Non-Departmental Course Descriptions
Study Skills

Credit: ½
Pre-requisite: none

Study skills/tutorial class involves assisting students to learn methods of organizational, note-taking, test-taking, and reading skills. Each of these skills will help the student to become academically successful at St. Anne Community High School. Different techniques will be used to achieve these goals including the use of computer programs, study aids, and organizational charts. In addition to receiving study skills instruction, students will receive tutoring services for subject areas in which they may be experiencing difficulty.

Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) Prep

Credit: ½
Pre-requisite: Sophomore or Junior standing

Prairie State Achievement Examination (PSAE) Preparation course is one semester in duration. The course is designed to aid students in building a strong foundation and acquire the skills necessary to achieve the highest ratio of success in taking their PSAE test. In addition to the immediate reward of higher test scores, the course dynamics offers a set of strategies for learning and a set of test-taking skills that each student can utilize throughout their academic careers.