Core & Elective Curriculum Presentations

Learn more about course options for the upcoming school year.

Welcome to our Virtual Curriculum and Electives Fair for the upcoming school year. Please review the videos and materials below for details on our core and elective course offerings. Core courses are courses that are required to graduate. Elective courses are courses that you take by choice in addition to your core academic classes. 

Please see the dropdown menus below for brief videos about core and elective courses available to students at West Springfield for the upcoming school year. This information will be instrumental during academic advising and course selection in January, February, and March. For a more detailed view of courses available at West Springfield HS, please check out our course catalog pages and Academic Advising Google Site using your FCPSSCHOOLS.NET login for the Google Site. Links for both are found below.

CTE

CTE Videos

FACS- All courses https://youtu.be/EAtyXrIIfYk
DE - Entrepreneurship https://youtu.be/FBPm2uX9EEc
Marketing- All Marketing Courses https://youtu.be/N_mOScx0WDo

STEM

  • Design
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Engineering
  • Advanced Engineering
  • Robotics
  • Advanced Electronics and Robotics

Architectural Drawing

Engineering Drawing

Advanced Drawing

Electronics

Advanced Electronics and Robotics

Aerospace Technology

Aerospace Technology 2

https://youtu.be/RsM6h5Qo_uw

 

English

English Videos

AP Lang https://youtu.be/f13m-dm-IUo
AP Literature https://youtu.be/OjHgVCCb6fw
Creative Writing https://youtu.be/AXxTE2smCQc
Dual Enrollment English https://youtu.be/6gvFcu3GT78
Film Study https://youtu.be/tH29HbqkoUY
English 9-12 Standard and Honors https://youtu.be/6qgBa48E5Sc
Journalism https://youtu.be/SR6TSwRKfvY
Photojournalism https://youtu.be/ABcFg6GQ4ys

 

ESOL

Fine and Performing Arts

Fine and Performing Arts Videos

Animation https://youtu.be/1_0xgmqwt_Q
Band https://youtu.be/WjWXdPxdQHs
Ceramics https://youtu.be/jOXB0LJUSPc
Choir Coming Soon
Digital Art and Design https://youtu.be/T3LPRiANCSQ

Guitar 1, 2

Guitar Ensemble 1,2

Jazz Guitar Combo

https://youtu.be/wQ1cI6ZX0MM
Photography https://youtu.be/9-6O08sMr3Y

Orchestra

  • Beginning
  • Freshman
  • Concert
  • Symphonic
  • Chamber
https://youtu.be/ouJzqokSasA
Studio Art https://youtu.be/tQnai4dhflI

Theater 1-4

Theater Tech 1-4

https://youtu.be/vV3iTtFoi-8

 

General Electives

General Videos

AP Capstone 1 and AP Seminar https://youtu.be/tRzQI1dGI7c
Economics and Personal Finance Honors https://youtu.be/ZsAJaxliCk0
Entrepreneurship Dual Enrollment https://youtu.be/FBPm2uX9EEc
Leadership https://youtu.be/_xWkJF93nM0
Peer Tutoring https://youtu.be/p_QQW05EMT8
Strategies for Success https://youtu.be/qpsvMak8zaU

 

Health, PE, and Driver's Ed

Health, PE, and Driver's Ed Videos

Yoga for Wellness https://youtu.be/R5_GKZIp_fw
Personal Fitness https://youtu.be/TYJryrZdGuw
Fitness Instructor https://youtu.be/gkwWR0tcL_E
Group Fitness Focused https://youtu.be/B98A2N7K97Q
Health-PE 10 https://youtu.be/tfp3FmFfBjw
Sports Medicine https://youtu.be/I0gR6rBhgDQ

 

Math

Math Videos

AP Economics https://youtu.be/FB9zZo1aw9E
AP Statistics https://youtu.be/CiFN2J83-oM

Algebra1

  • Algebra 1 Double Block
  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 1 Honors
https://youtu.be/Iw_fC9DNQy4

Algebra Functions and Data Analysis

Algebra 2/Algebra 2 Honors

https://youtu.be/0U2P7u9aqjM

Calculus

  • Applied Calculus
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
https://youtu.be/1JuPu4Fpz6g

