For students whose dream classroom is the great outdoors! This track takes advantage of Southern California’s unique landscapes, nearby national parks, and recreation centers—as well as learning about the environmental history and future of our local environment. We connect our students to local curricular and extracurricular learning activities of all kinds, from scuba, kayaking, and marine biology to hiking, rock climbing, and camping.
Below is a sneak peek of the curriculum for Outdoors and Sustainability. In the 9th grade year, students will be doing interdisciplinary studies through the theme of Water—in the first quarter, the unit will focus on California’s Fresh Water as described by our curriculum outline: