College Course Offerings
Long Island University/C. W. Post SCALE Program - Secondary Collegiate Articulated Learning Experience - a cooperative program between C. W. Post Center of Long Island University and Half Hollow Hills - enables qualified high school seniors to enroll in Long Island University and earn college credits while remaining in their high school setting. The program seeks to provide qualified students with the opportunity to accelerate their academic pursuits. Students enrolled in the SCALE program will be fully matriculated students meeting all admissions criteria established by the faculty of Long Island University. College credit is available in College English and College Calculus. SCALE students are provided with a C. W. Post identification card valid through the entire academic year. Upon completion of the senior year of high school, matriculated students may continue their degree study at any center of Long Island University by filing a Continuation of Study form. Students who continue their education at other institutions may apply for transfer credit with an application available in the HS Guidance Departments.
Gurwin Jewish Geriatric Center Internship Program (Course # 6084)
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12 Course Length: One Semester Credit: ½ Pass/Fail
This semester long internship is conducted after school, once a week, for 15 weeks and offers students an opportunity to explore careers that support a health care facility, such as: medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, nursing, social work, pharmacy, therapeutic recreation, finance, personnel, public relations, food services, engineering and plant maintenance, medical records, health care administrator. The student rotates through each department, developing relations with residents and staff and learning about the growing field of geriatrics.
Priority given to upperclassmen.
Independent Study provides the opportunity for achievement in a setting other than the conventional one. Students may pursue programs of independent study in the less commonly taught subjects like AP Physics B Level and languages such as Hebrew, Greek, Russian, and Chinese, and, with limitations, in physical education. Courses in Independent Study will not be computed in the student’s average.