Computer Science

  • Computer Science
  • AP Computer Science
  • AP Computer Science AB
https://youtu.be/Fsc79SEZnV0
Discrete Math https://youtu.be/Muf9-tr5rTA
Geometry/Geometry Honors https://youtu.be/dMlnxdrZnMs
Multivariable Calculus/Matrix Algebra hhttps://youtu.be/RMufaELkBLs

Precalculus

Precalculus Honors

Trigonometry/Math Analysis

https://youtu.be/A0ocK_xc8qU
Probability and Statistics https://youtu.be/0PdpX6sA27k

 

Science

Science Videos

Active Physics https://youtu.be/eZH-Vj5XfO0
Astronomy https://youtu.be/afB41c6Iwrg
Oceanography https://youtu.be/p0eZ2OJ7DqM
AP Biology https://youtu.be/6pw-PnLH04w
AP Chemistry https://youtu.be/IYExIurGlo4
AP Environmental Science https://youtu.be/ndZJc2zB3G8
AP Physics 1 https://youtu.be/8NnwytQ4yzc
AP Physics 2/AP Physics C https://youtu.be/yT5f3yIoEbE
Biology- Standard and Honors https://youtu.be/HsU_aLyIbgk
Chemistry General and Honors https://youtu.be/x0AVIFEvXu8
Environmental Science - 11/12 grade https://youtu.be/whx4uLWh_DU
DE Environmental Science- Dual Enrollment https://youtu.be/SnJyRTOp3XE
Geosystems/Geosystems Honors https://youtu.be/q3TWUa7ec2Y
Human Anatomy and Physiology https://youtu.be/NEiB553C_-o
Physics 1 https://youtu.be/di9mcERIKwk

 

Social Studies

Social Studies Videos

AP Economics https://youtu.be/FB9zZo1aw9E
AP Human Geography https://youtu.be/4BntdqoiLSg
Psychology & AP Psychology https://youtu.be/RToSxGmTSOs
AP US & Comparative Government and Politics https://youtu.be/mo73rWcFlr8
AP World History https://youtu.be/DYALadI6VKg
African American History https://youtu.be/rC6_OJlHxGY
Applied History https://youtu.be/5Ebj8n9ZZ6M
Dual Enrollment US Government https://youtu.be/2D6FL0sfTk8
Government https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0Z5f6bAqdQ
Law In Action https://youtu.be/bSryjm-9oRY
US/VA History

https://youtu.be/sMiqr_REsWs

DE US/VA History https://youtu.be/CiAYVJgVIE0
Women's History https://youtu.be/wwW2XD8Ji_g
World History  & Geography 1 https://youtu.be/tnaQl6nWuqE
World History & Geography 2 https://youtu.be/cUQ6fZeCCjA

 

Special Education

World Languages

World Languages Videos

American Sign Language 1-4 https://youtu.be/0ytGnu19ggA
French 1,2 https://youtu.be/o1Bc7aUJtAE
French 3 https://youtu.be/LJnMPsTtKAE
French 4,5, AP https://youtu.be/0p3dGfSra38
German 1,2 and 3 https://youtu.be/t7x2UDasG1g
German 4,5,AP https://youtu.be/dKbS4aLYtOw
Spanish 1 https://youtu.be/X_iJDWSO1Zg
Spanish 2 https://youtu.be/HtUkc93pDw8
Spanish 3 https://youtu.be/kg7A9kqkKkg
Spanish 4 https://youtu.be/ZZ0d6InRSdY
Spanish 5, AP https://youtu.be/8nBf3tj5Fvo
Spanish for Fluent Speakers 2 https://youtu.be/cvjA8hsmrTY
Spanish for Fluent Speakers 3 https://youtu.be/VZJawd39WHI

 

COURSE CATALOG: CURRENT STUDENTS (9th - 11th Grades)

Students in grades 9-11 should use this course catalog to select their courses

COURSE CATALOG: RISING 9TH GRADERS

Students in 8th grade should use this course catalog for selecting their 9th-grade courses.