Summer 2020 - Take LIVE-online courses with us this summer! No pre-recorded lessons, or just posted independent assignments.
Each Summer elective class taken (and passed) will count as .5 credit towards required elective classes for graduation.
Summer Electives are $400 per class
Classes will begin on Monday, June 8, and will run for 5 weeks, ending on July 10.
Course Name: Build Your Professional Art Portfolio
Teacher: Alison Nokes Class Schedule: M/W/F from 10:00AM-12:00PM
Course Description: This live online portfolio preparation course is intended for students planning to put together an art portfolio that could potentially be used during the college application process or for applications to art-related internships/jobs. The course will meet virtually three times per week for two hours for 5 weeks. Meetings will alternate between (1) guided virtual museum visits with corresponding sketchbook assignment, and (2) work on traditional foundational portfolio assignments developed from the instructor’s experience teaching AP studio art. Students will also be expected to share their work through mid-course and final critiques. By the end of the course, students will have completed five sketchbook pieces and five portfolio pieces. Students will be expected to spend a significant amount of time finishing the portfolio project for homework each week to stay on track.
Course Name: Summertime Creative Writing
Teacher: Lanie Beckham Class Schedule: M/T/W/Th from 12:00-1:30PM
Course Description: Creative writing is a live online class designed to aid students in their creative expression, as well as delivery of one's writing. Students will read and evaluate the effectiveness of fiction of varying styles. They will write and workshop short stories to complete a final portfolio.
Course Name: World Religions
Teacher: Russ Mowry Class Schedule: M/T/W/Th from 10:30AM-12:00PM
Course Description: World Religions is a class that explores the history, culture, and theology of the most popular religions around the world. These religions include, but are not limited to, Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
Course Name: Math Modeling
Teacher: Russ Mowry Class Schedule: M/T/W/Th from 1:30-3:00PM
Course Description: This course will look at the way mathematics can be used in daily life, including topics on finance, basic functions, data analysis, and others. This course is devoted to all those who say "when will I ever use this?" in a math class. Must have completed Algebra I in order to take this course.
Course Name: Interpersonal Communication
Teacher: Russ Mowry Class Schedule: M/T/W/Th from 3:00-4:30PM
Course Description: A class devoted to studying and improving communication of all sorts: written, spoken, and unspoken. We will learn aspects of effective writing, public speaking, active listening, and body language in multiple settings.
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