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.
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 that they can emulate such as trust, responsibility and fairness.
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 2016 of “Cinderella”. Previous musicals have included “Gospel Junior”,”The Sound Of Music”, “Beauty and The Beast Jr.” and last year’s production of “Alice In Wonderland” with a cast and crew of over 50 students.