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    LEADERSHIP
    Credits:  1.0 credit
    Grade(s):  10, 11, 12
    Length of Course:  One Year
    Prerequisite:  Elected Position or Teacher Recommendation
    Graduation Requirement Satisfied:  Occupational Ed, Elective

    This class is a leadership learning laboratory that supports and challenges students to develop the habits of citizenship, service, ethical leadership, and the ability to think and act on behalf of the common good. It focuses not only on developing lasting leadership capacity, but also on touching the hearts of youth, encouraging them to live and act from their values, and feel empowered to make the world a better place.

    PROYECTO SABER 
    Credits:  0.5 credit
    Grade(s):  9, 10, 11, 12
    Length of Course:  One Semester / Any semester
    Prerequisite:  None
    Graduation Requirement Satisfied:  Elective

    Proyecto Saber was implemented in the Seattle Public Schools in 1975. The goal of Proyecto is to provide a safe, productive, and welcoming environment where students can receive the help they need to be successful in school and in planning for their future. This program offers cultural presentations, tutorial assistance with a complete computer lab, counseling services, home / school liaison, college readiness planning and assistance, and referrals to community services offered by Chicano / Latino social service agencies.  Proyecto also sponsors a Latino student club called MECh/LA to celebrate and promote the cultural heritage of the Latino students. 
     A main component of the Proyecto Saber program is the elective class that is offered five periods a day for .5 credits. The instructors are bilingual, speaking English and Spanish, and work with student’s one on one or in small groups to complete their homework and projects for their other classes.  In order to receive an A in the class, students are required to attend regularly, work on their homework daily, keep a record of their daily homework assignments and finished work, and complete special projects investigating their own cultural backgrounds. Students may take the class as many times as needed and as their schedule can accommodate.

    Šǝqačib 
    Credits:  0.5 credit
    Grade(s):  9, 10, 11, 12
    Length of Course:  One Semester / Any semester
    Prerequisite:  Teacher Permission
    Graduation Requirement Satisfied:  Elective

    Šǝqačib is offered through the Title VI; Huchoosedah Indian Education Program of Seattle Public Schools.  Working in cooperation with both Chief Sealth International High School and Denny International Middle School, scholars are provided a welcoming, academically focused environment where identity safety and academic progress are fostered. Šǝqačib offers cultural enrichment activities/presentations, academic tutoring and access to resources through community services offered by Alaskan Native/Native American agencies as well as Seattle Public Schools.
    The focus of the class is to promote school engagement and academic progress in a culturally sensitive environment.  The elective course is offered five periods a day for a .50 credit and is taught by a teacher and supported with an Instructional Assistant to work with students to ensure academic success.  Students receive small group instruction, one on one support and direct class instruction.  In order to earn an A in this course, scholars are expected to attend and work on classwork daily, maintain a record of their assignments /progress and complete assignments as assigned.  Students may take this course as many times as needed and as their schedule accommodates.