Maur Hill-Mount Academy, Atchison:
Maur Hill-Mount Academy is a Catholic, college preparatory boarding and day school located in Atchison County, northeast Kansas. Maur Hill-Mount Academy educates young men and women in Grades 9-12 in the Benedictine tradition of prayer, work, and love of learning. MH-MA provides a well-rounded curriculum offering advanced placement courses, college prep SAT and ACT, grade-level requirements, numerous electives and TOEFL courses for domestic and international students.
Co-ed Boarding and Day Programs for Students in Grades 9-12:
Maur Hill - Mount Academy recognizes the importance of math and science, and we are investing our resources into these areas so that students will be appropriately challenged and adequately prepared for the global society in which we live.
This course focuses on the study of writing, vocabulary, literature analysis, inquiry, and research. The writing program focuses on developing inquiry questions, forming thesis statements, implement research techniques, and writing synthesis essays in MLA format.
The literature program includes the study of fiction and non-fiction essays, short stories, poetry, plays, and novels. A concentration on making schematic connections betweentext, world, and life are emphasized.
This course is organized around major business issues and the units serve as introductions to major themes and present information to help bring the real world of business to life.
Students read about the owners of successful and eclectic businesses. These entrepreneurs provide practical answers to important questions about how they achieved
This course will cover the events that have helped build our country since 1865. The first semester will cover Reconstruction, expansionism, industrialization, immigration, Progressive Era and World War I.
The second semester will cover the Roaring 20’s, Great Depression, World War II, Korean Conflict, Cold War, Civil Rights, Vietnam and the Reagan Years. At the end of the year students should have a greater understanding of important events and decisions that have shaped this great nation.
This course will cover the standards on the Kansas Mathematics Assessment Test. This class is a required course for those students who did not attain a passing score on the Kansas Math Assessment their sophomore year.
Topics included in this course are properties of real numbers, estimation, solving real world problems using formulae and percents, linear equations and inequalities, systems of linear equation and inequalities, linear functions, the Pythagorean Theorem, impact of transformations, probability and odds, measures of central tendency, and data analysis.
Biology provides a thorough investigation of the basic fundamentals of living organisms. The study of microbial, unicellular, parasitic, and multi-cellular organisms to include cellular structure and function, ecology, botany, biochemistry, genetics, anatomy and physiology of specific organisms, and biotic classifications will be developed within this course.
Study in all areas emphasizes the relationship between structure and function, biotic and a biotic factors, along with an emphasis on a systematic approach to scientific problem solving.
This department includes vocal, instrumental, visual and performing arts.
Students will be introduced to modern and traditional methods and techniques used in graphic design and photography. In the graphic arts, students will learn the basics of typography, layout and computer based graphic software applications.
This class is intended to equip the students with the knowledge and an ability to keep his/hers own body physically fit. The student also develops an increased capacity for body control and endurance.
The students are instructed in the necessary rules and physical skills needed to participate in individual, dual and team sports in a wide variety of activities. Examples: Soccer, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Weight Training, Running, Conditioning, Jump Rope, Flexibility, etc., just to name a few.
ACT and SAT Prep:
This course is a four part course reviewing math, science, English and reading concepts.
The course is designed to better prepare students to take the ACT or SAT. Topics frommathematics will include a review of pre-algebra, elementary algebra, intermediate algebra, plane geometry, coordinate geometry, and trigonometry.
Advanced Placement Courses:
We offer AP courses in all subject areas.
We also offer:
- TOEFL Courses for international students
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|Address: Atchison, 1000 Green St, Kansas City, Kansas , USA|
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