Elective Offerings



This course provides students with opportunities to imaginatively create artwork through a limited scope of media and techniques. Activities include experiences in art production and appreciation, which lead to aesthetic sensitivity as well as the personal search for meaning.


Musical techniques and instruments are introduced in this course. The course will include care of an instrument, correct posture, carriage, embouchure, breath control, tone production, intonation, phrasing, articulation, musical terminology, dynamic nuances, and fingerings. There will be performances and after-school rehearsals in addition to classroom instruction.


This course introduces students to the fundamental computer science concepts and skills. Students will have opportunities to apply them in a problem-solving context. Computer science concepts covered may include programming, networking and/or cybersecurity. Students will have opportunities to learn and apply computational problem-solving skills.


In this course, students will learn about the basic aspects of producing a play, such as acting, staging, set designing, costuming, following directions, and working cooperatively as a team. Students learn the principles through active participation in the production of a play.


Students will study basic concepts of Family and Consumer Sciences. Activities may include: applying effective decision-making skills in the consumer market, demonstrating proper clothing care and construction, analyzing the importance of nutrition, applying food preparation and meal management principles in preparing and serving meals. Students need to provide their own sewing material and there is a lab fee of $15.


A computer-based class blending technology, art, and design. Through the use of design software and web-based applications, students will explore the creative, professional, and ethical issues associated with living in a technological society. Students will study visual language and how they can communicate their own messages through the construction of their own designs.




Students will learn about Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) through hands-on exploration. They will spend the semester collaborating on innovative and creative project-based learning. Through mini-class challenges, public presentations, competitions, and working with the VEX-IQ Robotics, students will stretch their assumptions as they use the Engineering Design Process to create finale products to be shared with the community.


This course introduces students to planning and producing the school’s yearbook and using technology tools for production. Writing of copy, captions, and headlines; designing and completing layouts; working with photography; and meeting deadlines are included.