Welcome to the thrilling world of Outdoor Adventure PE! In this non-traditional activities Physical Education (PE) class designed for third through eighth-grade students, we aim to provide an exhilarating experience that combines physical fitness with the joy of exploring the great outdoors. Get ready to unleash your adventurous spirit and develop important physical skills while enjoying activities like mountain biking, hiking, swimming, and fishing.
In this comprehensive life skills class, students will gain essential knowledge and practical experience to navigate the real world successfully. The course covers a wide range of topics, starting with money management, teaching students the skills necessary to create and maintain a budget, manage a bank account, and make informed financial decisions. Students will also learn practical skills such as shopping for groceries on a budget, obtaining a food handler's license, and running a small coffee shop business to generate income. The course further equips students with valuable employability skills by guiding them through the process of applying for a part-time job at an auto repair shop and working on the grounds at a local church. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to enhance their communication and leadership abilities by participating in a local Toastmasters chapter. Through hands-on activities, practical assignments, and real-world experiences, students will emerge from this course with the confidence and competence needed to navigate various aspects of adult life.
Welcome to the exciting world of Audio/Visual production! In this course, students will learn the art and technical skills required to record and produce high-quality live audio using computers. Through hands-on training, students will become proficient in using industry-standard software and hardware to capture, mix, and edit audio in real-time settings such as concerts, events, and performances. The course will cover essential topics including microphone selection and placement, signal flow, audio editing techniques, mastering, and sound reinforcement. Students will also explore concepts of acoustics, audio theory, and troubleshooting common technical issues. By the end of the course, students will have the knowledge and practical skills to confidently operate computer-based audio systems, ensuring exceptional sound quality and an immersive audio experience for any live event. Whether you aspire to work in music production, live sound engineering, or event management, this course will equip you with the tools to excel in the exciting field of Audio/Visual production.
Students are introduced to the scientific method and the core ideas and theories of psychology. As a result, students gain an understanding of the complexities and diversity of human thought and behavior. This course will investigate the mind-body connection, analyze concepts of consciousness, evaluate theories of personality, develop an understanding of psychological disorders, evaluate the role and effectiveness of treatments and analyze theories of intelligence.
This course will help students find accurate information, develop positive attitudes and behaviors, and make wise decisions about their personal health. Topics covered will include personal and community health, mental health, social health, nutrition, physical activity, alcohol, tobacco, other drugs, and growth and development.
This course will introduce students to different art skills and prepare them for future art classes. Drawing, painting, ceramics, the elements and principles of design, color theory, the critical process, and keeping a sketchbook journal will be covered in this course.
Anatomy and Physiology
Human Anatomy and Physiology is an advanced elective course that explores the most marvelous biological machine of all, the human body. This class integrates class work with both hands-on specimen dissections and computerized virtual dissections. The topics studied will include systematic study of the skeletal system, muscular system, cardiovascular system, digestive system, and reproductive system. Students will understand the anatomical features and functions of a variety of body systems and organs and crucial medical terminology. Successful completion of this course will enable students to be better prepared for college level biological sciences as well as prepare them to better understand their own health and medical history.
In this dance class, students will learn the fundamentals of standard dance formats, including ballroom, Latin, and swing dances. Through a combination of individual and partner work, students will develop coordination, balance, musicality, and confidence on the dance floor. The course will cover basic steps, technique, and styling for each dance style, and students will have opportunities to practice their skills in a supportive and fun environment. By the end of the course, students will have gained a solid foundation in social dance and will be able to participate confidently in a variety of social settings.
Modern Music and Performance
Attention all music lovers! We're looking for an awesome person to join our rock band. The ideal candidate must have a passion for music and be willing to give it their all to become a rock star. You'll need to be able to play killer riffs, shred solos, and create memorable melodies. In addition to technical skills, we're looking for someone with a positive attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to work collaboratively with our band members. If you're ready to rock and roll, let's see if you've got what it takes to join our band!