What to Expect: 9th Grade Courses

When incoming ninth graders see their class schedules for next year, they often are curious about what those classes will be like. The quick videos below show Urban School academic department chairs explaining what to expect in ninth grade classes in their various departments.

Watching these videos may be helpful both in understanding how high school classes differ from middle schools, and in understanding more about what's expected of you this coming year.

INTRO - Geoff Ruth, Academic Dean
MATH - Parisa Safa
SCIENCE - Matthew Casey
ENGLISH - Courtney Rein
HISTORY - Rebecca Shapiro
PERFORMING ARTS - Scott Foster VISUAL ARTS - Kate Randall

LANGUAGE - See web portfolio