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Welcome to the Fine Arts Department where sweet music can be heard and artistic talents are brought to life. As a graduation requirement, students must take an equivalent of one year or 10 semester periods/credits of fine arts for the general academic diploma and two years or 20 semester periods/credits for the college preparatory diploma. We offer the following classes in our fine art department:  Art (basic class which teaches, ceramics, drawing, painting, etc…), Band, Choir, Handbells and Private Music Lessons.

ART

Fine Arts (R|E)
1 semester (5 semester periods) Grades 9-12

This is a survey of art course tracing the early origins of art, from prehistoric to modern times. It is an elective class that will enrich the students’ appreciation and understanding of multiple art forms.

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BAND

(offered all 4 years)
Fine Arts (R|E)
1 semester (5 semester periods) Grades 9-12

A class to help develop an appreciation of God’s beauty and creation using the vehicle of music. It also exists to nurture and develop the musical instrument skills of all participating students.

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CHOIR

(offered all 4 years)
Fine Arts (R|E)
2 semesters (10 semester periods) Grades 9-12

A vocal performing organization open to all students regardless of ability or experience. Credit is based on class attendance, active participation in class as well as in scheduled performances. Auditions may be necessary for vocal placement within the group.

JOURNALISM

Computer Technology/English (E)
2 semesters (10 semester periods) Grades 10- 12
• 5 semester periods: Desktop Publishing
• 5 semester periods: English Elective

PREREQUISITE: C in English I (1st Semester)

The emphasis of this course is placed on the basics of news management, public relations, ethical practices, and objectivity in being a critical observer of human events. It includes skill development in computer desktop publishing, layout, and design. This course is a combined academic and lab-oriented course. The Teacher Advisor selects the Ka Elele Editor.

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YEARBOOK PUBLICATION

Computer Technology|Business Education (E)
2 semesters (10 semester periods) Grades 10-12

PREREQUISITE: Keyboarding and Computer Literacy; or by teacher approval, space permitting.

This is a course open to students (recommended by the editor with final selection and approval by the advisor) who show an interest in working on the yearbook and learning the basics of publishing and writing. Lecture, videos, computer programs and class work will teach the student how to produce quarterly material for the yearbook (KA LAMAKU). Adobe Pagemaker or InDesign are the computer applications that will be used within this course. Although the yearbook is completed by the end of 3rd quarter, all students will be enrolled throughout the second semester and work on desktop publishing applications with the goal of developing a portfolio of projects and completing the requirements to earn 10 units of credit. The Teacher Advisor selects the KA LAMAKU Editor.

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Faculty: Art, Spanish I & II, World History, Choir, Geography
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Faculty: Algebra I & II, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Band
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Chaplain and Religion Teacher