AP Computer Science

2017 - 2018

Mr. Reiske


  1. Syllabus
  2. Course Description
  3. Grade Book
  4. Announcements and assignments will be on our Google Classroom page.
  5. Our main textbook is Blue Pelican Java. Download a current version HERE.
  6. Each student will be loaned a copy of Barron's AP Computer Science A.
  7. Mr. Reiske's YouTube Channel.
  8. Spring 2017 Lunch Presentation for Prospective Students.
  9. To program with Java on our home computers we need special software. The software is free.
  • Windows - Download and install the file HERE.
  • MacOS X 10.7.3 or later - Download and install the file HERE.
  • MacOS X 10.7.2 or earlier - Download and install the file HERE.
  • Ubuntu / Debian Linux, go to bluej.org.

I create video tutorials and put them on YouTube. Students watch them at home. They will be assigned in Google Classroom.

Additionally, Blue Pelican has lecture videos for each lesson.

Open BlueJ, start the video, and code along with the narrator.

Students will learn how to access these videos on the first day of school.