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2017 Letters About Literature Finalists

Congratulations to Key 5th graders Alexa Cruz, Isabella Moran and Alana Stewart on being named Maryland state finalists for the 2017 Letters About Literature contest!

Key 6th grader, Aliya Peremel's poetry submission, "Change," has been selected for publication in the 2017 World Artists' Experiences Anthology, Building a More Peaceful World Through Kindness and Compassion.

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Academic Requirements

The academic year at Key is divided into semesters. Classes meet on a block system. Each class meets for two seventy-minute periods and two forty-five minute periods per week. Students take a minimum of five courses each semester, with each full year course being equal to one credit. In order to graduate, students must earn at least 19 credits and present as a minimum:

Minimum Academic Requirements
Arts2 credits
English4 credits
History3 credits
Foreign Language3 credits
Mathematics3 credits
Physical Education1 credit
Science3 credits

Advanced Placement

The following courses are wholly dedicated to A.P. preparation: French VI (French Literature); Spanish V (Spanish Language); Latin IV (Virgil); Calculus (AB and BC); Biology; Chemistry; Studio Art. The following A.P. opportunities are also available: Physics; Statistics; English Composition and Literature (English 12); American History (American Civilization); French Language (French V).