Ashley Bloom, Author

In high school you need to have four English credits, and four math credits to graduate.

           For english you have in ninth through eleventh. You can either have regular English for 10th grade or the advanced form of that grade’s english class, then an English credit your senior year. The four math credits come from Algebra 1 your freshman year, Geometry your sophomore year, Algebra 2 or Fundamentals of Algebra 2 your junior year , and a math credit your senior year.

Classes that count as english credits for your senior year are:

  • Journalism I&II
  • Young Adult Novel
  • Great Books
  • Creative Writing
  • Expressions & Perceptions
  • Mythology, Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • Speech
  • Debate/Forensics
  • College Prep Writing
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • Senior Seminar English

Classes that count as math credits for your senior year are:

  • Personal Finance I&II
  • Marketing
  • ADV Marketing
  • Business Essentials
  • AP Psychology
  • Advanced Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Advanced Biology
  • Innovations in Agriscience I & II
  • Automotive Service Technician
  • Automotive Technology
  • Visual Imaging/Graphic Arts I & II
  • Construction Technology I&II
  • ADV Construction Technology
  • Drafting and CAD Technology
  • Advanced Drafting and CAD
  • Welding Technology I
  • AWS Entry Level Welding Tech

Here at Alpena High School we have a lot of electives to choose from. Here is some of them that you will find in the Visual, Performing, and Applied Arts section of the AHS course selection guide:

  • Art
  • Auto classes
  • Jewelry I & II
  • Sculpture I&II
  • Construction Technology
  • Drawing I &II
  • Painting I &II
  • Career in Art
  • Building Trades I &II
  • ADV Marketing
  • Welding Technology
  • Work Based Learning
  • Leadership
  • Engineering Design
  • Yearbook
  • Creative Writing
  • Mythology
  • Journalism I & II
  • Speech
  • Debate/Forensics
  • Publications and Media Lit
  • Music Theory
  • History of Rock & Pop
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble
  • Symphony Band
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Concert Choir
  • Women’s Chorale
  • Woodworking Technology I & II
  • Photos Graphics/Design
  • Photos Publishing
  • Digital Media and Illustration
  • Visual Imaging I & II