AP Art History
Course Numbers: 6061 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Placement Art History: In this course, students will explore the history and development of art and architecture in the western world from antiquity to the present, and will also examine and make connnections to art of non-European traditions and cultures. Students will develop a deeper appreciation of art in context, including issues of patronage, gender, social-political situations, and religion and will explore the intended purposes and functions of art in relation to history and culture. All classes will be held at the Worcester Art Museum. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement examination.
AP Art Studio 2D
Course Numbers: 6081 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Placement Art Studio 2D: In this course, students will use 2D as a focus to creatively and systematically investigate formal and conceptual issues. Students will address: a sense of quality in their work; a concentration that expands on a particular interest or problem; and the breadth of experience in the technical and expressive means of the artist. The portfolio will reveal independent thinking and analysis of culture through the making of art. As an Advanced Placement course, college content will be covered. Students will submit a portfolio of work, which serves as the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Art Studio 3D
Course Numbers: 6091 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Placement Art Studio 3D: In this course, students will use 3D as a focus to creatively and systematically investigate formal and conceptual issues. Students will address: a sense of quality in their work; a concentration that expands on a particular interest or problem; and the breadth of experience in the technical and expressive means of the artist. The portfolio will reveal independent thinking and analysis of culture through the making of art. As an Advanced Placement course, college content will be covered. Students will submit a portfolio of work, which serves as the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Art Studio Drawing
Course Numbers: 6071 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Placement Art Studio Drawing: In this course, students will use drawing as a focus to creatively and systematically investigate formal and conceptual issues. Students will address: a sense of quality in their work; a concentration that expands on a particular interest or problem; and the breadth of experience in the technical and expressive means of the artist. The portfolio will reveal independent thinking and analysis of culture through the making of art. As an Advanced Placement course, college content will be covered. Students will submit a portfolio of work, which serves as the Advanced Placement Examination.
AP Music Theory
Course Numbers: 6181 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advance Placement Music Theory: In this course, students will develop, practice, and master music theory skills including dictation, sight-singing, listening skills, and keyboard harmony. As an Advanced Placement course, college level content will be covered. Students will take the Advanced Placement examination.
Dual Enrollment Art
Course Numbers: 6051 (1.00)(A)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dual Enrollment Art: In this course, students will be enrolled in an Art course at a Community College, 4 year College, or University while being dual enrolled at the high school. Students who pass their Art course at the college/university will receive credit on their college transcript and also on their high school transcript.
2D Design
Course Numbers: 6062 (0.50)(H), 6063 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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2D Design: In this course, students will use the Elements and Principles of Design to explore works on a Two Dimensional plane. Students will examine the difference between expression and communication as well as engage in inquiry and problem-solving. Students will use traditional and digital media to understand the creative process by conceiving and completing a project that demonstrates experimentation, invention, and technical mastery. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
2D Design Magnet
Course Numbers: 6142 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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2D Design Magnet: In this course, students will refine their use of the Elements and Principles of Design to create a portfolio of work focusing on the two dimensional plane utilizing inquiry and problem-solving skills. With materials chosen from the 2D Design course (traditional or digital) students will complete an investigation, with evidence of complex ideas, that demonstrates intention, originality, innovation, and technical mastery. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
3D Design
Course Numbers: 6082 (0.50)(H), 6083 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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3D Design: In this course, students will build on key understandings and skill and will use the Elements and Principles of Design to visualize, design and build works in a three dimensional plane, whether physical or virtual. Students will complete assignments and critiques in which they think through 3 Dimensional works in an additive and/or subtractive method and engage in reflection and critique of current sculptural practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
3D Design Magnet
Course Numbers: 6152 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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3D Design Magnet: In this course, students will refine their use of the Elements and Principles of Design to visualize, design, and build works in a three dimensional plane, whether physical or virtual. Students will focus their fabrication techniques through a strategic use of materials and will address issues of understanding and envisioning space, objects, and scale and the built environment. Students will complete assignments and critiques that demonstrate their ability to analyze 3 Dimensional works in an additive/subtractive manner. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Acting Char Study Magnet
Course Numbers: 61062 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Acting: Character Study Magnet - In this course, students will continue an in-depth study of script analysis for creating a character, as well as writing character analyses. Based on performance, this course will push its students to further investigate performance and creating character through the foundational elements of creating, performing, responding, and connecting. In this course, students will perform for various formal audiences. This course is the first course in year two of the Theater Magnet. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced 2D Design
