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Twenty Years of Creating Stars 1996 - 2016

USE THIS GUIDE FOR:

Contact Info

CHS Bell Schedule

CoSA Expectations

Conservatory Schedule

Attendance Procedures

Necessary Supplies

Probation Guidelines

Extra Opportunities for Students

Curriculum/Course Credit

CoSA Foundation Required Forms

Coronado School of the Arts (CoSA) 

www.cosasandiego.com

650 D Ave

Coronado, CA  92118

619.522.4050

 

 

Director, ext 1

Shane Schmeichel

shane.schmeichel@coronadousd.net

Admin Assistant, ext 2

Nancy McRae

nancy.mcrae@coronadousd.net

CoSA Counselor

Lindsay Goldman

lindsay.goldman@coronadousd.net

Technical Theatre Director

James "Mike" McCullock

james.mccullock@coronadousd.net

Tech Theatre Assistant

Curtis Mueller

curtis.mueller@coronadousd.net

TT Parent Liaison

 

 

TT Student Ambassadors

Coronado Arts Education Foundation

President

Emily Bosworth

 Fdtn. Office 619.522.6202

Office Admin

Megan Bulsara

admin@cosafoundation.org

Coronado Arts Education Foundation Forms – CoSA relies on parents and others to maintain the high standards and activity levels at CoSA.

Coronado Unified School District (CUSD) District Office

www.coronadousd.net

Coronado High School (CHS) Main Office

www.chs.coronadousd.net

650  D Avenue , Coronado, CA 92118                 Office:                619.522.8907

Principal:  Jenny Moore, x 2096

Assistant Principal:  Dennis Perez

Assistant Principal: Miriam Tullgren

Attendance:  Doris Ricks, x 1 to leave a message regarding absence

Registrar:  Katherine Redding, x2090

Nurse:  Joellen Semo/Laura Orozco, x2093

CoSA EXPECTATIONS

As a CoSA student, you are training to become a professional. This implies the highest standard

in attitude and respect for your work, and to those with whom you study and train: your instructors, administrators, and fellow artists. It is our expectation that all students will work hard to earn above-average grades in their CoSA classes. Grades are based on the following:

  1. attendance and participation in ALL of your CoSA classes;
  2. follow-through and completion of assigned course work;
  3. growth and use of acquired skills.

Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in their non-CoSA classes and a 2.75 in their CoSA classes to remain eligible for CoSA. Students whose grades fall below this standard will be placed on CoSA probation and may be subject to removal from CoSA classes and dismissal from the program.  If dismissed from the program, Inter-District Transfer (IDT) students will lose their IDT status, and be required to return to their home district.

All CoSA classes are factored into the student's overall academic GPA at Coronado High School and appear on the student’s official CHS transcript. Some courses satisfy the University of California “f” requirement, and are noted on the conservatory curriculum.

At the end of each semester, students in every conservatory participate in an instructors’ jury, in which the student presents evidence of technical skills. The first semester jury informs the student of areas of excellence and areas of weakness to be strengthened; the second semester jury determines whether the student's progress has been such that the student will be given permission to return to CoSA for another year’s study.

Professional Practices Work Ethics Rubric

5

4

3

2

1

Always comes to class on time

Usually comes to class on time

Sometimes comes to class on time

Rarely comes to class on time

Never comes to class on time

Always is prepared for class (this includes being dressed appropriately)

Usually is prepared for class

Sometimes is prepared for class

Rarely is prepared for class

Never is prepared for class

Always turns in assigned work on time

Usually turns in assigned work on time

Sometimes turns in assigned work on time

Rarely turns in assigned work on time

Never turns in assigned work on time

Always is on task during class time (stays focused)

Usually is on task during class time (stays focused most of the time)

Sometimes is on task during class time (occasionally loses focus)

Rarely is on task during class time (is easily distracted and distracts others)

Never is on task during class time (is a constant disruption)

Always follows classroom rules (i.e. no food or drink, follows safety rules, no cell phones)

Usually follows classroom rules

Sometimes obeys classroom rules

Rarely obeys classroom rules

Never obeys classroom rules

Always uses independent class time effectively (scene work, projects, etc.)

Usually uses independent class time effectively

Sometimes uses independent class time effectively

Rarely uses independent class time effectively

Never uses independent class time effectively

Always is respectful to and supportive of peers and the instructor

Usually is respectful to and supportive of peers and the instructor

Sometimes is respectful to and supportive of peers and the instructor

Rarely is respectful to and supportive of peers and the instructor

Never is respectful to and supportive of peers and the instructor

Guidelines for Using Outside Materials in the Classroom

ATTENDANCE

        Please refer to the Coronado High School Attendance policies, which can be found online at: http://chs.coronadousd.net/students-parents/attendance/.  CoSA classes are subject to the same attendance policies as CHS classes.  Because all CoSA courses appear on the student’s official Coronado High School transcript, attendance in CoSA classes is mandatory.  

CoSA FAQs about Attendance

What do I do when my student is absent for the day?  

Call the CHS attendance office @ (619) 522-8907, then press “1” to leave a message with the date, nature of absence and other requested information.

What do I do when my student is leaving early from school?  

Call the CHS attendance office @ (619) 522-8907, press “0” to speak to a person.  All early releases must be called in as early in the day as possible.

