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HIGH SCHOOL

At BST, we believe in fostering a dynamic and enriching learning environment where technology is thoughtfully integrated into every aspect of high school education. Our philosophy revolves around equipping young minds with essential skills, encouraging critical thinking, and nurturing creativity, while maintaining a balanced and mindful approach to technology usage.  Explore our special areas to learn more about what sets us apart!

THE ARCH PROGRAM

The ARCH Program is an educational approach that promotes a comprehensive and practical way of learning. It stands for "Applied, Relevant, Collaborative, and Hands-on." This instructional practice aims to engage students by providing them with opportunities to apply their knowledge and skills in real-life scenarios.

The ARCH Program recognizes that students learn best when they can connect their learning to practical applications and real-world situations. Rather than relying solely on traditional classroom lectures and theoretical instruction, the ARCH Program encourages educators to incorporate hands-on experiences into their teaching methods. By simulating real-life situations, students are given the chance to actively participate in the learning process. This can involve activities such as experiments, problem-solving exercises, case studies, role-playing, and projects that require practical application of concepts and skills. These hands-on experiences provide a more engaging and interactive learning environment, allowing students to gain a deeper understanding of the subject matter. In addition to hands-on experiences, the ARCH Program emphasizes collaboration among students. Group work and cooperative learning activities are incorporated to foster teamwork, communication, and critical thinking skills. By working together, students can learn from each other's perspectives, share ideas, and develop their problem-solving abilities. The ARCH Program also places a strong emphasis on relevance. It seeks to make learning meaningful and applicable to students' lives by connecting the curriculum to real-world contexts. This approach helps students see the practical implications of what they are learning, making the subject matter more relatable and increasing their motivation to learn. The ARCH Program provides a holistic instructional practice that combines hands-on experiences, collaboration, and relevance to create a more engaging and effective learning environment. By simulating real-life situations, students are empowered to apply their knowledge and skills, fostering a deeper understanding and preparing them for real-world challenges.

ARCHWAYS

ARCH Entrepreneurship: Become a Savvy Business Leader! In this transformative program, students will simulate roles as employees, managers, and company owners to solve real-world problems and grasp essential business principles. Embrace financial literacy skills and learn how to make smart decisions with money, preparing budgets, understanding favorable loan terms, and comprehending credit impacts. Take charge of your future with ARCH Entrepreneurship.

Aviation Pilot Program: Reach New Heights as a Skilled Aviator! This comprehensive course of study is designed for aspiring pilots, focusing on primary and intermediate flight training to acquire and hone essential airmanship skills. Prepare to take flight and fulfill your dreams of becoming a skilled pilot.

Airplane Mechanic: Unlock the Secrets of Airplane Maintenance and Repair! Train to maintain and repair airplanes and jets, ensuring they meet FAA standards. As an authorized aircraft inspector, you will supervise maintenance, perform preventative maintenance, and alter aircraft and aircraft systems. Discover the world of airplane mechanics and prepare to take flight in this high-flying career path.

Transportation Technology: Embark on a Journey of Innovations in Transportation! Delve into the captivating world of designing and building rockets, airplanes, cars, motorcycles, and boats. Embrace the rapid innovations in transportation technology and gain insights into the exciting future of transportation.

Forensic Science: Unravel Mysteries through the Science of Investigation! In this enthralling course, students will learn the art of examining and analyzing evidence from crime scenes and beyond. Develop the skills needed to produce objective findings that can aid in the investigation and prosecution of perpetrators or absolve the innocent. Embrace the world of forensic science and embark on an exciting journey of criminal investigation.

Digital Design: Unlock Your Creative Potential in the Digital Realm! This dynamic course allows students to create captivating images and elements destined for screens, such as digital publishing, 3D printing, websites, animation, and video creation. Embrace the art of photography and explore the endless possibilities of digital media. Let your imagination soar as you bring your artistic vision to life in the digital world.

Art Portfolio Development: A Journey of Artistic Self-Discovery! Immerse yourself in a rigorous and self-directed environment where you will develop an online portfolio showcasing a captivating collection of your artwork and artist statements. Learn about diverse careers in art and explore your creative potential. Successfully completing this course paves the way for an Advanced Placement course in your Senior year. An application and supply fee are required, but scholarships are available. Prerequisite: Pass 2D Art.

Musical Theatre: Step into the Spotlight with Acting and Singing Skills! In this course, students will learn how to harness the power of acting and singing tools to create mesmerizing and articulate public performances. Unleash your inner performer and captivate audiences with the magic of musical theatre.

JediJill's Droid Lab Competitive Robotics: The Ultimate Robotics Challenge! Join the exclusive Droid Lab and embark on an exciting journey of rebuilding, repairing, customizing, and competing with a robot kit. Secure your spot through the application and interview process, and embrace the thrill of competitive robotics. Whether you're a proud owner of a robot or eager to join as a "House" Bot team member, this engaging opportunity awaits you.