Course Numbers: 6072 (0.50)(H), 6073 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced 2D Design: In this course, students will advance their use of the Elements and Principles of Design to create a portfolio of work focusing on the Two Dimensional plane, building on skills developed in the 2D Design course. Students will create portfolios with either traditional or digital materials that reveal intention, originality, and technical mastery. As as honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced 3D Design
Course Numbers: 6092 (0.50)(H), 6093 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced 3D Design: In this course, students will explore the elements of art and principles of design while applying them to 3 dimensional format using various media. Students will explore historical periods to discover the roots of modern sculptural pieces and will complete critiques and assessment in order to refine the process of creative expression. Students will examine professional work as well as their own. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced Acting I Magnet
Course Numbers: 61212 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Acting I Magnet - In the course, students will work collaboratively to explore movement, voice, script analysis, and advanced characterization techniques to create fully realized performances. Students will perform in various informal and formal productions of various genres. Students will also explore audition techniques for college programs. This course is part of the Theater Magnet Performance Concentration. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced Acting II Magnet
Course Numbers: 61262 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Acting II Magnet -In this course, students will continue to work collaboratively to explore movement, voice, script analysis, and advanced characterization techniques to create fully realized performances. The highest level of acting study in the theater magnet students will perform in various informal and formal productions of various genres. Students will also explore audition techniques for college programs. This course is part of the Theater Magnet Performance Concentration. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced Drawing
Course Numbers: 6032 (0.50)(H), 6033 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Drawing: In this course, students will deepen fundamentals introduced in the Drawing class and refine visual thoughts and ideas through self-selected media and techniques. Students will continue to work with the observed and imagined figue, still life, landscape, and thematic content. Students will further develop their analytical skills to critique their own art as well as art from various historical periods. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced Painting
Course Numbers: 6052 (0.50)(H), 6053 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Painting: In this course, students will deepen painting skills, concepts, and themes introduced in the Painting class. Students will further advance their painting on a two-dimensional surface, building structure and composition; color; flat pattern; modeling and light; and texture. Students will explore and research the history of the medium as well as examine its' transition into more contemporary practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Advanced Tech Theater
Course Numbers: 61272 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Advanced Technical Theater -In this course, students will study how to use research, script analysis, design elements, and collaborative work to design the technical elements for a theatrical production. Students will also draw upon the skills learned in previous technical theater classes to execute the student-led designs. This course is part of the Theater Magnet Technical Theater Concentration. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
American Rhythm Tap
Course Numbers: 6442 (1.00)(H), 6443 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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American Rhythm Tap - In this course, students will study a style of American Rhythm Tap using precise rhythmical patterns of foot movement and audible foot tapping. This style of dance is derived from the traditional clog dance of Northern England, the jigs and reels of Ireland and Scotland, and the rhythmic foot stamping of African dances. The class will engage in thorough warm-up exercises, across the floor combinations, rhythm and techniques emphasis, followed by routine and combination work. Focus in this class will include contemporary and improvisational and rhythm tap styles. Students learning outcomes will include the ability to analyze and break down warm-up and practice habits; a deep understanding of tap technique and terminology; and the ability to evaluate and relate tap dance with regard to contemporary culture. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Applied Music I
Course Numbers: 6402 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Applied Music I: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Applied Music II
Course Numbers: 6412 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Applied Musicianship II: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Applied Music III
Course Numbers: 6422 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Applied Musicianship III: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwritingAs an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Applied Music IV
Course Numbers: 6432 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Applied Musicianship IV: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwritingAs an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Apprec and Crit
Course Numbers: 6622 (0.50)(H), 61202 (1.00)(H), 61203 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art Appreciation & Critique: In this course, students will become better writers through the arts. Students will integrate and evaluate content, develop arguments based on discipline specific content and engage in discourse with classmates while appreciating the multiple arts forms. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Found - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6912 (0.50)(H), 6913 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art Found - Pt 1: In this course, students will engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Foundations
