Holy Family Catholic School Junior High school program is dedicated to preparing students for success in the future, throughout their high school careers and beyond. The junior high curriculum has been developed to provide the next phase of learning and leadership.
In addition to the core curriculum, Junior High students have the choice elective. The students have choices for 8th hour which is held from 2:15 PM – 2:55 PM Monday through Wednesday and Friday.
8th Hour Choices –Students choose one.
Visual Literacy and Media – Mr. Frey- all four quarters
This elective will incorporate a variety of concepts and develop an awareness and appreciation of literature and the arts. There are limitless possibilities of media experiences.
Leadership – Mr. Wilks – all four quarters
This elective will explore qualities for leaders and develop knowledge of historical leaders. Students will experience what it means to be a ‘leader’ within the classroom, the school, the community and the world! Students have opportunities to experience leadership as a part of the University of Illinois Extension Office and the 4-H program.
Technology – Mrs. Layton – all four quarter
This elective will offer the opportunity for students to be involved in all aspects of video production, yearbook creation and development of a school newspaper. There will be limitless opportunities for students to learn about media via technology. The 8th grade video production will be a part of this elective but know that this will not be the only creative result of the class.