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Category : Academics
An Invitation for 8th Graders! Learn About Shadow Mountain’s DAAPS Program
Tuesday , September 21 , 2021
Eighth-grade students interested in learning more about the Digital Academy of Advanced Placement Scholars (DAAPS), a Humanities Honors program, should attend the Informational Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Media Center at Shadow Mountain High School (get directions).
During the Open House, students and parents will be provided with an overview of the program and hear from current students and teachers and provide information about admission requirements and the application process. There also will be an opportunity to ask questions about the entire DAAPS high school experience.
DAAPS is a Premier Program exclusively offered at Shadow Mountain High School. Courses are designed to exceed the district and state curriculum requirements and challenge the gifted or honors student. Students read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate literature. Interdisciplinary courses are part of the curriculum, and students focus on four areas: the critical evaluation of texts, English syntax, grammar, college-level research, and interdisciplinary writing.