Course Numbers: 6012 (1.00)(H), 6013 (1.00)(C), 6017 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art Foundations: In this course, students will be introduced to the visual experience through several art/design pathways: 2D Design, Drawing and Painting, and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual arts and the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also participate in research, reflection, and critique of artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Foundations Magnet
Course Numbers: 6112 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art Foundations Magnet: In this course, students will engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Foundations Pt 1A
Course Numbers: 6962 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art Foundations - Pt 1A: In this course, students will engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art Foundations Pt1
Course Numbers: 61112 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art Foundations Pt.1: In this course, students will be introduced to the visual experience through several art/design pathways: 2D Design, Drawing and Painting, and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual arts and the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also participate in research, reflection, and critique of artistic practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Art V
Course Numbers: 6102 (1.00)(H), 6103 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art V: In this course, students will expand their portfolio and address topic areas within a creative design project. Students will explore career paths in the arts as well prepare for presenting work to a larger audience by engaging in all aspects of exhibition design, promotion, and display. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Band - Orchestra I
Course Numbers: 6352 (1.00)(H), 6353 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Band/Orchestra I: In this course, students will develop instrumental technique; intonation; balanced ensemble and musical literacy skills. Student will participate in multiple out of school time performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Band - Orchestra II
Course Numbers: 6362 (1.00)(H), 6363 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Band/Orchestra II: In this course, students will develop instrumental technique; intonation; balanced ensemble and musical literacy skills. Student will participate in multiple out of school time performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Band - Orchestra III
Course Numbers: 6372 (1.00)(H), 6373 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Band/Orchestra III: In this course, students will develop instrumental technique; intonation; solo and small skills; and music literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple out of school time performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Band - Orchestra IV
Course Numbers: 6382 (1.00)(H), 6383 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Band/Orchestra IV: In this course, students will develop conducting skills; instrumental technique; intonation; and music analysis. Students will participate in multiple out of school time performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Brass Ensemble
Course Numbers: 6272 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Brass Ensemble: In this course, students will be coached in preparation for performance and develop chamber performance skills through the study of traditional brass chamber literature. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chorus
Course Numbers: 6792 (0.00)(H), 6793 (0.00)(C), 6233 (0.50)(C)
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Chorus: In this course, students will develop a choral repertoire and choral music reading skills through rehearsals and both day and evening performances.
Chorus - Voc II
Course Numbers: 6302 (1.00)(H), 6303 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Chorus/Vocal II: In this course, students will continue to develop musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chorus - Voc III
Course Numbers: 6312 (1.00)(H), 6313 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Chorus/Vocal III: In this course, students will deepen their understanding of musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chorus - Voc IV
Course Numbers: 6322 (1.00)(H), 6323 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Chorus/Vocal IV: In this course, students will expand their understanding of musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Chorus - Vocal I
Course Numbers: 6292 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Chorus/Vocal I: In this course, students will develop musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Class Guitar I
Course Numbers: 61152 (1.00)(H), 61153 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Class Guitar I: In this course, students will acquire basic skills and techniques of the many styles of guitar music. Students will engage in music reading; study of basic guitar chords; care and tuning of the instrument; and common strumming and picking styles.As an honors level class, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Class Guitar I Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6462 (0.50)(H), 6463 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Class Guitar I Part 1: In this course, students will acquire basic skills and techniques of the many styles of guitar music. Students will engage in music reading; study of basic guitar chords; care and tuning of the instrument; and common strumming and picking styles. As an honors level class, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Class Guitar II
Course Numbers: 61162 (1.00)(H), 61163 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Class Guitar II: In this course, students will continue to acquire basic skills and techniques of the many styles of guitar music. Students will engage in music reading; study of basic guitar chords; care and tuning of the instrument; and common strumming and picking styles. As an honors level class, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Comm Arts Intern
Course Numbers: 6682 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Community Arts Internship: In this course, students will discover the exciting world of Worcester's arts scene. Students will partner with a cultural organization that matches their interest in order to develop real life career skills. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Conditioning
