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Middle School Arts and Tech

Check out all of the cool middle school choice arts/movement offerings this semester!
 
Multimedia Arts Classes
 
Stop Motion Animation- You will create your own stop motion animation project in this class. You will learn the creation process of animation beginning with an idea in your head all the way to your completed animated project.

Coding & Keyboarding - Can you type as fast as you can think? If no, this class is for you. Would you like to experience programming fundamentals including Javascript and Python programming languages? If yes, this class is for you.

Movie making - We will be starting with an idea and ending with a student-produced live-action video. The entire process from storyboarding to recording video/audio and final production using iMovie will be explored.
 
Music Classes
 
Musical Theatre: Students will explore singing technique, acting, sight reading and expression with a variety of musical theatre repertoire.

Guitar 1 - In Guitar 1 you will learn the basics of playing the guitar. We will explore how to play chords, different strumming patterns and read guitar tabs.

Guitar 2 - Guitar 2 is a continuation of Guitar 1. You must take Guitar 1 before taking Guitar 2. In Guitar 2 you will learn additional chords, plucking techniques and how to read Melodys.
 
Art Classes
 
Drawing and Legacy Mural Painting (semester 1), Ceramics, Watercolor, other industrial arts (semester 2)
 
First semester students in drawing will learn drawing skills such as contour, blind contour practices, perspective drawing, sizing and resizing using a grid, measuring and relationship, realism, gesture, and reverse drawing to build their artistic toolbox. Those skills will then be used to create pieces of their own following various criteria.
 
First semester mural students will begin their studies following composition rules and looking at impactful messages and images, begin creating compositions of a variety of sizes and audiences, and then begin developing their mural ideas by writing persuasive proposals that will be presented to administration for approval. Painting skills and color theory will be studied, so that students can create their pieces efficiently and perfectly to make our school a more artistic and beautiful place.
 
Extra Art: Art club winter 2019-2020 (5th-8th),  set design for Music/Dance performances and Drama