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    Hillcrest Electives 


    Art (Full Year - 8th Grade Only for students who took Art I in 7th Grade)



    Creative Publications - 8th Grade only - Morning announcement class, yearbook and school news

    Exploratory Options - Two Semester classes designed for students to explore new interests.  Students will get two of the following options:  

         - Career Action Lab - Medical Paxton Patterson Career Lab 

            Paired with Project Math or Project Science

         - Performance and Literary Works (Drama) paired with Art 

    Mandarin 1-2H and 3-4H - *Only for students who attended the Desert Sage Mandarin Immersion Program.

    Physical Education

    STEM - Gateway to Technology with an engineering focus.

    Spanish 1-2H and Spanish 3-4H-  High school credit class (Students in Rennaisance are eligible to take Spanish 1-2H in 7th grade and Spanish 3-4H in 8th grade).  All other students at Hillcrest are eligible to take Spanish 1-2H in 8th grade if they meet the academic requirements.  

    Teachers Assistant - Work in the counseling office, main office, library and serve as peer tutors for Math.  8th grade only and students must have good grades, attendance, and grades to be eligible.