Technology Services: Transforming Solutions in the Digital World! Dive into the realm of specialized technology-oriented solutions, where software, hardware, networks, telecommunications, and electronics processes and functions converge. In this course, students will gain invaluable insights into cutting-edge technology and learn how to develop transformative solutions for a rapidly evolving digital landscape.

Game & Sim Design: Enter the World of Game Creation and Esports! Unleash your creativity as you learn the art of video game creation, with an introduction to coding, programming, and 3D character modeling. Additionally, this program offers the exciting prospect of Esports team development, where students can explore the competitive side of gaming. Join this captivating course and step into the dynamic world of game design.

Culinary – Principles of Nutrition & Wellness: Delight in the Art of Culinary Cuisine! In this delectable course, students will dive into the world of food preparation, culinary cuisine, recipe modification, and nutrition and healthy cooking. Learn essential food sanitation procedures and prepare for the coveted Serv-Safe certification. Embrace your passion for culinary arts and nourish your culinary skills for a bright future in the culinary world.

Exercise Science (Weightlifting): Unlock the Science of Health and Wellness! This transformative program equips students with the tools to improve the health and wellness of individuals. Explore the art of designing workout programs and pave the way for personal training certification. Embrace the power of exercise science as you positively impact lives through fitness and well-being.

Agriscience and Animal Science – FFA: Unearth the Secrets of Agriculture and Animal Science! In this enlightening program, students will apply scientific principles and emerging technologies to solve complex problems related to agriculture, food, and natural resources. The course encompasses Agriscience Foundations, Animal Science & Services, and Agriculture Associate Certification, as well as the Fundamentals of Animal Science Certification. Embrace the diverse world of agriscience and animal science in collaboration with the esteemed FFA organization.

Educational Science (formerly Teacher Aide): Nurture Minds, Shape Futures! Gain invaluable skills in supporting all students, educational technology, classroom management, student assessment, and effective communication. In this transformative course, students will explore the art of supporting learners and fostering a positive learning environment. Discover the joys of empowering young minds and contributing to their educational journey.

Experimental Science Honors: Embark on a Scientific Journey of Discovery! Learn the ways of a research scientist as you delve into scientific inquiry, measurement, problem-solving, and experimental procedures. Engage in thrilling science competitions and unleash your scientific prowess. Embrace the excitement of experimental science and make your mark in the world of scientific discovery.

Engineering 1, 2, & 3: Engineer the Future with Scientific Precision! In these comprehensive courses, students will harness scientific principles to design and build machines, structures, and other innovative items. Lay the foundation for a fulfilling career in either Marine or Aerospace Engineering as you explore the diverse facets of engineering.

Spanish 1, 2, & 3: Hola! Explore the Spanish Language and Diverse Cultures! In these engaging courses, students will embark on a journey into the world of Spanish language and culture. Develop proficient communication skills, immerse in diverse cultures, and expand your horizons through the beauty of Spanish language.

Multimedia Journalism: Become a Versatile Journalist Across Multiple Platforms! In this dynamic course, students will hone their journalism skills, spanning traditional, digital, and video platforms. Build a captivating yearbook that captures the essence of school life and events. Embrace the power of multimedia journalism and tell stories that resonate with your audience.

Political Debate: Master the Art of Argument and Persuasion! In this empowering course, students will develop formidable argument and debate skills across a variety of formats, including civic/political and law. Strengthen your speech skills for public speaking and discover an array of competitions, contests, and scholarship opportunities.

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ELECTIVES

  • JediJill's Engineering App Lab: Unleash the Power of Apps in Engineering! In this innovative course, students will explore a collection of apps specifically designed to support logic, critical thinking, and the Engineering Design Process (EDP). Through engaging crafting activities, students will boost their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills while gaining invaluable insights into essential science and engineering practices. Limited seats are available, so secure your spot and embark on this exciting app-driven engineering adventure.

  • 2D Studio Art 1 & 2: Ignite Your Artistic Imagination in 2D! Dive into the realm of 2D media, skills, and techniques through our dynamic art courses. From drawing and painting to printmaking, collage, and mixed media, students will embark on a creative journey to express themselves artistically. Be inspired to bring your visions to life on canvas as you explore various art forms under the guidance of skilled instructors.

  • 3D Studio Art 1 & 2: Shape, Mold, and Sculpt Your Artistic Vision! In these captivating courses, students will delve into the world of 3D art, including sculpture, carving, pottery, molding, clay, and glass fusing/slumping. Safety is a top priority as students unlock their creativity and produce stunning three-dimensional artworks. Unleash your artistic potential in these immersive and transformative classes.

  • Technical Theatre - Design for Costume, Makeup, and Hair: Behind the Scenes Magic Unveiled! Step into the captivating world of technical theatre and master the art of designing costumes, makeup, and hair. In this hands-on course, students will learn the intricacies of crafting stunning designs for performances and everyday life. Unleash your creative flair as you bring characters and scenes to life through the power of aesthetics and design.

