Available courses

5th Grade Math Moodle

Journalism I is a two-semester course designed to introduce students to the world of media. Students in Journalism will become analytical consumers of media and technology and enhance their communication skills. Writing, technology, visual and electronic media becometools for learning as students critique, create and produce effective communication. Students will learn and apply journalistic guidelines for writing, design, and photography These guidelines include objectivity, responsibility, and credibility.

Journalism students will apply their content knowledge by writing articles for news outlets, taking photographs, maintaining a website, and creating the yearbook.


Resources and links to resources to help FBLA members prepare for competitive events.

Events are classified as follows:

  • Individual Objective Test (100 mc questions)
  • Individual Production Test (1-2 hour production test)
  • Team Role Play
  • Prejudged Individual, Team or Chapter
  • Individual Interview
  • Individual Speech
  • Presentation Individual or Team

There are 68 competitive events.

Students are introduced to digital audio and video. They will capture, create, and edit audio and video files for media product formats. This course allows the student to build digital audio and video making skills by having them conceive, storyboard, record, edit, and final formats. This is a hands-on course that teaches students how to use audio and video editing software to edit audio and video.

Digital Communications II: Imaging is a one-semester course designed to study the process of editing digital images, photography, and appropriate
visual signals to communicate the desired message to an audience effectively. Principles are used to analyze and organize information, set up a design structure, and produce special visual expressions and techniques that are applied to graphics, photos, and video. These techniques are then applied to develop a finished product/portfolio to be used in further education.

Insurance & Risk Management provides an overview of the insurance industry. The course examines various types of insurance, rates and claims, and careerĀ opportunities. It will help the student to better understand the importance of insurance and how it affects them both today and through their retirement years.

DC3, also known as Digital Media, is a one-semester, hands-on course focusing on the creative and technical skills necessary for Web design and animation. Students will create visual effects and animated graphics for video, web, and other types of media using computer software. Students learn the fundamentals of Web design and HTML, explore techniques used in building media for the Web, along with learning to develop content and publish media-based Web sites to the Internet.

Topics include; Elements of media, web design, audio and sound editing, and animation. All topics culminate in the production and publishing of an integration project.

Computerized Accounting I is a two-semester course that emphasizes basic accounting principles as they relate to both manual and computerized financial systems. Instruction is on an integrated basis, using computers and electronic calculators as the relationships and processes of anual and computerized accounting are presented. Entry-level skills in the accounting occupations can be attained.

Topics include: Introduction, basic accounting for service businesses, cash control and banking procedures, basic accounting for merchandising businesses, and payroll accounting.

The eighth grade music class is a nine week course that provides students with a general overview of the basic elements of music and relevant music history that has influenced American and western culture.  These elements include:

  • pitch,
  • rhythm 
  • melody 
  • harmony
  • texture 
  • musical form 
  • timbre

Significant music history events include but are not limited to:

  • Rock and Roll
  • Jazz
  • Classical

Guitar performance. The nine week period does not allow enough time for beginning students to become proficient in guitar performance.  However, students may learn to read basic musical notation, and play short simple melodies.