The Delaware Volunteer Credit allows students in grades 9–12 to earn one elective credit towards graduation upon completing 90 hours of community service during two semesters. The semesters do not have to be consecutive or in the same calendar year. Hours must be performed outside the student’s regularly scheduled school day. Volunteer hours completed as part of a service group requirement may also be used towards the Delaware Volunteer Credit. Volunteer activity cannot be political or advocacy in nature. Hours must be performed at a non-profit agency in Delaware. Service
must be approved by the State Office of Volunteerism. Please inquire with your school counselor for more details.
Prerequisite: Enrollment in three or more Non-Credited Honors, AP, or Dual Enrollment courses
This is a course to enhance student’s studies in honors and AP courses. A specific structure will be provided for class time with checks for understanding and periodic conferencing to assist students with monitoring their progress in these courses. This course is graded pass/fail.
Senior Option offers students the opportunity to further their education in a career area, demonstrate and extend career major competencies, and/or provide a service to the community. Students must apply to school counselors for acceptance and meet all requirements. Senior Options includes: college coursework, volunteer service, internship, cooperative work experience, or senior project.
This course is designed to instruct students in the various tasks that go into producing a yearbook by providing instruction and hands-on experience. Students will write copy, design layouts, take photographs, crop photographs, and sell ads. The remainder of the course requires students to use these skills to finalize the Milfordian for the coming year.
Engineering Essentials introduces students to engineering concepts that are applicable across multiple engineering disciplines and empowers them to build technical skills through the use of a variety of engineering tools, such as geographic information systems (GIS), 3-D solid modeling software, and prototyping equipment. Students learn and apply the engineering design process to develop mechanical, electronic, process, and logistical solutions to relevant problems
across a variety of industry sectors, including health care, public service, and product development and manufacturing.
This course is for non-English-speaking students. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills will be developed around basic vocabulary needed for the student to survive in an English-speaking environment.
This course is for limited English proficient students who need to practice all areas of English acquisition, including speaking and listening, but also focus more on reading and writing to prepare them for success in the mainstream classroom.
*Once students complete this course they may continue receiving tutorial assistance in completing their work requirements for other scheduled classes. Credit can still be obtained for elective purposes.