Ka Leo

Filed under News

High schoolers get a head start with college

Photo courtesy of Flickr.

Bluestocking

Photo courtesy of Flickr.

Hang on for a minute...we're trying to find some more stories you might like.


Email This Story






Looking to earn high school and college credits at the same time?

Sacred Hearts Academy offers a dual-credit program with Leeward Community College, in which students can do just that.

The courses available next semester are Introduction to Political Science, Introduction to Psychology, Speech and Chinese.

“Each semester, or three units of an early college course, (yields) one full credit for (a student),” high school counselor Angela Dolan said. This opportunity is available for students who will be sophomores, juniors and seniors. However, students must acquire at least a 3.0 GPA to enroll.

“It’s pretty easy; in fact, it’s almost like a regular (high school) class,” said sophomore Maaya Green, who is currently taking Speech 101. Achieving an excellent grade is simple, she said, as long as the student puts in a little extra effort.

“It’s a lot easier than an AP class, in my opinion,” Green said. She highly recommends other students apply to an early college course.

Depending on the course, classes will take place after school on Tuesday and Thursday or after school on Wednesday.

Students interested in enrolling should attend an informational meeting on Feb. 15 in the school’s Collaboration Room.

Martha Nicholas, Media Editor, Reporter

Martha Nicholas is a third-year Journalism student in her Senior year. Being a student journalist means being the school’s messenger. It’s a journalist’s...

Leave a Comment




Navigate Left
  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Academy welcomes new Head of School

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Youth push for statewide ban on flavored tobacco products

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Students show off their talent at SHA’s Got Talent

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Academy students start the school year with the implementation of advisory

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Student Center makes new menu changes for a new school year

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Nike campaign sparks debate among social media users

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Academy PWH scholarship recipients celebrate annual retreat

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    BREAKING NEWS: Academy to close due to Hurricane Lane

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Seniors enjoy a blast from the past

  • High schoolers get a head start with college

    News

    Students say “no” during the March for Our Lives

Navigate Right
The Voice of Sacred Hearts Academy
High schoolers get a head start with college