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Coming this fall to Burns SciTech High School…


Introducing AP Capstone Program to Burns: Igniting Academic Excellence


Burns High School is proud to announce the arrival of the highly esteemed AP Capstone Program, set to elevate our student’s educational landscape to new heights. With an array of rigorous courses offered in 2024-2025: 

-       AP Chemistry

-       AP Seminar

-    AP Lit

-       AP Precalculus

-       AP Physics


And more to come in the future:

-       AP Calculus AB/BC

-       AP United States History

-       AP World History

-       AP Physics 2/ C E&M

-       AP Psychology

-       AP Language

-       AP Statistics

-       AP Biology

Students at Burns will have unparalleled opportunities to delve into advanced coursework, cultivate critical thinking skills, and prepare for success in college and beyond.


The introduction of the AP Capstone Program marks a pivotal moment for our school, as it aligns with our mission to providing students with the highest quality education and preparing them to be learners and leaders, inspired, able, and prepared to make a positive difference in the world. Here are some exciting benefits that this program will provide for our students:


1. Academic Rigor and Challenge: The AP Capstone Program offers a challenging curriculum designed to push students to their academic limits. The courses we are offering such as AP Chemistry, AP Precalculus, and AP Physics provide students with the opportunity to engage in college-level coursework and develop a deeper understanding of these fundamental subjects.


2. Preparation for College and Beyond: Participation in AP courses not only enhances students' academic skills but also provides them with valuable experience that will benefit them in college and beyond. By engaging in rigorous coursework, students develop the study habits, time management skills, and resilience necessary for success in higher education and the workforce.


3. Interdisciplinary Learning: AP Seminar and Research, a cornerstone of the AP Capstone Program, fosters interdisciplinary learning by focusing on the development of critical thinking, research, and presentation skills. Students will explore real-world issues from multiple perspectives, honing their ability to analyze complex problems and communicate their ideas effectively.

Our AP Capstone Program is led by Mr. McDonald with support from Ms. Aldridge. Please reach out to them with any questions or information on how to apply.


1 Comment

Yes, This soundas fantastic!

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