Students will learn the process of designing and building through experimentation in architecture, product design and activist art to develop critical thinking skills and develop the confidence and ability to shape their own success and build a better world. Applying their core subject learning, they will design and build transformative projects that will expand their sense of power and agency.
Learn the art of photographic expression and discover career paths from a professional photographer. Emphasis will be on technical fundamentals and personal image capture. Photography masters will be studied for their approach to genres such as street photography, portraiture, and black-and-white imagery. Digital cameras provided, but students are encouraged to bring their own if available.
Students develop a basic understanding of song structure and methods of composing and developing melodies, basic chord progressions, lyrics, and grooves. They will be equipped with the basic knowledge, skills, and confidence to compose, produce, and present for feedback at least one original song.
Ever wonder what it takes to grow your own food? Students will test soil, identify bugs, learn to grow new plants, practice healthy nutritional habits, and much more.Come investigate horticultural practices in this hands-on workshop and receive your Jr. Garden Master certificate.
Students will engage in subjects such as English Language Arts, Science, Arts, Movement, and Social Emotional Learning, while developing their overall computer skills.Students will practice typing, use safe internet research techniques, and learn positive habits and tips to make the most out of their time on the computer.
Use your detective skills to hunt for context clues and discover new vocabulary. English language learners will be immersed in a supportive environment with an emphasis on reading and writing. Engaging games and daily discussions will prepare students for proficiency in English. By principal recommendation only.
Through the use of verbal expression, body language, improvisation, and other techniques, students learn the ancient art of oral storytelling. Students will discover their own unique talent and expressiveness as they “command the stage” and bring characters to life. English & Spanish