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Advanced Placement and AP Capstone

WHAT IS ADVANCED PLACEMENT?

 

South's Advanced Placement (AP) courses prepare students for the rigors of college academics on our campus.   

SFMHS AP Crest Graphic

AP courses are recognized by colleges and universities world-wide as the standard of excellence in academic achievement.  In addition to exposure to college level coursework, students can earn an extra 0.04 points per credit hour towards their weighted GPA.


We currently offer the following AP courses on our campus for this academic year:

Science-
Environmental Science, Biology, Chemistry
Social Studies-Human Geography, World History, US History, European History, Macroeconomics, US Government, Psychology
Math-Calculus AB, Statistics
Language Arts and Foreign Language-Language and Composition, English Literature, Spanish Language and Culture, Spanish Litereature
Technology-Computer Science Principles
Art-Studio Art 2D, Drawing
Capstone-Seminar, Research



To find out what colleges accept which AP course scores for credit, click on the image below

AP Credit Search Window

 



 

Unlike other advanced curriculum programs, AP provides students with academic choices in selecting courses that fit their areas of expertise and interests.   Students in AP are still able to take one of our 12 Career Academy courses and participate in athletics and clubs.

SUMMER WORK


IF YOU ARE SIGNED UP FOR AN AP COURSE FOR THE 2019-2020 ACADEMIC YEAR, PLEASE CHECK FOR SUMMER WORK BELOW.  IF YOU HAVE SPECIFIC QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COURSE, PLEASE CONTACT THE LISTED TEACHER. 
ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND SUMMER ASSIGNMENTS
Subject Teacher Teacher E-mail Syllabus Summer Work
Biology Wilkie stevenjw@leeschools.net AP Biology Syllabus Join Google Classroom. Code=iyouu25 Review content posted in stream/classwork section
Chemistry Not Offered for 2019-2020 School Year-Look for this course in 2020-2021 AP Chemistry Course Description* Not Offered for 2019-2020 School Year-Look for this course in 2020-2021
Environmental Science* Doherty* Reganmd@leeschools.net AP Environmental Science Course Description* None
Physics Palaia franklp@leeschools.net AP Physics 1 Syllabus None
English Literature Kasenow kevinjk@leeschools.net AP English Literature Syllabus AP English Literature Summer Assignment
English Language and Composition Edwins cathyle@leeschools.net AP English Language/Composition Syllabus AP English Language and Composition Summer Assignment
Seminar 9th Grade Section* Wilkie stevenjw@leeschools.net AP Seminar Course Description* None
Seminar 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade* Regnaert julielre@leeschools.net AP Seminar Course Description* None
Research* Wilkie stevenjw@leeschools.net AP Research Course Description* None
Spanish Language and Culture Bello-Ras Marilindab@leeschools.net AP Spanish Language/Culture Syllabus None
Spanish Literature Not Offered for 2019-2020 School Year-Look for this course in 2020-2021 AP Spanish Literature Syllabus Not Offered for 2019-2020 School Year-Look for this course in 2020-2021
Statistics Fox Charlasf@leeschools.net AP Statistics Syllabus AP Statistics Summer Assignment
Calculus Rondon Nereidar@leeschools.net AP Calculus Syllabus AP Calculus Summer Assignment
Human Geography Ferrante Lisanf@leeschools.net AP Human Geography Syllabus None
World History Not Offered for 2019-2020 School Year-Look for this course in 2020-2021 AP World History Syllabus Not Offered for 2019-2020 School Year-Look for this course in 2020-2021
European History Druskis Jonathanpd@leeschools.net AP European History Summer Assignment
Psychology Lowman KellyL@leeschools.net AP Psychology Syllabus None
US History Noland Jaken@leeschools.net APUSH Syllabus None
Macroeconomics Gruhn jacquelynesg@leeschools.net AP Macroeconomics Syllabus None
Government Gruhn jacquelynesg@leeschools.net AP Government Syllabus None
Studio Art Cabrera mariacca@leeschools.net AP Studio Art Course Description* AP Studio Art Summer Assignment
Computer Science Principles* Doerstal mariofd@leeschools.net AP Computer Science Principles Course Description None
*Course teachers will be finalizing course syllabus this summer.

 

What is AP Capstone?

SFMHS was one of the first school's in the district to pilot the AP Capstone program.  The program requires students to pursue a minimum of six AP courses during their time here at SFMHS.

  • AP capstone is a program built on student customization. Students take multiple AP classes in areas of their own interest in conjunction with the required courses of Seminar  and Research .
  • Student efforts in the AP capstone program are rewarded in two possible ways:



 Click here to read more about the AP Capstone Program.


Click here to access SFMHS's Freshman Student Information Packet

AP CELEBRATIONS!!!

After starting the semester strong, SFMHS's AP student family found some much needed time to relax and unwind with their peers.  Close to 300 students filled our cafe for bagels, coffee, juice and games.    

Students sporting AP Passed Shirts       

A big thank you to our community partners (Bagel Factory, Panera at Daniels and Six Mile Cypress, Sun Harvest Citrus, and Perkins at Six Mile and US 41) for their ongoing support and donations.

                      Sun Harvest CitrusBagel FactoryPanera BreadPerkins

Students enjoy a hot chocolate bar and time with their peers as they prepare for Semester 1 exams

AP Hot Chocolate Bar

AP Hot Chocolate Social

Students attending our AP End of the Year BBQ

AP Summer BBQ Students

 


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