Civic Leadership Academy

Civil Leadership

The Viper Civic Leadership Academy (VCLA) is a humanities-based interdisciplinary program that seeks to examine the world we live in and to develop knowledgeable citizens that seek positive change in local and global perspectives. Members of the academy will participate in civic engagement, evaluate  challenges of today's world, and develop their voice as an informed leader of their community. Students will cultivate solution-generating skills, practice discourse, and engage in democratic processes.

Students will complete a minimum of 25 hours of community service per year to have a total of at least 100 hours by graduation. English and Social Studies classes are cohorted.

BENEFITS

Ø  Cohorted classes*

Ø  Community outreach

Ø  Greater understanding of the community in which we live

Ø  Experiential learning

Ø  Exclusive field trips

Ø  College and career focus

*Two courses will be cohorted.

             

COHORTED COURSES

English 1 Honors

English 2 Honors

AICE English Language

AICE English Literature

Global Perspectives

World History

AICE American History

AP Government/Economics

AICE General Paper