High School

Courses offered at Joobilo:

All classes are once a week unless otherwise noted. Same class is offered at different locations and online.

To see all Jr. High & High School classes and times for the week please click here


Math Classes:

Pre-Algebra

COST: $350 per semester
DAYS/TIMES: Mondays, Fridays, or Online
MAX: 15 students
DESCRIPTION:

Pre-Algebra is a course designed to prepare students for entry to Algebra. Our paced plan and curriculum use a problem-based approach with concrete models. The course helps students to develop multiple strategies to solve problems and to recognize the connections between concepts. Instructional time will focus on four critical areas: (1) developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships; (2) developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations; (3) solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric constructions, and working with two- and three-dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume; and (4) drawing inferences about populations based on samples


Algebra 1: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
DAYS: Mondays, Fridays, or Online
MAX: 15 students
DESCRIPTION:

This is a one-year Algebra 1 course that provides a comprehensive look at the study of algebraic concepts. Students are challenged to develop critical thinking and creative problem solving skills to meet the Common Core Standards in Algebra including: developing an understanding of the symbolic language of mathematics, learning about equations, functions, inequalities, and statistical analysis. Students in this class will develop algebraic thinking, problem solving and analytical skills while building the necessary foundation for the upper level math courses.


Algebra 2: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
DAYS: Mondays or Online

TIME:11:00 am-12:30pm
MAX: 15 students
DESCRIPTION:

This is a one-year Algebra 2 course that provides a review and extension of the concepts taught in Algebra 1.  Students are challenged to develop critical thinking and creative problem solving skills to meet the Common Core Standards in Algebra including: equations and inequalities, coordinates and graphs, general functions, polynomial and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions of angles and of real numbers, analytic trigonometry, systems of equations and inequalities, sequences and series. Students in this class will deepen algebraic thinking skills, problem solving and analytical skills while building the necessary foundation for the upper level math courses.


Geometry: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
DAYS: Mondays, Fridays, or Online
MAX: 15 students
DESCRIPTION:

Students will acquire and demonstrate knowledge of concepts, definitions, properties, and applications of the topics listed below as well as develop the computational skills and strategies needed to solve problems. Students will develop critical thinking and decision making skills by connecting concepts to practical applications. Topics covered include the language of geometry (points, lines, planes and angles), reasoning and proofs (paragraph, two column, flow, indirect, and coordinate), parallel and perpendicular lines, congruent triangles, applications of congruent triangles, quadrilaterals, similarity, right triangles and trigonometry, circles, polygons and area, surface area and volume, coordinate geometry, and transformations.


Consumer Math & Personal Finance: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
DAYS: Mondays, Fridays, or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This course will walk students through the use of mathematical skills in consumer situations. The students will study “real-life” math topics such as savings, wealth building, college savings, dangers of debt, consumer awareness, budgeting, bargain shopping, relating with money, taxes, and renting. Students will complete many projects throughout the year. These projects will include how to write checks, balance checkbooks, create and manage a simple student budget, bargain for better purchases, and budget expenses for a first apartment.


Science Classes:

Biology with Wet Lab: A-G

COST: $475 per semester
TIME: Mondays, Fridays, or online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This one-year course is an in-depth study of Life Sciences. Through textbook, projects, field exercises, demonstrations, research, group activities, discussions, modeling, and laboratory exercises, students will develop an understanding of: Ecology, Cellular Biology (Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic), Genetics, Biological Diversity (and the History of), Botany, Invertebrate and Vertebrate Biology, and the Human Body Systems. Inquiry based laboratory and field exercises will help students to ask questions, define and solve problems through investigations, analyze and interpret data, and use it to create models, argue using evidence, and overall think critically about Biology. This course was written to meet the Life Science Next Generation Science Standards.


