• Friday, January 18, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.


    Viernes, el 18 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
  • Science Department

    SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

    Mission:

    Welcome to the Science Department at High Point High School, where we take pride in harnessing scientific concepts in our students through the process of scientific inquiry.  Each class offered within the department offers a hands on inquiry experience to further ground scientific concepts in young minds.

    High Point High School offers a broad range of experiences in all areas of science including AP Biology, AP Physics, AP Chemistry and AP Environmental Science. The only required science course is Biology, for which students must pass the Maryland High School Assessment (HSA).

    Graduation requirements include three years of science courses, however students are encouraged to schedule science during all four years.

    Courses Offered:

    • 9th Grade Integrated Science
    •  Biology HSA
    • Chemistry
    • Physics
    • Earth and Space Science
    • Forensic/Medical Science
    • AP Biology
    • AP Physics

    Please contact the Instructional or Department Chair at babu.george@pgcps.org with any department related questions.