Course Numbers: 6532 (1.00)(H), 6533 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance Conditioning - In this course, students will study the basics and fundamentals of Dance Conditioning. This course will help students maintain and enhance health related fitness through vigorous physical activity that aims to assist in the promotion of a healthy lifestyle. This course will focus on developing strength, endurance and flexibility through engaging in a wide variety of activities and dance steps. Students will develop agility, alertness, control, balance and coordination through movement and dance. As an honors levels course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Ensemble
Course Numbers: 6502 (0.25)(H), 6892 (0.00)(H), 6893 (0.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance Ensemble: In this course, students will prepare several performances and demonstrate their skill development and performance practice. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance for Fitness
Course Numbers: 6662 (0.50)(H), 6802 (0.00)(H), 61702 (0.00)(H), 61703 (0.00)(C), 6803 (0.00)(C), 6663 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance for Fitness: In this course, students will explore basic dance education and appreciate dance as a physical activity and art form. Students will be introduced to basic jazz, ballet; modern tap and hip hop techniques. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance for Fun
Course Numbers: 6542 (1.00)(H), 6543 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance for Fun - In this course, students will create, perform, and appreciate movement as a means of expression and communication. Students will learn basic movement that can be applicable to Musical Theatre, the study of music or any other type of physical/athletic activity. This course will focus on general movement that compliments students' theatrical, musical or artistic endeavors. Through this course students will improve body management skills, understand movement ad how to work with others to develop creativity and imagination. Students will use the body as a means of expression and communication, employing a range and variety of stimuli. Student will develop artistic and aesthetic understanding within and through movement. As an honors-level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance I
Course Numbers: 61012 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance I: In this course, students will study beginner/intermediate ballet and modern jazz, improvisation and choreography. Multiple beyond school commitments are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance II
Course Numbers: 61022 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance II: In this course, students will study classical ballet, modern jazz, choreography and dance history. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance III
Course Numbers: 61032 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance III: In this course, students will study advanced ballet, modern jazz, intermediate modern dance, dance history, improvisation and choreography. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance IV
Course Numbers: 61042 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance IV: In this course, students will study advanced ballet, modern jazz, intermediate modern dance, dance history, improvisation and choreography. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Magnet I
Course Numbers: 6922 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance Magnet I: In this course, students will study beginner/intermediate ballet and modern jazz, improvisation and choreography. Multiple beyond school commitments are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Magnet II
Course Numbers: 6932 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance Magnet II: In this course, students will study classical ballet, modern jazz, choreography and dance history. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Magnet III
Course Numbers: 6942 (2.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Dance Magnet III: In this course, students will study advanced ballet, modern jazz, intermediate modern dance, dance history, improvisation and choreography. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Dance Magnet IV
Course Numbers: 6952 (2.00)(H)
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Dance Magnet IV: In this course, students will study advanced ballet, modern jazz, intermediate modern dance, dance history, improvisation and choreography. Multiple solo and ensemble performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Directing I Magnet
Course Numbers: 61232 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Directing I Magnet - In this course, students will explore the movement, stage picture, and composition of the stage. In addition, students will partake in deep script analysis, and create a director’s notebook for leading a production. Students will work with actors to stage formal and informal performances. This course is part of the Theater Magnet Technical Theater and Directing Concentration. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Directing II Magnet
Course Numbers: 61282 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Directing II Magnet - In this course, students will further explore the movement, stage picture, and composition of the stage. As well as deep script analysis, and creating a director’s notebook for leading a production. Students will work with actors to stage formal and informal performances. This course is part of the Theater Magnet Technical Theater and Directing Concentration. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Drawing
Course Numbers: 6022 (0.50)(H), 6023 (0.50)(C), 6027 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Drawing: In this course, students will learn to visualize thoughts and ideas through different media and techniques and begin to work with the observed and imagined figure, still life, landscape, and thematic content. Students will further develop their analytical skills to critique their own art as well as from various historical periods. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Drawing Magnet
Course Numbers: 6122 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Drawing Magnet: In this course, students will refine and visualize thoughts and ideas through self-selected media and techniques. Students will work with the observed and imagined figure; still life; landscape; and thematic content and will further develop their analytical skills to critique their own art as well as art from various historical periods. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Drawing Pt 2
Course Numbers: 61213 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Drawing Part 2: In this course, students will continue to learn to visualize thoughts and ideas through different media and techniques and begin to work with the observed and imagined figure, still life, landscape, and thematic content. Students will further develop their analytical skills to critique their own art as well as from various historical periods.
