Iron Horse Middle School

Elective Information

As a student begins the seventh grade, it is time to start thinking about what sort of academic program is most appropriate. What a student takes in seventh and eighth grade affects course selection in high school, so it is important to consider seventh grade as the beginning of a six-year curriculum at the secondary level of public education.

Parents and students should be aware that course selection should be a good fit for the student’s abilities, work habits, and interests. For example, if a student is not ready for an academic elective such as French or Spanish, then he can wait until ninth grade to begin his study of Foreign Language and still meet the requirements established by the University of California / California State University systems.

Middle school students still need to explore what they are interested in, what they excel at, and what engages them, which is why we have so many elective options available.

 

IHMS offers electives under the following categories:

Elective Teacher
Art Nichole Vigar
Band

Jeanette Brown

Computers/Multimedia/Video Production Doug Wartenberg
Drama & Stagecraft Heather Raines
Environmental Studies Shawn Armstrong
Leadership Allison Stevens
Living Skills Brian Rouillard
Technology Cheryl Keller
Yearbook Michelle Hamon
AVID Celeste Granger

 

Non-Discrimination Statement

San Ramon Valley Unified School District programs, activities, and practices shall be free from unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation, and bullying based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, national origin, ethnic group identification, age, religion, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, or gender expression; or on the basis of a person’s association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics.

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