Below is a list of Enrichment and AP Study Hall sections that will be offered. If you currently have one of the teachers you can sign up in class the week of 9/19-9/23, if you do not currently have one of these teachers you can sign up here. Make sure you do not sign up twice, or on more than one list. Some sections are limited to students in an academy (MAD/CS) or currently enrolled in the course (Theatre).
AP STUDY HALLAP Physics, Ms. CadenassoAP Chemistry, Ms. RiveraAP Environmental Science, Mr. CaballeroAP Biology, Ms. QuinnAP Literature, Ms. RuthAP Language, Ms. NyeAP World History & Debate, Mr. TormeyAP Government and Economy, Mr. Gamble
ENRICHMENTSMs. Davis - ASB, ASBOpportunity for all students to participate in planning students activities, events and fundraisers.
Mr. Johnston - CS Academy Enrichment Session, Room 26Class would be for Computer Science Academy Students who will work on extensions of their current computer science learning. We will have experts come in and guide students. Topics may include, but will not be limited to, security, cryptography, regular expressions, robotics, web app development. Students should have had at least one coding course.
Ms. Adams- AP Computer Science Enrichment, Room 25Class would be for all students enrolled in AP Computer Science. Students would have the opportunity to get extra assistance on current labs, get support in programing projects that are in addition to the class, and get extra review questions and practice.
AJ Henning - MAD Enrichment, MAD MAD students will be working on MAD related marketing, small projects for nonprofits, attend talks by guest speakers, and take mini-classes that can't be taught during the normal day (for example, audio engineering or After Effects). This will also include the HOW kids that have been working with Dan Williams. This class will be limited to MAD students with A's and B's in all their classes and will take place in the MAD building. This is a closed section, speak with Mr. Henning if you would like to join in the future.
Mary La Face - Unaccompanied Minors (Choir), Choir RoomThis class will be open to all students. Do you like the music from Pitch Perfect or Glee? If so, come join the Unaccompanied Minors during seminar. We will be working on pop music that is performed "a cappella," which means without any instruments. You don't have to be in choir or have any singing experience to join. We are also looking for at least one beatboxer, so sign up if you have that skill and want a chance to perform with it!
Daniel Barnett - VADA Portfolio Development, Room 51VADA Portfolio Development will be a Seminar Enrichment offering available to VADA Students in grades 12,11 and 10, in that order, until capacity is reached. Students must be in good academic standing. Priority will be given to students developing portfolios for a specific purpose: Art School, College Admission/Art Supplement, Scholarships and Jobs. Activities will include portfolio review and critique, photographing and preparing work for online/digital presentation, physical mounting and presentation, discussions about schools, strategy, etc., and studio work time. "VADA Portfolio Development" will allow for the extra time and attention needed for very specific student/teacher interaction that is difficult in normal class time.
Doug Caines - Video Production, 204Class would be for current Video-Production/ CTE students and facilitate mini lessons on specific topics including Acting, directing, editing and ore. Also there will be opportunities to create school wide content videos for the school website, seminar roll-out videos, assembly video assets and more.
Brandon Holle -Business Enterprise, Dons Net Café Enrichment Class,Having Dons Net Café as your Enrichment Period will be an opportunity for you to participate in FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America) even if you are NOT in the Dons Net Café and are interested in business. Also, this is time for DNC leadership to have management meetings, goal setting, reflection, and event planning opportunities.
Otto Laymen - Play Production, TheatreThis seminar is meant for students involved in the Spring Production, either in a technical capacity or on stage. We use the time to explore more deeply the world of the play, its subtext, and historical context, and to learn and practice new technical skills. This is a closed section, speak with Mr. Laymen if you would like to join in the future.
Kearney Vander Sal - Band, Band Room This seminar is for instrumental music students who wish to practice during school and increase their music theory knowledge. Students can work individually, in small groups, or as a large group. Students can also use this time to compose and hear their work performed. This is also a time when students can receive lessons on their instrument.
Kahn - MAD Leadership , 103The MAD student leadership's mission is to bring positive change to the school and extended community through outreach, organized relationship-building events, and accessible youth programs. Closed to MAD students only, get more information from Mr. Williams and Ms. Kahn. This is a closed section, speak with Ms. Kahn or Mr. Williams if you would like to join in the future.