Freshmen Seminar is a year-long, rotating blocked course that supports college preparatory students in their transition to high school by introducing and reinforcing skills necessary for success in rigorous curriculum. Students regularly practice critical reading and writing skills, effective organization and study habits, goal setting, collaboration with peers, and questioning techniques. The course also introduces test-taking strategies, learning styles, online safety, and conflict management. Major projects include a financial literacy/budget project, a Google Presentation on potential careers and post-secondary educational options, a high school resume, and a speech.
Designed for students to learn the fundamentals of library management and operation. Students will learn how to effectively locate information both online and in the library. Students will receive training in skills including: library organization, circulation of materials, effective research strategies. Students will also learn interpersonal skills in working with students and teachers. Self-motivation and cooperation will be emphasized.
Designed to reinforce Library Science 1 skills, including locating resources and the daily operation of a library. In addition, the students will deepen their research skills and assume greater responsibility for maintaining the library collection (weeding, inventory) and preparing materials in advance of class visits.
This elective is designed for students who wish to build their resume, improve interpersonal skills, and gain experience in facilitating learning. Students work under a teacher's guidance in primarily freshman classes. Activities within the classroom include tutoring, small group instruction, monitoring individual and group work, and teaching whole-class lessons.
This elective is designed for students who want to support teachers through completing various classroom and copy room tasks.A maximum of 10 credits may be applied toward graduation. Any violations of school rules may necessitate removal from this position.
A course designed to provide students with skills they need to be effective leaders. Students will learn and apply effective intra and inter personal skills, study time/stress management, and understand personality and leadership styles. Students will engage in group dynamics and organizational culture while participating in “real world” experiences. The course is designed to provide students with the leadership skills they need to be actively involved in Student Government, athletics and other co-curricular activities, as well as work experiences and career preparation activities outside of school.
Peer Helping is a leadership course designed to teach the process of helping others. Students are trained to lead and help others through teambuilding, public speaking, peer-counseling & conflict management. Students lead school wide anti-bullying & character workshops along with assemblies on multiple occasions though out the year. Students provide help to others by being available to support them through active listening, conflict management and caring. Students also help Roseville High and our community through “pay it forward” projects and inside-out workshops. Inside-Out Peer Helping is transformational leadership as we see positive transformation in ourselves, in our school and in our community. If you want to know more, go to the Peer Helping link at our school website. This course may be taken Fall and/or Spring and repeated for credit.
This class has been designed to help you to become a successful student at RHS by providing daily support and guidance through the use of RHS student tutors, AVID methodologies, and other personal development activities. Students that participate in this class tend to improve their grades in all of their classes by working with a trained student-tutor and small study groups to complete and understand the course work assigned in their academic classes. This class is recommended for students that tend to struggle in their classes and have a difficult time keeping up with their peers. Regular school attendance is necessary to achieve positive results.
A one-term course for motivated students interested in being involved in school events and activities. This is a required course for students elected to class or ASB office. This course will teach communication, collaborative work, goal setting, budgeting, decision making, and other leadership and interpersonal skills. Students will work together in this class to plan all ASB events, guide school culture, and make decisions that impact the school as a whole. This course does not meet the district social studies graduation requirement, and may be repeated for credit. *Students will need to complete the application and interview process.