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Laurel Barnes
 Co Dept. Chair
Gila Brook
 
Leslie Bruce
David Fazio
Megan Holman
Evie Klein
Dustin Russell
Chris Sale Co Dept. Chair
Carissa Shaw
James Willcox



Overview

All students at Lindero Canyon pursue studies within our Social Science program. Our program emphasizes writing and research skills preparing students for two major middle school learning experiences. 

The annual event of the Olde World Faire, for seventh graders in June, provides all students with hands-on experiences they will remember forever. 

Honors Criteria

The criteria for recommending a student from his or her current placement in a regular level class to an Honors Placement for the following school year are as follows:

Language Arts:

  • The student must have maintained an A in his or her regular language arts class for two consecutive semesters.
  • The student must have maintained an A in writing and an average of an A in literature and AR for two consecutive semesters.    
  • The student must have earned advanced scores on all English language Arts reading and writing sections on the most recent state tests. 

Social Science:

  • The student must have maintained an A in Social Science for two consecutive semesters.
  • The student must have maintained an A in regular Language Arts (or a B in honors Language Arts with an A in the Language Arts writing category) for two consecutive semesters.

Process: 

A student meeting these criteria may have his or her name submitted by the current Language Arts and/or Social Science teachers to the applicable honors review committee(s).  Parents whose student meets the above criteria and would like their student to be considered should contact their student’s current Language Arts and/or Social Science teachers via email.  The applicable honors committee(s) will review all student materials and make the final decision on the appropriate placement.

 
 

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