This state-mandated program is presently provided for in the social sciences curriculum. A course is offered in each of the four grades. Academically talented students are selected for these courses based on screening by the Counseling Center, teacher recommendation, and by meeting other requirements established by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for entrance to programs for the gifted. These courses are designed for in depth study of curriculum topics, creative thinking, and serious discussion and sharing of ideas. Discussion and class work will be based on a wide variety of learning experiences. Writing requirements include critical essays, book reviews, and research projects. Seminar presentations and outside speakers will also be part of the class structure. Interested students should consult their counselor for further information 

    Honors Philosophy - "Socratic Seminar"

    9th Grade - Honors American Studies I

    10th Grade - Honors American Studies II

    11th Grade - Honors Modern World History

    12th Grade - Honors Philosophy