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Weber School Academics

Academics at Weber

Weber moves beyond the narrow boundaries of individual disciplines with opportunities for students to explore sophisticated and ideas.

Study Abroad

Senior Israel Poland Experience: In partnership with the Alexander Muss High School in Israel, this five week study abroad offers a rich learning experience that fosters independent thinking. The trip includes Poland and Israel and is an experiential learning experience based on important chronological events that molded the Jewish People and the State of Israel.

Spanish Immersion Travel Experience: This program challenges and strengthens students’ language skills by providing them with opportunities to engage with native speakers, to deepen their understanding of Latin American culture, and to expose them to a thriving Jewish Hispanic community.

Interdisciplinary

Cross-listed electives in English and Hebrew literature, Math, Science, Social Studies, and the Arts.

American Humanities Experience: an interdisciplinary approach to the study of American history, literature, and Judaism.

January “Haskalah” (Enlightenment) Term: Broad and rich interdisciplinary and integrated learning with a wide range of cross-curricular team-taught courses filled with off-campus expeditions, project-based learning goals, and final exhibitions.

Fellowships

Weber offers 3 professional student internship/fellowships.

Social Entrepreneurship: A joint venture with Rubicon Global and University of Kentucky featuring onsite internships at Rubicon Global’s Atlanta headquarters.

Weber Teaching Fellowship: Under the mentorship of Weber faculty, Weber Teaching Fellows will study content and pedagogy that will support their work as educators.

Public Relations and Marketing Fellowship: A mentored work experience with career guidance and public outreach opportunities across a range of marketing disciplines.

Fine and Performing Arts

Weber has created in its arts curriculum an Artist-in Residence program that provides students with distinct and quality experience learning from a master artist on campus. In addition to annual productions and performances, local artists conduct in-class workshops.

Senior Capstone

A year long Honors course designed to provide students with the opportunity to combine an interdisciplinary seminar examination of Jewish and General Studies topics with sustained independent, academic work. Successful completion of the course includes a written thesis and oral defense of the student’s chosen topic
of study.

Advanced Placement

We continue to expand our Advanced Placement Program in response to student needs and interests. Students are not limited in AP course eligibility; our strongest students will have a maximum of 5 to 7 AP courses in their junior and senior years. Each student is required to take the exam. We offer the following AP courses:

  • English Language and Composition
  • English Literature and Composition
  • Calculus AB
  • Calculus BC
  • Statistics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Environmental Science
  • Physics I
  • Physics C: Mechanics
  • Macroeconomics
  • US Government and Politics
  • US History
  • World History
  • Studio Art: Drawing
  • Spanish Language
  • Computer Science
  • Psychology
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