Posts Tagged ‘j-term’

Recognizing Brokenness

Recognizing Brokenness

By Grace Pelley As they pass the trays down the line, the students try to read the faces of people they have never met or seen before in their lives. The Social Justice class recognizes the brokenness in these people’s faces. Mrs. Erickson and Mr. Voigt’s Social Justice J-Term class got a glimpse of what […]

What Did You Think of J-Term?

What Did You Think of J-Term?

Marissa Cranston, Grace McCollum, and Destiny Wood ask students about their experiences in Mount Vernon’s first ever J-Term in the video below. They also conducted a survey and share the results of the survey of the sophomores, juniors, and seniors (Who were allowed to choose their classes.) Results were very positive. Out of 252 students […]

J-Term Courses Documented by Video Journalism Class

J-Term Courses Documented by Video Journalism Class

Below are videos created by the Video Journalism J-Term  class to report on the other courses offered January 4-19 at Mount Vernon High School. Under each video is a brief description of the content of the course. RECENT U.S. HISTORY REQUIRED IN GRADE 9 Mr. Timm, Mr. Sotillo, and Mrs. Nichols Students learned historical content […]

Project Based Learning Explored Through J-Term Classes

Project Based Learning Explored Through J-Term Classes

Mount Vernon High School’s first J-term classes are past the half-way point. The 12-day term of all-day classes which are co-taught offer the flexibility and opportunities for field trips and projects. Below are photos taken by the Video Journalism J-term class, which is reporting on the coursework by creating videos and a book about the […]