Who We Are
The Seminar School is an option for 9-12th graders at Service High School. Within Seminar, students will take a mixed grade Language Arts class for the 1st and 3rd quarters, then a social studies class with their grade level peers for the 2nd and 4th quarters. These seminar classes are a two-hour block period in the student's regular schedule.
Social Studies Class by Grade:
9th - Alaska Studies & Ancient Civ.
10th - World History
11th - U.S. History
12th - U.S. Gvmt & Economics
A Seminar Student is one that is...
The Seminar School's curriculum is built upon the consideration of classical texts and the use of the Socratic Seminar process. Small groups of students work collaboratively in understanding the texts before coming together for a class discussion. Students are then encouraged to be creative through a post-write. Seminar classes focus on reading comprehension, rigorous writing, articulation of ideas, and critical thinking.