Upper School Electives

Upper School electives are graded courses that will appear on the transcript. Most are worth a half credit for a year-long course. Most courses meet two days a week during Eighth and/or Eighth and Ninth Period and last the entirety of the school year. There are exceptions to this pattern, which have been noted below. The following elective classes may be offered in the 2018-19 school year pending approval and enrollment. Electives marked with an asterisk* are offered every other year.
 
Creative Writing: The Living Word Project (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth 

Cryptology, .5 Credit, Eighth 

Dance Master Class: Dancing at the College Level (11-12), .5 Credit, TBD
 
Debate, Public Speaking, and Rhetoric (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth
 
Film Production (9-12), 1.0 Credit, Eighth/Ninth
 
Interdisciplinary Studio 1,2,3 (9-12 - No AP Studio Students), 1.0 Credit, Thursdays only, Extended Eighth
 
Introduction to Aviation*, .5 Credit, Eighth
 
Introduction to Computer Programming (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth
 
Improvisational Theater (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth OR 1.0 Credit, Eighth/Ninth
 
iOS App and Game Design (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth 

Jazz Theory 1,2,3,4 (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth 

Journalism: Storytelling and Media (9-12), .5 Credit Eighth
 
Leadership: Community Engagement (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth
 
Making and Engineering Design (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth
 
Mechatronics (10-12), .5 Credit Eighth
 
Model United Nations (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth
 
Product Design (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth 

Think Differently: Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth 

Upper School Choir (9-12), .5 Credit, Eighth
 
W!T: Windward Improv Troupe (10-12), .5 Credit, Eighth OR 1.0 Credit, Eighth/Ninth
Windward School is a 7-12, co-educational, independent day school in Los Angeles, California.