This course involves the study of architectural drafting techniques and identifying the steps in planning a residence. They will identify the characteristics which affect building design and for developing a preliminary residential sketch. Also, this core mechanical drafting course teaches students to draw, interpret and present orthographic and isometric designs of mechanical products and their […]
This course is a one credit elective intended to develop in the students an appreciation of visual art, theatre, music, and movement. This survey course includes speech, drama, drawing, voice, and an introduction to instrumental music.
The main focus of this course is to teach the fundamentals and techniques involved in creating various art forms. Basic elements of artistic design such as color theory, shading, and perspective are covered in depth. Studio activities and assignments include drawing, painting, relief printing, drafting and architecture.
Students with well-developed musical skills may be placed in Advanced Band, a class that consists of Marching Band, Concert Band and Symphonic Band. The Crusader Marching Band is organized for performances at marching festivals, half-time shows and parades.
Band is a full-credit elective course that meets five times a week during the school day. Attendance at all out-of-school rehearsals and performances is mandatory. Homework in the form of practice is assigned nightly.
Ninth graders with little or no previous band experience may enroll in Beginning Band Class, which meets daily. Interested students must schedule an appointment with the band director before selecting this course.
The Church History/ Christian Lifestyles are divided into two areas of study. The first area presents the theology of the Church (ecclesiology) while telling the historical story of the Church. The Christian lifestyles component will focus on Christian marriage, family life, religious life, priesthood, and the single life. An emphasis will be placed on how […]
The Christian Scripture/Social Justice continues scripture study with an examination of the nature, content, structure, and themes of the Christian scriptures. The historical and cultural background of scripture will be examined, with a particular focus on the Christian scriptures as a book of faith. Emphasis is placed on ascertaining the background of the audience and […]
The Hebrew Scriptures/Personal Morality provides a study of Judaism and of the Hebrew scriptures in order to gain a deeper knowledge and appreciation of the roots of the Judeo-Christian tradition. Students read and analyze the major stories of the Hebrew Scriptures and learn to relate them to their lives and Christianity. The second semester addresses […]