Humanities Wheel

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Multicultural Education

In the multicultural class students will learn about the cultures in European countries including their culinary art, traditional costumes and dances. The students will experience the cultural aspects of the country through cooking authentic foods, traditional costume making and dancing their rhythms.

A different continent will be highlighted each quarter.

Character Building

The character building course will assist students to focus on their own character and the virtues of others. In this class, students are helped to increase and reinforce their study skills and self-discipline. In addition students will learn about character traits they can emulate such as trust, responsibility and fairness.

Decades

Students will study the decades from 1960 through 1980. They will research the fashion, cultural shifts, transformative news events and influential musical figures of the time. Each decade will be highlighted through fashion shows, arts and entertainment relevant to the decade.

Musical Theatre Class

This class offers a course in the study of Musical theatre history, technical production, and performance. Instruction is given in vocalization, projection, acting, and improvisation. Students will learn the foundational principles of theatrical performance including theater vocabulary and choreography from popular Broadway musicals that will enhance their stage skills.

These principles and techniques are showcased in a school-wide performance of a full Broadway production in May 2015 of “Alice in Wonderland”. Previous musicals have included “Gospel Junior”,”The Sound Of Music” and last year’s production of “Beauty and The Beast Jr.” with a cast and crew of over 50 students.