Band and Math 9
Students will alternate between Band and Math on alternate days and run year long.
Digital Media Arts 9
Are you interested in using technology to tell a visual story? In this course, you will use a variety of hardware and software to take your creative ideas from planning through to completion.
In Timberline's Digital Hackerspace, you can create digital paintings and drawings, build 3D models, animate stickmen, and dabble in coding and App development.
In Media Arts, you'll learn about filmmaking and video production, using digital video cameras and editing with Final Cut. Have you heard the phrase, “Don’t always believe what you see?” This is doubly true in this course as you will learn the art of manipulation by making people disappear, giving them the ability to fly, and creating chaos by throwing fireballs and explosions. Make the unbelievable believable!
Visit the Hackerspace
site and the Media 9
site for more information and to view student creations.
¿Quieres hablar español? There are different reasons to join Spanish class: a university requirement, you'd like to communicate while traveling in Spanish speaking country or you'd like to speak another language. In Spanish 1, you will learn how to introduce yourself, talk about likes and dislikes, tell time, learn vocabulary about school, clothing, food, family, and more. As Spanish is the second most spoken mother tongue of the world, your learning will come handy at some point. Expect to actively participate in class by listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Spanish 1 is part of a series with Spanish 2 and Spanish 3 that will give you the equivalent of a language 11-level course.
C.S.I.: Collaborative Studies and Investigation 9
CSI 9 is a hands-on, academic course that integrates Science studies while building cross-curricular and transferable skills. There will be a focus on Inquiry-Based Learning developing a solid foundation of skills for high school studies: ex. Study Skills and Critical thinking skills. Students will study a variety of topics through project-based learning including things like entomology (the study of insects), survival skills, forensics and/or structures.
Art and Drama 9
Drama is an active and engaging program where students learn to incorporate the craft of theatre into their everyday lives, developing concentration, imagination, professionalism, character, and self conﬁdence. Drama provides students with the opportunity to improve their creativity and communication skills. If you like drawing, painting and exploring your creative side then this is the course for you. Find out what you like to do best in this introductory high school art class. The course covers a wide range of artistic activities; drawing, painting, mixed media and graphic design. The art room is a stimulating, vibrant place where you can explore the ‘right side’ of your brain. If you really like art or just want to ﬁnd out what the art room is all about then sign up for a class.
Food and Pottery 9
If you are looking for fun-filled electives that emphasize hands-on participation and collaboration, then this course is for you. In Foods 9 you make it and you eat it. You will learn the fundamentals of safety, sanitation, measuring and understanding recipes while cooking first hand. Healthy snacking, baking basics, meal planning and the factors that affect attitudes and decisions about food, global food issues, and nutrition are also covered. Pottery 9 is a hands-on 3D course that teaches you the basics of creating with clay. Develop your skills in hand-building and slab techniques to create unique creatures, one-of-a-kind bowls and mugs, wall plaques and more. Learn how to apply glazes to make your projects look like finished works of art. If you can imagine it, you can create it!
Prepare for Math 9! Identified students will take this course to get ready for Math 9 in second semester.
Get more comfortable with listening to and speaking Canada's other official language. By doing oral projects, expanding your repertoire of vocabulary, and learning more of the grammatical structures of the French language, you will find yourself feeling more confident with French and language learning in general. Be ready to listen, write, and speak and you will be one step further to fluency.
Amazing Trades 9
Create, design and build projects as you rotate through the shops at Timberline: Woodwork, Mechanics, Robotics, Jewelry and Art Metal, Electronics and Drafting. Discover which trade to pursue further in grades 10-12.