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Class Descriptions :

       1.  AVID -  Advancement Via Individual Determination.  This is a college prep class designed to assist students in achieving a college education and degree; and constructing a model citizen for the American society.  This is a class designed for all students who want to apply on a voluntary basis, and are selected using a rubric that incorporates many variables ( ie. 1st generation of college bound student, socio-economic status, individual test scores and grades,etc.).  The AVID class employs several methods such as binders, tutorials, Cornell notes, philosophical chairs, Socratic seminars, guest speakers, college visits, and other strategies to obtain better study habits.





       2.   Art  I –  Students will be exposed to different medias and techniques in Art I with a focus on two dimensional works in mixed media, pencil, pen and ink, water color.  Art I will do some three dimensional work in cubism, paper mache, and wire.


  1.  Art II  – Students will continue in the same modes as Art I , but in depth.  Art II will do more three dimensional and photography.