Our student body is engaged…with small classes, flexible learning options, and emphasis on linking academics to personal interests and real-world projects. We help students see learning as a way to reach their life goals.
Everyday use of the latest technology requires students to communicate, collaborate and creatively solve problems. These skills are needed to succeed in our modern world and for careers that do not yet exist. All South Shore students receive a computer to use during school through the South Shore Foundation.
All students must meet the basic graduation requirements:
28 credits shall be required for graduation from South Shore High School.
English 4.0 credits
Social Studies 3.0 credits
Science 3.0 credits
Mathematics 3.0 credits
Physical Education/Health 2.0 credits (1.5 Phy Ed & 0.5 Health)
Computer Applications 0.5 credits
Electives 12.5 credits
Also students must pass a 100 question civics examination given by the school.
General Art, Drawing & Painting
Advanced Drawing & Painting (II)
Advanced Mixed Media
Independent Study Art
Information Processing I
Information Processing II
Desktop Publishing I
Desktop Publishing II
School to Work Credits
COMPUTER SCIENCE-Computer Science Required)
English 9, 10
College English 11, 12 required)
Pre Calculus-Independent Study (Honors Class)
ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASSES
SS has partnered with Wi Virtual School (CESA #9) to offer this program. This program is open for any student in the SS District including students who are home-schooled. Class Offerings: Wi Virtual Schools. Address questions to Principal Clendon Gustafson.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH
Physical Education 9 & 10 (required)
Lifetime Sports/ First Aid
PROJECT BASED LEARNING
STRUCTURED STUDY PROGRAM
Physical Science (required)
U.S. History (required)
History of Archaeology
Multi Cultural Studies/ Current Issues
Civics/ Economics (required)
World Cultures (required)
Advanced Spanish III & IV (honors)
Introduction to Technical Systems
Processes in Transportation
Independent Study: Tech Ed
SOUTH SHORE VIRTUAL/ONLINE PROGRAM- Grades 6-12, No cost for South Shore District students
South Shore is partnered with Wisconsin Virtual School (CESA #9) to offer virtual/online program for students who live in the South Shore District, including students who are currently home-schooled. A variety of classes are offered. An online virtual program offers families the flexibility to access the classes 24 hours a day, 7 days per week and does not restrict students to a specific geographic location, as the classes can be accessed anywhere there is an internet connection. Students participating in this program will be provided the technology to access the classes, and will be eligible to participate in sports and other co-curricular activities if the meet the criteria. The district will provide a local education guide to help the students through the classes as well.
Any interested parents or students who would like to try the virtual/online program may contact the school office for more information and application materials.
For more information on class offerings please explore the following link: http://www.wisconsinvirtualschool.org/