Ensemble I Magnet
Course Numbers: 61082 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Ensemble I Magnet - In this course, students will work collaboratively as an ensemble to explore creating, performing, responding, and connecting within the theater. This course will have students delve into directing and performing for various genres and formal audiences. This course is part of the Theater Magnet Performance and Directing Concentration. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Ensemble II Magnet
Course Numbers: 61252 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Ensemble II Magnet - In this course, students will continue to work collaboratively as an ensemble to explore creating, performing, responding, and connecting within the theater. This course will have students delve further into directing, and performing for various genres and formal audiences. Students in year two of this course will be student leaders within the classroom and guide their ensemble to successful performances. This course is part of the Theater Magnet Performance and Directing Concentration. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Found Media Arts III Mag
Course Numbers: 61222 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Foundations of Media Arts III Magnet - In this course, student will continue to survey the creative and conceptual aspects of designing media arts experiences and products, including techniques, genres and styles from various and combined mediums and forms, including moving image, sound interactive, spatial and/or interactive design. Typical course topics include: aesthetic meaning, appreciation and analysis; composing, capturing, processing and programming of media arts products, experiences and communications; their transmission, distribution and marketing; as well as contextual, cultural, and historical aspects and considerations. As an honor level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Found of Media II Magnet
Course Numbers: 61132 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Foundations of Media Arts II Magnet - In this course, student will continue to survey the creative and conceptual aspects of designing media arts experiences and products, including techniques, genres and styles from various and combined mediums and forms, including moving image, sound interactive, spatial and/or interactive design. Typical course topics include: aesthetic meaning, appreciation and analysis; composing, capturing, processing and programming of media arts products, experiences and communications; their transmission, distribution and marketing; as well as contextual, cultural, and historical aspects and considerations. As an honor level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete independent coursework and assignments.
Fund of Acting - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 6572 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Fundamental of Acting - Pt 2: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, Greek and Roman theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Graphic Arts I
Course Numbers: 6512 (1.00)(H), 6513 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Graphic Arts I: In this course, students will explore the fundamentals of graphic design and the use of design elements and principles to create forms of graphic communication. Students will develop a basic understanding of mechanical and digital reproduction techniques as they relate to the professional practice of design. Students will investigate the components of photography, illustration, typography, and iconography in order to develop visual literacy. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Graphic Arts II
Course Numbers: 6522 (1.00)(H), 6523 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Graphic Arts II: In this course, students will refine their knowledge of the components of graphic design: typography; photography; iconography; and illustration and will master problem-solving methodologies and critical design. Students will explore the reciprocal relationship of designer/consumer and be able to formally and informally critique personal and professional design in order to construct an understanding of the role of design in daily life. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Handbell Choir
Course Numbers: 6472 (1.00)(H), 6473 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Handbell Choir: In this course, students will perform traditional repertoire on hand bells. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Hip Hop
Course Numbers: 6652 (1.00)(H), 6653 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Hip Hop - In this course, students will learn the basics and fundamentals of Hip Hop Dance and will gain an understanding and application of the fundamentals of this dance approach. Emphasis will be placed on movement that can be clearly executed while employing basic rhythm and movement coordination. The student will focus proper execution and placement while developing rhythmic skills, dynamics, spatial awareness and movement quality. As an honors course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
History of Theater Magnet
Course Numbers: 6972 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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History of Theater Magnet - In this course, students will learn how theater has grown and developed in relation to human society from ancient Greece through modern western theater, including ancient forms of eastern theater. In this second course of year one theater magnet students focus on the foundational elements of creating, performing, responding, and connecting through the lens of theater. This course will allow students to explore ancient forms of theater in performance, and critical analysis. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Integrated Dance
Course Numbers: 61312 (1.00)(H), 61313 (1.00)(C), 66193 (0.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Integrated Dance: In this course, students will use hip hop music, rhythm, and dance to expand their developmental domains within the art of dance. Students will be on their feet creating, dancing, and connecting with their prior knowledge, each other, and the music daily. This course is a dance elective. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Integrated Dance Part 1
Course Numbers: 61322 (0.50)(H), 61323 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Integrated Dance Part 1: In this course, students will use hip hop music, rhythm, and dance to expand their developmental domains within the art of dance. Students will be on their feet creating, dancing, and connecting with their prior knowledge, each other, and the music daily. This course is a dance elective. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro Music Hist
Course Numbers: 6642 (0.50)(H), 6643 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Intoduction to Music History: In this course, students will survey musical forms and styles of Western Europe from 500-1945 C.E. Students will develop skills in collaborative learning, critical listening, and research. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro Music Theory
Course Numbers: 6632 (0.50)(H), 6633 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Introduction to Music Theory: In this course, students will explore the written language of music with an emphasis on rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic notation, ear training, sight reading, composition, and harmonic structure. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Acting Magnet
