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DESIGN, COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA ACADEMY

A Design, Communications and Media Academy Endorsement on the High School Diploma will be awarded to students who complete the requirements of the academy.

A D V I S O R ::

Mrs.

CHMIELEWSKI

PHONE: 262.255.8444

P O T E N T I A L   C A R E E R S 

Coursework

○ Computer Design 1

○ Web Development & Social Media Management

○ Media Production 1
○ 3 additional strand-specific courses

Co-Curricular 

Connection

 Active involvement in at least one creative co-curricular activity

           ■ Clubs: Falls Creative, Yearbook, National Art Honor Society, FBLA

           ■ Events: Film Festival, Thassophobia

○  2 field trips related to career or college post-secondary opportunities during 10th-12th grade, accompanied by a written reflection (submitted via Google Form)

Community Engagement

○  2 Job Shadows (4+ hours each) during 10th-11th grade, accompanied by a written reflection (submitted via Google Form)

○  20 hours of volunteer experience in a related field during 9th - 12th grade
          ■ Participation in groups/clubs related to this academy contributes              to this total

○ Exit Interview with Advisor

○ Select One
          ■ AP Studio Art/2D Design - Design Strand
          ■ Media Production 3 - Media Strand
          ■ Falls Creative Designated Community Project

          ■ Employment through District Communications

○ The capstone experience will provide opportunities to apply skills and concepts in a problem-based extensive project. In addition, students will create an electronic career portfolio and will share final projects with the community in a public showcase event.

R E Q U I R E M E N T S

Capstone Experience

Design

Communication

Media

● Graphic Designer

● Advertising
● Illustrator
● Motion Graphics

● Photography

● Web Design

● Copywriter
● Journalist
● Public Relations

● Reporter
● Strategic Writing

● Web Developer

●  Audio Production

●  Digital Recording

●  Music Editor

●  Screenwriter

●  Sound Engineering

●  Video Production

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