What do I do when my student has outside activities during CoSA? Students must request release from CoSA classes through a contract, available in the CoSA office. The parent, coach/director, and CoSA teacher must sign the contract, and the CoSA Director must approve it. Not all contracts are approved, and the student is advised to check with the CoSA Director before committing to an outside activity. The CHS Attendance Clerk records these approved contract absences as excused.

Can my child still perform in a CoSA evening, school-day performance/exhibition if they miss school?  Students must attend at least 4 periods during the Non-CoSA day (defined as periods 0 – 6).  Students who come to school, subsequently become ill and leave school may not participate in a performance or exhibition.  Pre-arranged doctor appointments will not make the student ineligible to perform.

Can my student make up for a non-excused absence that was for an arts-related, off-campus experience? Students may make up a non-excused arts-related absence with an approved Weekend Make-up Day.  Complete the form, and submit it to the CHS Attendance Clerk within 48 hours of the absence/event.

CoSA Probation and Dismissal

All CoSA students have talents and abilities that provide them with the opportunity to fully participate and gain knowledge and skills from the CoSA experience.  If a student is not actively engaged in working to improve her or his skill set, the student will be placed on probation. If the student in collaboration with CoSA staff is still unable to contribute to and gain from the learning environment, then he or she will be dismissed from the program.

Probation:

Dismissal:

CHS/CoSA Weekly Schedule

The Bell Schedules below may be modified for assemblies, pep rallies, school-wide standardized testing days, early-release days, late start days, etc.  Check CHS website for current information.

BELL SCHEDULE for 2016-17 

NON-BLOCK DAYS - MONDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY

Period

Start

End

Period E

7:00

7:53

Period 1

7:58

8:51

Period 2

8:56

9:49

Break

9:49

9:59

Period 3

10:04

10:56

Period 4

11:01

11:54

Lunch

11:54

12:34

Period 5

12:39

1:32

Period 6*

1:37

2:30

Period 7/8*

2:40

4:30

 

BLOCK DAY – TUESDAYS                BLOCK DAY – WEDNESDAYS

Period

Start

End

Period E

7:00

8:35

Period

Start

End

Period 1

8:40

10:15

Period 4

8:40 

10:15

Break

10:15

10:25

Break

10:15

10:25

Period 2

10:30

12:05

Period 5

10:30

12:05

Lunch

12:05

12:45

Lunch

12:05

12:45

Period 3

12:50

2:25

Period 6*

12:50

2:25

Period 7/8*

2:35

4:30*

Period 7/8

2:35 

4:30**

* CoSA Classes

CoSA Breaks and Snacks: Every conservatory includes a break during CoSA time. Students may bring a snack from home or they may buy water and a snack from the CoSA vending machines, located next to the CoSA office. The vending machines open at 3:00. You may not leave campus during the break to purchase food.

Technical Theatre Course Curriculum

Course Title

Course #

Units/Sem.

Credit

CHS Course

 

 

 

Stagecraft 1: Intro to lighting, sound, and set construction (required CoSA course)

1591

5

CTE

CoSA Courses

 

 

 

Stagecraft 2: Intermediate -  Study lighting, sound, set construction, costuming

C502

5

CTE

Theatre Production 1 - Implementation of tech theatre functions

C511

10

CTE

Theatre Production 2 - Implementation of tech theater functions

C511

10

CTE

Theatre Production 3 - Lead positions in tech theater functions

C511

10

CTE

Theatre Production 4 -  Technical direction as stage manager, house manager

C511

10

CTE

Theatre Design 1 - Design of lighting, sound, sets, costumes, and make-up

C521

5

CTE & UC "f"

Theatre Design 2 -  Advanced design of lighting, sound, sets, costumes

C522

5

CTE & UC "f"

Production Hours (Musicals, Dance, Exhibitions, etc.) Required for class.

 

 

CTE

Technical Theatre Schedule 2016-17

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Per 6

No Per 6

Per 6

Per 6

Per 6

1:37 - 2:30

 

12:50 - 2:25

1:37 - 2:30

1:37 - 2:30

Stagecraft 1 & 2

 

Stagecraft 1 & 2

Stagecraft 1 & 2

Stagecraft 1 & 2

Theater Design 1 & 2

 

Theater Design 1 & 2

Theater Design 1 & 2

Theater Design 1 & 2

Per 7

Per 7

Per 7

Per 7

Per 7

 2:40-3:33

 2:40-3:33

 2:40-3:33

 2:40-3:33

 2:40-3:33

Theater Production

1 - 4

Theater Production

1 - 4

Theater Production

1 - 4

Theater Production

1 - 4

Theater Production

 1 - 4

Per 8

Per 8

Per 8

Per 8

Per 8

3:35-4:30

 3:35-4:30

3:35-4:30

3:35-4:30

3:35-4:30

Theater Production

 1 - 4

Senior Project

Theater Production

1 - 4

Theater Production

1 - 4

Theater Production

 1 - 4

All classes taught by McCullock in the Scene Shop/Stage

Supplies: Each student is expected to supply:

Extra opportunities for Technical Theatre students:

* Tech students must have a 2.0 GPA in non-CoSA classes to be eligible for crew. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA during the rehearsal process. If the student’s GPA goes below a 2.0 during rehearsals, they are given two weeks to bring it up before being removed from the production.

Tech students must be enrolled in the CoSA program during the entire rehearsal and performance/exhibition period to be eligible to crew for the shows.

Refer to www.cosasandiego.com for complete list of performances and exhibits that Tech students will be working on.