Course Numbers: 61052 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Introduction to Acting Magnet - In this course, students will focus on the foundational elements of creating, performing, responding, and connecting through the lens of theater. Students will learn the basics of creating a character, the basics of the stage, as well as proper theatrical vocabulary and movements for the stage. Units include an introduction to the stage and script, mime and pantomime, the actor’s voice, characterization. Students will also learn how to dissect a script for critical character information. Introduction to Acting Magnet the first class in our theater magnet program offers students the ability to intensively study the art of theater. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Mus Theory Pt 2
Course Numbers: 61192 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Introduction to Music Theory Pt. 2: In this course, students will continue to explore the written language of music with an emphasis on rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic notation, ear training, sight reading, composition, and harmonic structure. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Intro to Mus Theory Pt1
Course Numbers: 61122 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Introduction to Music Theory Pt. 1: In this course, students will explore the written language of music with an emphasis on rhythmic, melodic, and harmonic notation, ear training, sight reading, composition, and harmonic structure. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Jazz Ensemble
Course Numbers: 6252 (1.00)(H), 6262 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Jazz Ensemble: In this course, student will explore multiple styles of jazz, with an emphasis on improvisations. Students will participate in several performances annually. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Madrigal Singer IV
Course Numbers: 61172 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Madrigal Singers IV: In this course, students will study and perform chamber choral repertoire and improve their singing, balanced ensemble skills and musical literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple performances and competitions. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Madrigal Singers I
Course Numbers: 6222 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Madrigal Singers I: In this course, students will study and perform chamber choral repertoire and improve their singing, balanced ensemble skills and musical literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple performances and competitions. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Madrigal Singers II
Course Numbers: 6232 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Madrigal Singers II: In this course, students will study and perform chamber choral repertoire and improve their singing, balanced ensemble skills and musical literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple performances and competitions. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Madrigal Singers III
Course Numbers: 6242 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Madrigal Singers III: In this course, students will study and perform chamber choral repertoire and improve their singing, balanced ensemble skills and musical literacy skills. Students will participate in multiple performances and competitions. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Media Arts III Magnet
Course Numbers: 61342 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Media Arts III Magnet: In this course, students will use their skills that they have mastered in previous Media courses, with intermediate level software, and begin to apply these techniques with an introduction to professional video production software. Students will begin to incorporate elements of graphic design and audio production into their works. Students will begin to explore such processes such as pre and post production, as well as marketing and advertising. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Media Arts IV Magnet
Course Numbers: 61352 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Media Arts IV Magnet: In this course, students will synthesize content, processes, and components to express a compelling media arts production based on a guiding question of personal choice. This production will be demonstrating mastery of associated principles, such as technique, aesthetic, and development of creative ideas. Students will follow the design process to intentionally and consistently refine and elaborate elements and components. Media arts production will be directed at specific purposes, audiences, and contexts. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Mus Theatr for Perf Maj
Course Numbers: 61332 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Musical Theater for Performance Majors: In this course, students will explore the discipline of musical theater by refining their music, acting, and dancing skills. Students will be required to perform in full musical numbers, as well as smaller, more intimate performances for both formal and informal audiences. This course is a dance elective. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments. (Please note the following phrase will be used to distinguish honors level courses: As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.) As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Appreciation
Course Numbers: 6482 (1.00)(H), 6483 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Appreciation: In this course, students will survey major periods and styles of classical, popular, and world music; review music literacy concepts; and explore music analysis. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Appreciation - Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6672 (0.50)(H), 6673 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Appreciation - Pt 1: In this course, students will survey major periods and styles of classical, popular and world music, review music literacy concepts and explore music analysis. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Magnet I
Course Numbers: 6162 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Magnet I: In this course, students will explore music theory;solfege;music history;music literature;criticism;instrumental or vocal technique;rehearsal practice; and conducting. Students will participate in solo, chamber, and large ensemble performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Magnet II
Course Numbers: 6172 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Magnet II: In this course, students will continue the study of music theory;solfege;music history;music literature;criticism;instrumental or vocal technique;and conductings. Students will participate in solo, chamber, and large ensemble performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Magnet III
Course Numbers: 6182 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Magnet III: In this course, students will continue the study of music theory;solfege;music history;music literature;criticism;instrumental or vocal technique;and conductings. Students will participate in solo, chamber, and large ensemble performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Magnet IV
Course Numbers: 6192 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Magnet IV: In this course, students will deepen study music theory, solfege, music history, music literature, composition, criticism, instrumental or vocal technique, and conducting. Students are required to participate in solo, chamber and large ensemble performances. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Music Theory I
Course Numbers: 6202 (1.00)(H), 6193 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Theory I: In this course, students will develop basic musicianship skills in sight-singing; reading and writing musical notation; intervals; scales; rhythm; harmony keyboard skills; and dictation.