Chemistry with Lab: A-G

COST: $435 per semester
TIME: Mondays or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

*Must be enrolled in or have completed Algebra ll

This course is created to give options to students who learn in different ways while ensuring that all students will be able to ask questions, define and solve problems through investigations, analyze and interpret data and use it to create models, argue using evidence, and overall think critically about Chemistry. The students will gain a greater depth of understanding of fundamental chemical concepts, such as atomic theory and its relation to chemical behavior, chemical bonding, the mole and stoichiometry, molecular kinetics, energy relationships, solution dynamics, acids-bases, equilibrium, organic and biological chemistry, and nuclear interactions.


Earth and Space Science with Lab: A-G

COST: $435 per semester
TIME: Mondays, Fridays, or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

Earth & Space Science is a study of the history of Earth, our solar system and beyond. Students will explore scientific method, structure and models of the Earth, properties of the ocean floor, atmospheric forces dealing with climate and weather, as well as the night sky as it relates to our solar system. Topics to be covered in depth include: geology, oceanography, meteorology and astronomy.


Foreign Language Classes:

American Sign Language 1: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
TIME: Fridays, 10:45am-12:15pm
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This is an introductory course designed to acquaint students with the methods and techniques of learning and using American Sign Language (ASL). Students will develop practical skills and knowledge for successful interactions within the Deaf community. Since a language cannot be separated from its culture, you will learn some information on Deaf culture (including attention getting strategies, politically correct terminology, and behavioral norms/values). Projects will include translations and interpreting ASL as well as using ASL on field trips, either virtual or in-person.

German 1: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
TIME: Fridays
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

In this course students will learn listening and speaking skills including understanding and responding to simple directions, expressions of courtesy, and questions related to daily routines. through engaging activities, students will learn reading and writing skills including words and phrases used in basic situational contexts. Students will also have an understanding of German-speaking cultures.

 

Korean 1: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
TIME: Mondays
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This course is designed to be an introduction to the Korean language and Korean culture. Development of basic skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, writing, and cultural awareness. Course includes vocabulary building, conversation and grammar taught through fun adventures in language study. Transfers as foreign language credit.


Spanish 1: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
TIME: Mondays, 11:00am-12:30pm
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This course is project based, with each unit focusing on one Latin American country.  The grammar instruction, vocabulary development, communication skills, reading comprehension strategies, and cultural topics are all integrated together within each unit.  Through authentic materials, videos lessons, songs, written text, and by participating in a variety of oral and auditory exercises students explore the concepts of each unit.


Spanish 2: A-G

COST: $350 per semester
TIME: Mondays, 1:00pm- 2:30pm
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

Students will review the basic concepts of first-year Spanish and then build on that foundation to develop increased skills and fluency in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.  Students will develop a vocabulary of 750 words and be able to talk about things in the present, past, and future.  Students will be able to write paragraphs in all studied tenses, read simple stories and articles, and have conversations on known topics with familiar vocabulary.


History Classes:

U.S. Government & Economics: A-G

COST: $335 per semester, students can enroll in just 1 of the 2 classes.
TIME: Mondays, Fridays, or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

Government A-G (5 credits)- This course provides students with foundational knowledge of the philosophy, functions, and structure of the United States Government. Students will examine the philosophical foundations of the U.S. Government and how that foundation shapes our political system today. Students will then study the development of the three branch system of government. Finally, students will examine how the United States government relates to both states and citizens.

Economics A-G  (5 credits)-

This course teaches students real life skills useful in making economic decisions in their own lives. It also includes instruction about both private and public sectors which operate or affect the economy.  Economics is the study of how individuals, businesses and societies make decisions regarding their limited resources and the effects of those choices. Studying economics provides students with an opportunity to understand how and why the choices they make affect the larger population. This course is designed for high school students, who will most likely be eligible to vote in the 2024 elections, to become knowledgeable and informed citizens.

The workbook needed for this class will be provided by Joobilo.