  • Guitar: Strum, Play, and Unleash Your Musical Talent! Discover the enchanting world of guitar playing in this introductory course. Students will develop basic guitar skills and knowledge, including full-strum and straightforward chords, strumming patterns, and playing simple melodies. Unleash your musical creativity and captivate audiences with the magic of your guitar strings.

  • Modern or Jazz Band: Rock the Stage with Modern or Jazz Band! In Modern Band, students perform and compose music they know and love, including rock, pop, reggae, hip-hop, rhythm & blues, and electronic dance music. In the Jazz Ensemble, students explore jazz ensemble music, comprising saxophones, trumpets, trombone, and rhythm section instruments. Both courses offer opportunities for students to showcase their musical talent, compose original pieces, and embrace improvisation.

  • Orchestra: Harmonize with Strings and More! Immerse yourself in the world of music with the Orchestra course. Choose to play the violin, viola, cello, bass, or harp and embark on a delightful musical journey. Learn foundational instrumental ensemble techniques as you join your peers in creating beautiful harmonies and melodies.

  • Mind and Behavior Science: Unlock the Secrets of the Human Mind! In this thought-provoking course, students will explore the fascinating realm of human psychology and delve into ways to improve mental fortitude. For those seeking an extra challenge, an optional Advanced Placement course is available. Discover the complexities of the mind and gain insights into strategies for personal growth and resilience.

  • Online High School Course (Includes Drivers Ed): Flexible Learning, Endless Possibilities! Embrace the world of online learning with a variety of academic opportunities. Our online high school courses offer students a chance to excel in their studies and experience high-quality instruction aligned with Florida standards. The course offerings include the popular Drivers Ed program, providing valuable skills and knowledge for future drivers.

  • Dual Enrollment: Jumpstart Your College Journey! Expand your horizons by taking college courses from Daytona State College. Students can access online college classes both at school and from the comfort of home. For those craving face-to-face interactions, in-person options are also available. Dive into college-level content while earning credits and gaining valuable experience.

  • OJT - On-Job-Training (Juniors and Seniors only): Earn Elective Credit while Building Real-World Skills! Juniors and Seniors have the exciting opportunity to gain valuable work experience and earn high school elective credit through On-Job-Training (OJT). By combining academic knowledge with practical skills in a real work environment, students will enrich their resumes and prepare for future success.

  • Team Sports: Embrace Physical Fitness and Teamwork! To graduate, students must engage in one semester of Personal Fitness and one semester of another physical education course. Through team sports, students will not only enhance their physical abilities but also learn the value of teamwork, sportsmanship, and perseverance.

  • Basketball: Take Your Basketball Skills to New Heights! This course is designed for students looking to accelerate their basketball abilities and aspire to try out for All-Star Teams. With a focus on personal development drills, students will hone their ball-handling, shooting, and defensive techniques, setting the stage for athletic excellence.

  • Volleyball: Bump, Set, and Spike to Excellence! For students aiming to elevate their volleyball skills and pursue opportunities on All-Star Teams, this course is an ideal choice. Emphasizing personal development drills, students will enhance their serving, passing, setting, and hitting techniques, unlocking their full potential on the volleyball court.

  • Intro to Yoga: Discover Inner Harmony in Yoga! Embark on a transformative journey into the science of Yoga. In this introductory class, students will explore the foundations of anatomy, physiology, body mechanics, and body system interconnectedness. Additionally, students will learn about the rich history and philosophy of Yoga. No prior experience is required, making this course an ideal starting point for your Yoga practice.

  • Performance Aerial Arts/ Acro Yoga & Dance: Soar, Flow, and Perform with Grace! Combine the art of dance, acrobatics, and yoga in this captivating course. Students will work towards a choreographed performance with the musical theater department, incorporating aerial silks, lyra (hoop), aerial yoga (hammock), and partner (acro) yoga. Get ready for intensive strength and conditioning training, enriching your artistic and physical prowess. Scholarships are available for the equipment fee, making this an inclusive opportunity for all aspiring performers.

  • Spanish 1: Hola! Explore the Spanish Language and Diverse Cultures! In this introductory course, students will embark on a journey into the world of Spanish language and culture. Familiarize yourself with common vocabulary terms and phrases while immersing in the richness of Hispanic traditions. Develop foundational communication skills and gain valuable insights into Spanish-speaking communities.

  • Spanish 2: Expand Your Spanish Skills and Cultural Horizons! Building upon the knowledge from Spanish 1, students will delve deeper into the Spanish language. Engage in conversations with thoughtful responses, comprehend a wide range of grammar patterns, and discover the perspectives of various Spanish-speaking countries. Immerse yourself in the beauty of Spanish, and experience a mid-year class conducted entirely in the language. Prerequisite: Spanish 1.

  • Spanish 3: Fluent Conversations and Cultural Appreciation! Spanish 3 takes students on a journey of linguistic and cultural proficiency. Understand advanced grammar patterns, participate in both simple and more complex conversations, and gain insights into products and perspectives of diverse Spanish-speaking countries. Embrace fluency as the class is conducted entirely in Spanish. Prerequisites: Spanish 1 and 2.

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