Music Theory II
Course Numbers: 6212 (1.00)(H), 6213 (1.00)(C), 6203 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Theory II: In this course, students will continue to develop muscianship skills with a focus on the study of harmonic principles; advanced sight-singing; basic composition and form analysis.
Painting
Course Numbers: 6042 (0.50)(H), 6043 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Painting: In this course, students will advance their painting on a two-dimensional surface, building structure and composition; color; flat pattern; modeling and light; and texture. Students will explore and research the history of the medium, as examine its' transition to more contemporary practices. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Painting Magnet
Course Numbers: 6132 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Painting Magnet: In this course, students will continue to deepen painting skills, concepts and themes introduced in the Painting class. Students further advance their painting on a two dimensional surface; building structure and composition, color, flat pattern, modeling and light, and texture. Students will explore and research the history of the medium as well as understand it's transition into more contemporary practices. As a magnet level class, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments
Percussion Ensemb
Course Numbers: 6692 (0.50)(H), 6693 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Percussion Ensemble: In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of playing percussion instruments and the application of musicianship skills to the genre. Students will develop skills and knowledge in the areas of mallets, drum set, beginning rhythmic reading, percussion ensemble, and sight-reading. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Photography
Course Numbers: 6612 (0.50)(H), 6613 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Photography: In this course, students will deepen their understanding of the elements of art and principles of design will exploring possibilities through a camera lens. Students will demonstrate knowledge of line, shape, form, color, texture, and space while incorporating them into art work that shows the proper use of balance, repetition, rhythm, scale, proportion, unity, harmony, and emphasis. Students will examine the works of artists from various time periods. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Piano I
Course Numbers: 6332 (1.00)(H), 6333 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Piano I: In this course, students will study the standard piano repertoire with a focus on developing technical skill and artistic expression. Recital performance is required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Piano II
Course Numbers: 6342 (1.00)(H), 6343 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Piano II: In this course, students will continue to study the standard piano repertoire with a focus on expanding technical skill and artistic expression. Recital performance is required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Playwriting Magnet
Course Numbers: 61072 (0.50)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Playwriting Magnet - In this course, students will study the craft of writing plays. In this second course of the second year of magnet study, students will explore the traditional dramatic structure, as well as various genres of theater writing, in-depth character development for writing, and the role of revision in playwriting. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Show Choir
Course Numbers: 6452 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Show Choir: In this course, students will combine music, dance, and theater into a performance discipline. Students will rehearse and perform choreographed choral arrangements that are accompanied by student musicians. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Songwriting
Course Numbers: 6702 (0.50)(H), 61002 (0.50)(H), 61003 (0.50)(C), 6703 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Songwriting: In this course, students will analyze standard song forms, styles and lyric structures, compose and record their own songs and study songwriting in multiple genres. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
String Orchestra
Course Numbers: 6392 (0.25)(H), 6902 (0.00)(H), 6903 (0.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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String Orchestra: In this course, students will study challenging traditional string repertoire, develop chamber ensemble skills and perform several times annually. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Tech Theat II Des II Mag
Course Numbers: 61242 (1.00)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Technical Theater II & Design II Magnet - In this course, students will continue in their study of technical theater. This course is the second course of study within the technical theater concentration of the Theater Magnet. This course will allow students to further delve into the design of theatrical productions. Students will also become scene shop leaders as they further develop their hands on construction skills. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Tech Theater and Design I
Course Numbers: 61182 (1.00)(H), 66183 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Technical Theater and Design I: In the course, students will develop and build specific artistic skills within the technical theater. Students will learn hands on how to design for live theatre. Students will be exposed to the basics of all areas and then be allowed to specialize in a focus area of their choosing: costume/makeup/hair design, lighting design, stage management, sound/special effects design, scenic design/artistry. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater I
Course Numbers: 6552 (1.00)(H), 6553 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater I: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, Greek and Roman theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater I Pt 1
Course Numbers: 6562 (0.50)(H), 6563 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater I - Pt 1: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater I Pt 2
Course Numbers: 61142 (0.50)(H), 61143 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater I - Pt 2: In this course, students will continue to develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater II
