Advanced Acting 261

This intermediate course covers acting skills including relaxation and concentration, creation of characters, play-reading, blocking, and scene production. Students participate in theater games and exercises, improvisation, and performances of both monologues/audition...

Advanced Music Theory and Composition 373

This course is designed specifically for the academically gifted music student. Its content is a continuation of Music Theory and Composition 283 with a focus on arranging, orchestrating, and composing. Prerequisite: AP Music Theory and Composition 283 OR Permission...

Advanced Radio Production 261, 361, 461, 561, 661, 761

This is an advanced course in radio theory and production. Students in this course are expected to be conversant with the terminology of broadcast production, evaluation, and performance. In their assigned roles in specific station departments, students have...

AP Music Theory and Composition 283

This course is designed specifically for the academically gifted music student. Its content is a continuation of the harmonic principles taught in Music Theory 161 with a focus on the art of composition. This course emphasizes skills and content required to perform...

Argumentation & Debate 163

The course stresses critical thinking skills through the principles of argument construction and development as well as delivering those arguments effectively in both speaking and writing. Students will be introduced to various debate events including policy debate,...

Art L.A.

An introductory level course created to have students explore basic drawing, painting, and ceramic concepts through a variety of projects that encourage the development of elemental art skills combined with basic English Language art vocabulary proficiency. Limited to...

Art Metals 161

This project-based course engages students in the creation of handcrafted jewelry designs through basic metalworking, glass fusing and lampworking (glass bead making). Shop safety, use of small machinery, hand tools and a torch are introduced in this beginning level...

Art Metals 261

This course is a continuation of basic metal arts techniques, introducing students to stone setting, etching, forging, forming, enameling and glass working. Prerequisite: Art...

Beginning Radio Production 161

This course is designed to familiarize students with radio broadcasting and production. Students are given opportunities to analyze the needs of the community to guide the design, development, and evaluation of on-air content. Script writing and radio production are...

Beginning Television and Film Production 161

A prerequisite for the Advanced Television and Film Production class, this course in television and film emphasizes the technical and creative aspects of television and film work. Students learn how to operate cameras, editing software, and other broadcasting...

Bel Canto Chorale

Treble voices comprise this advanced level chorus. The students have successfully completed a beginning and/or intermediate level chorus. Moderate to difficult music is performed; students are required to participate in all departmental concerts and their attendant...

Ceramics 161

An introductory level course designed to allow a beginning level student to develop basic skills, an understanding of ceramics as an art form, and as a means toward expressing one’s interests three...

Ceramics 261

A second level course designed to continue hands-on learning of basic hand-building skills with the addition of wheel-throwing techniques. Students develop proficiency in clay use, surface applications and kiln firing. Prerequisite: Ceramics...

Ceramics 361, 461, 571, 671

Advanced level ceramics classes designed for students to develop skills in idea development, planning and reflective critiquing leading to well-made meaningful artwork. Prerequisite: Ceramics...

Concert Band

This is a performing ensemble composed of students who have some technical proficiency on their instrument. Standard concert band literature of a moderate level is rehearsed and performed. Through sectional and individual guidance,students are encouraged to develop...

Debate Honors 171

This course is for serious students of academic debate, especially those who plan on continued participation in interscholastic competition. It emphasizes advanced debate theory, extensive research skills and practice debating on the current national debate topic....

Digital Graphic Design 161

Discover how to create and edit a variety of static raster images and vector images. Experience the production and modification of typography, logos, product packaging, digital pictures and creative designs using the professional software packages Adobe Photoshop and...

Directed Drama Projects 461

This course is for advanced drama students who want to focus on directing. Students will learn and complete the directorial process from analysis to performance. These productions may be presented as part of an evening of one-acts. Prerequisite: Introduction to Drama...

Drawing 161

This is a fundamental course to acquaint students with basic drawing and design concepts focused around a balance between observation and imagination. Various media and techniques are taught. Students will gain art appreciation by learning about historical and...