This course is comprised of theatrical production studies. It provides an overview of the historical development of drama and its impact on our culture. The stage, the actor, and the technical elements of the theater are all studied in order to understand how theater productions are developed. Also included are the basic elements of the play as both story and script. This course will include a variety of dramatic readings, a study of stage productions, and a required research component.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
This class is a one-semester course in effective oral communication with emphasis on the practical aspects of speaking: communication theory, group interaction, persuasion, job interviews, and speech writing. Two major projects are required during the semester: a research project and a presentation on a career and planning a marketing strategy. Students will perform several speeches, learning to evaluate their own and other students' speeches.
In this course, fundamentals of communication are developed to enhance student‘s listening, interpersonal, and public speaking skills. Assignments include public speeches, group discussion, non-verbal communication, listening skills, interpersonal (one to one) communication, and a major mass media project.
College & Career Writing
This class is comprised of career and college writing with real-world applications (memos, business letters, cover letters, resumes, email etiquette, business ethics). The curriculum includes a resume unit, technical writing, a career-shadowing project, and a required research component.
This club is meant to create an active and intelligent interest in dramatics among students. Members will produce school plays in the fall and spring of the year.
This team is for students interested in further developing their skill in public speaking and interpretation through participation in competitive speech events.