U.S. History: A-G

COST: $335 per semester
TIME: Thursdays or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

Students will be introduced to the history of the United States from Prehistory through current affairs of the nation. They will examine, in depth, some of the most predominant historical events by researching, evaluating and accessing fiction and nonfiction literature that is relevant to each time period. (Pairs well with American Literature & Composition and Omni 3)


World History Through Film: A-G

COST: $335 per semester
TIME: Thursdays or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

World History Through Film provides an opportunity to study all aspects of human experience: economics, science, religion, philosophy, politics and law, military conflict, literature, and the arts. The course will involve viewing films about historical events and issues, using those films as a pathway to understanding the stories we tell ourselves about our own past, and interpreting the purposes behind those stories.  Students will uncover patterns of behavior, identify historical trends and themes, explore historical movements and concepts, and test theories. Film assignments have options ranging from G rated to PG-13 and can be tailored to fit each learners needs.  (Pairs well with English World Literature & composition and Omni 4)


English Classes:

English classes can be taken in any order

English American Literature & Composition A/B: A-G

COST: $335 per semester
TIME: Thursdays or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

The objective of the course is to encourage the reading and interpretation of literature, not to teach a particular set of ideas. Students will engage in an active search for meaning in a text, and in creative, critical reflection on questions of enduring significance. Students will learn the processes of interpretive reading and shared inquiry discussion. They will research different ideas, investigate their own thinking, explore new viewpoints, and ultimately enjoy literature that inspires and challenges them. This course requires students to write 3 essays and present a multimedia presentation as well as an oral presentation. (Same novels are used in US History & Omni 3)

 


English Public Speaking, College Essay, & Speech Writing A/B: A-G

COST: $335 per semester
TIME: Thursdays
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This English course is geared towards the high school student who knows how to read for content and wants to focus on increasing their writing skills in preparation for college or trade. There will be an emphasis on confidence in public speaking and writing. Through fun activities such as public poetry slams, and virtual interviews, the students will gain the skills to successfully navigate all forms of communication through written and oral presentations.

 


English Western Literature & Composition A/B: A-G

COST: $335 per semester
TIME: Thursdays; 9:00am-10:30am
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This English course is designed to strengthen and deepen our students’ understanding of diverse literature and its complex relationship to their experience. We will study literary works from various genres, diverse cultures, and different periods of history. Students will read closely, think critically, and write in a concise, intentional way. Students will also undertake research for the purpose of joining the critical conversation, particularly but not exclusively through the writing of essays and papers. Three research papers are required along with two critical and persuasive papers.

This course is recommended for Jr. & Sr.in High School

 


English World Literature & Composition A/B: A-G

COST: $335 per semester
TIME: Thursdays or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This literature course is grounded in the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and the idea of using literature to become a global citizen.  Writing, vocabulary development, readings of informational texts, and opportunities to develop speaking and listening skills are all included in the course, with the primary emphasis placed on students’ development of the skills described in the Reading Literature Standards. During this year-long course, students read five novels and a number of paired works—short stories, poems, and nonfiction—that serve to enrich students’ understanding of the motifs, symbols, and themes of the novels. The texts are thematically linked, and students explore thematic questions related to self, identity, free will, reality, and human nature over the course of the year. (Same novels are used in US History & Omni 4)

 


Elective Classes:

Criminal Law & Intro to Psychology

COST: $335 per semester, students can enroll in just 1 of the 2 classes.
TIME: Mondays, Fridays, or Online
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

Criminal Law (5 credits)- Criminal Justice is an introduction to the inner workings of the three significant criminal justice functions in the United State; Law Enforcement, Courts, and Corrections. Students will gain an overview of policing in America, the historical development of policing internationally and locally, and the implementation of community-based policing and criminal investigations. The course will also focus on the realities of enforcement and the apprehension of criminals at the federal, state, and local levels. Students will have the opportunity to interact with members of law enforcement, corrections, and the court system.

Intro to Psychology  (5 credits)-

This course is an introduction to the field of psychology as a human endeavor to be studied with a curious mind. Major topics include historic development of the field; biological and developmental processes; consciousness and perceptions; learning, remembering and thinking; motivation and emotion; personality and individuality; social behavior; normal stress and coping, and abnormal psychology. This course goes well with Criminal Law.

