Special Programs

Prospect provides additional opportunities outside of academic departments. Below are courses where students have the opportunity to be a leader on campus and improve our Panther Community!  Please make sure to speak with our staff as well as your counselor to discuss how to join these courses.
 
Course Descriptions
 
Graphic Publications (Yearbook)
This course is designed to develop students publishing skills. The main objective of the class is to produce a record of the school year by using photographs, graphic artwork and a copy as means of creative communication. Students master a desktop publishing software program, Adobe InDesign. This class is responsible for producing the high school yearbook.
 
  • Grade Levels: 11-12
  • Graduation Credit: CTE; General Electives
  • UC/CSU Area: College Prep Electives (g)
 
Leadership 
The leadership class is designed to facilitate the Student Government. The class is intended to provide time for Associated Student Body (ASB) members to accomplish their goals and duties as representatives of the student body. Students develop their leadership skills in long and short-term goal setting, time management/organization, communication, leadership, school and community service, interpersonal relations, problem-solving, team building, and evaluation and reflection.
 
  • Grade Levels 9 - 12
  • Graduation Credit: CTE; General Electives
  • UC/CSU Area: College Prep Electives (g)
 
Peer Tutoring
This course will provide an opportunity for advanced students to work as peer tutors in a variety of courses where extra assistance may be needed for individual or group of students. Peer Tutors will learn leadership and teaching skills and be able to provide academic assistance to peers. Peer Tutors will be encouraged to think critically and offer constructive feedback to the teacher and peers.
 
  • Grade Levels: 11-12
  • Prerequisite: Recommendation by teacher and/or administration.
  • Graduation Credit: General Electives
  • UC/CSU Area: None
 
Student Assistant
The student assistant program offers a variety of work-based activities to reliable and mature students. The student may serve in the following positions: classroom aide, laboratory assistant, library and office clerk. The course is 2.5 units, and students are given a pass/fail grade only. 
 
  • Grade Levels: 10-12
  • Graduation Credit: General Electives
  • UC/CSU Area: None