The mission of AVID is to ensure that ALL students, and most especially the least-served students who are in the middle:
- will succeed in rigorous curriculum
- will complete a college-preparatory path
- will enter mainstream activities of the school
- will increase their enrollment in a four-year college, and
- will become educated, responsible participants and learners in a democratic society.
Our Advancement via Individual Determination (AVID) program provides students who have untapped potential with the additional skill sets that they need to get into college and excel in a higher-education environment. To be considered for enrollment, students must apply to the program. The application process usually includes submission of a written essay, and an interview. Once accepted, students participate in the following course components:
- Study skills, such as two-column note taking
- Academic writing
- Learning to study in groups
- Tutorials run by trained college students
- Preparation for applying to colleges and college visits
Field trips and guest speakers
Hosler's Leadership class mission is to develop extraordinary leaders for our community. The Dictionary defines extraordinary as 1. "Going beyond what is usual, regular or customary" and 2. "Highly exceptional; remarkable." Hear us Roar, we are Hosler Lions.
This course fosters student leadership, communication, and organizational skills through planning and implementing student and spirit activities. Students will develop their problem solving capacity and the citizenship character traits of teamwork, respect, and community service.
The CACC Mission is “to provide California schools and students with a quality educational and leadership development program that prepares students for success in college and the work force.”
The Goals of the CACC are outlined in the tenets of the Cadet Code (spelling out the mnemonic device LEADERSHIP) which encourage:
a. Loyalty - To self, others, and civic and government institutions.
b. Education - The success of all cadets in academic endeavors, including staying in school and pursuing higher education.
c. Ambition – Striving for excellence and lofty goals.
d. Duty - Lifelong habits of responsible behavior, excellent attendance, and punctuality.
e. Enthusiasm – A zest for life’s challenges.
f. Respect - cooperation with school and public policies, regulations, and laws and respect for the dignity of all persons as well as an appreciation for the rich heritage of America and California.
g. Service – To others, our state, our nation, and world.
h. Health – Fitness and wellness, including avoidance of gangs, illegal drugs, alcohol, and tobacco.
i. Integrity - Positive choices by cadets with regards to private and public behavior.
j. Personal courage – Say no to that which is wrong and stand up for what is right.
The six CACC Objectives are to:
a. Develop LEADERSHIP.
b. Engender CITIZENSHIP.
c. Encourage PATRIOTISM.
d. Foster ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE.
e. Teach BASIC MILITARY KNOWLEDGE.
f. Promote HEALTH, FITNESS, AND WELLNESS.
PRE-MESA (8TH GRADE)
The goal of the class is to enhance math and science skills, explore career opportunities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), and ensure that students are competitively eligible for the university.
Introduction to Drama Elective provides the students with a comfortable and well-rounded sense of themselves as a performer, their relations to other student actors/classmates, and to their environment. At the same time, the goal is for students to develop skills of perception, awareness, and appreciation for the craft of Theatre as an art form, and as a learning process. This course requires no previous experience. However, an open mind, a lot of enthusiasm, and self-discipline will be very helpful when joining the class.
This course is designed so that students will become more comfortable and relaxed while performing in front of an audience. Students will engage in building their drama and acting skills through improvisations, skits and drama exercises. A main goal of this elective is for all students to have fun and to participate in the culminating end of the trimester performance which is carefully selected and appropriate for middle school students and audiences.
ROCK 'N' ROLL ACADEMY