 

Home Economics

COST: $370 per semester
TIME: Fridays 
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

Home economics, commonly known as family and consumer sciences, focuses on understanding daily issues and improving aspects of life that impact individuals, families, and communities, such as relationships, shelter, clothing, and nutrition. This program offers students options to focus their studies and practical experience opportunities in life skills needed for high executive function. This class will focus on the life skills needed after high school, with a major emphasis on cooking and kitchen skills! Materials included in the cost of the class.

 

OMNI TWO Block Class

COST: $865/year (Private pay only. Charter funds not accepted.)
TIME: Thursdays, 9:00am-12:00pm
MAX: 15 students
GRADES: 8th-9th

DESCRIPTION:

The 8th through 9th grades are pivotal to the development of our maturing children. Taught from a Christian perspective, this challenging program is designed to engage our students during this formative time. Based primarily, but not exclusively, on portions of the Omnibus II Curriculum by Veritas Press, the Omni Two Program will help our students shape their views on faith, society, and culture through the study of Medieval history and literature.

This course is a 3 hour block class and includes History, Literature, Bible, Formal Logic, and Life Skill: study skills.

This content heavy course will hit on diverse topics, including numerous that are controversial in nature. It is expected that participating students will have the maturity to handle Socratic discussions on the rich topics.


OMNI THREE

COST: $525/year (Private pay only. Charter funds not accepted.)
TIME: Thursdays, 9:00am-10:30pm
MAX: 15 students
GRADES: 9th-11th

DESCRIPTION:

Taught from a Christian perspective, this challenging program is designed to engage our student’s thinking during this formative time. The Omni Program helps our students shape their views on faith, society, and culture through the study of the Bible, early and modern history, and literature. (This course pairs with the literary content in English 2 and US History)


OMNI FOUR

COST: $525/year (Private pay only. Charter funds not accepted.)
TIME: Thursdays, 12:45pm-2:15pm
MAX: 15 students
GRADES: 10th-12th

DESCRIPTION:

Taught from a Christian perspective, this challenging program is designed to engage our students during this formative time. The Omni Program will help our students shape their views on faith, society, and culture through the study of the Bible, world history and literature. (This course pairs well with the literary content in English 3 and World History Through Film.)

 

Painting & Art Theory

COST: $385 per semester
TIME: Mondays or Fridays
MAX: 15 students

DESCRIPTION:

This course is an introduction to the different mediums of painting including but not limited to opaque acrylic painting, oil paints and watercolors. Major emphasis is placed on experiencing a variety of techniques and creating composition through observation. Canvas preparation and basic studio skills will also be covered. Materials are included in the cost of the class.

 

World Religion & Apologetics

COST: $865/year (Private pay only. Charter funds not accepted.)
TIME: Thursdays, 9:00am-12:00pm
MAX: 15 students
GRADES: 11th-12th

DESCRIPTION:

This course is for Juniors and Seniors.

Description: In this course students will learn about the major religions and cultures of our time. They will explore the similarities and differences of each religion and culture, and focus on how best to love someone to Christ. Students will also learn how to share their faith as well as defend it. This class will include field trips to important religious and cultural locations in Southern California. Students must present themselves respectfully at all times. Field trips will be strongly encouraged and whenever possible will be scheduled on Thursdays during class time.

Registration and class cost is for the whole year.

 

 

Next Step: 

Once you have selected your student’s classes please return to the home page on our website (www.Joobilo.com ) and click on “Registration” in the upper right corner of our home page. For returning families you may sign in to the Parent Portal, for new families, you will create an account. You will be asked for your credit card information but you will NOT be charged for the cost of classes, only the $ 70 registration fee per student. This holds your spot until August when we receive your PO’s or your payment plan begins. If you DO NOT enroll in classes your credit card will NOT be charged and your account will stay active for 7 days.  Please see "Payment" tab for more information on payments plans and purchase orders.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to us Classes@Joobilo.com or call 562-600-0522.  

Each Semester: 14 weeks, Aug. 30 - Dec. 17th & Jan. 10th - May 13th


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