware issues.
Grades 8-9 Semester
This course focuses on the qualities of leadership and then works to develop these qualities in the
lives of students. This course includes developmental skills in the areas of relationships,
communications, human development, decision making, and interpersonal skills. Students will be
required to assist in the main office for semester. Students will be participating in service and other activities. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required to apply.
Grades 7-8 Semester Closes March 29
Peer Tutors will be involved in assisting students in special education with their classes. This class would be most helpful to students considering a career in teaching, working with people with disabilities, knows someone with disabilities, or coaching. It is extremely important that the students chosen for this class are responsible and have a very good attendance record. During the semester, this class goes on community trips, a few of them will require the student to bring a few dollars and or lunch from home.
Grades 8-9 Semester Closes February 3rd
Students will study theater lighting, sound, scenery, properties, stage-management and technical design. This class will be a project based class. It also may require evenings and out-of-school time during rehearsal and performances. The student will be required to see a play per semester.
Grades 8-9 Semester
In this class you will assist the teacher in any assignments that they have during that day. Your role
will be to aid the teacher with whatever responsibilities they may have. You will be required to have homework or a reading book to stay busy for any down time there may be.
Grade 8-9 Full Year Closes Feb. 3rd
Yearbook is a full year elective class and an extracurricular activity. We are responsible for putting together the yearbook that is passed out at the end of the year. You will learn the fundamentals of photography, journalism, and design while producing a yearbook. The class will also teach you organizational skills, layout and design, journalistic writing, and most importantly, teamwork and responsibility.
Grade 9 Semester Closes February 1st. Art 1 prerequisite; $15 class fee
Students will study a variety of mediums such as alcohol-based markers, printmaking, bookmaking, and creating digital portfolios. This class will be a project-based class with students deciding to focus on either the 2D or 3D. Honors Art is the most advanced studio art class taught in school. Some outside work and preparation for projects will be expected.