Course Numbers: 6582 (1.00)(H), 6583 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater II: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation and text analysis. Students will also study directing, set and stage design and theater history from the Wakefield Mystery Cycle through the Elizabethan Era. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater III
Course Numbers: 6592 (1.00)(H), 6593 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater III: In this course, students will refine acting, directing and audition skills, study theater history through the mid-1800s and develop skills in writing and research in the area of theater. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater IV
Course Numbers: 6602 (1.00)(H), 6603 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater IV: In this course students will focus on advanced acting skills, style and dialect, playwriting, directing, theater history from realism to the present day, audition and portfolio development. Multiple performances are required. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater Lab Acting
Course Numbers: 61302 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater Lab Acting -In this course, students will work collaboratively with the directors and designers to create a fully realized character for performance in a major production for formal performance. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments. This course is a theater elective usually taught during 8th period. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Theater Lab Tech Theater
Course Numbers: 61292 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Theater Lab Technical Theater -In this course, students will work collaboratively with the directors to plan, design, and execute a technical aspect of a major production for formal performance. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments. This course is a theater elective usually taught during 8th period. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
Wind Chamber
Course Numbers: 6282 (0.25)(H)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Wind Chamber: In this course, students will be coached in preparation for performance and develop chamber performance skills through the study of traditional wing chamber literature. As an honors level course, content will be covered at an accelerated pace. Students will study topics at a deeper level and will be expected to complete more independent coursework and assignments.
App Music I
Course Numbers: 6403 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Applied Musicianship I: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting
App Music II
Course Numbers: 6413 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Applied Musicianship II: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting
App Music III
Course Numbers: 6423 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Applied Musicianship III: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting
App Music IV
Course Numbers: 6433 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Applied Musicianship IV: In this course, students will learn and/or advance their skills as instrumental musicians. Students will study proper performance practice, technical skill development and the basics of music theory, composition and songwriting
Art Found Pt 1A
Course Numbers: 6963 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art Foundations - Pt 1A: In this course, students will engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices.
Art Foundations Pt 1B
Course Numbers: 6973 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Art Foundations - Pt 1B: In this course, students will continue to engage in the visual experience through several art/design pathways, including 2D Design; Drawing and Painting; and 3D Design. Students will explore materials, techniques, concepts, and processes essential to understanding the visual art and will examine the the role of the artist in historical and contemporary culture. Students will also research, reflect upon, and critique artistic practices.
Arts Apprec and Crit
Course Numbers: 6623 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Arts Appreciation and Critique: In this course, students will become better writers through the arts. Students will integrate and evaluate content, develop arguments based on discipline specific content and engage in discourse with classmates while appreciating the multiple arts forms.
Chorus - Voc I
Course Numbers: 6293 (1.00)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Chorus/Vocal I: In this course, students will develop musical and vocal skills in artistic choral and solo singing through the study of classical, folk and jazz repertoire. Beyond school time performances are required.
Drawing Pt 1
Course Numbers: 61193 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Drawing Part 1: In this course, students will begin to learn to visualize thoughts and ideas through different media and techniques and begin to work with the observed and imagined figure, still life, landscape, and thematic content. Students will further develop their analytical skills to critique their own art as well as from various historical periods.
Fund to Acting - Pt 2
Course Numbers: 6573 (0.50)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Fundamental to Acting - Pt 2: In this course, students will develop acting skills through scene study, improvisation, character development, introduction to text analysis and beginning audition techniques. Students will study technical theater, Greek and Roman theater history, and writing about theater. Multiple performances are required.
Music Appreciation Pt 1A
Course Numbers: 6983 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Appreciation - Pt 1A: In this course, students will survey major periods and styles of classical, popular and world music, review music literacy concepts and explore music analysis.
Music Appreciation Pt 1B
Course Numbers: 6993 (0.25)(C)
Type: High School Area: Art & Music
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Music Appreciation - Pt 1B: In this course, students will continue to survey major periods and styles of classical, popular and world music, review music literacy concepts and explore music analysis.