NEW for the 2016-2017 school year! Year-long STAR classes for 8th graders

8th grade only STAR Selections 2016-2017

 Click on the link below the title to access the application and EMAIL the application to the instructor 

ADVANCED
ART 

advancedartapplication.docx
Contact laura.Richards@camas.wednet.edu
Application & Teacher Approval Required

Contact This is a year-long course for which students will need to have had at least one prior trimester of basic art.  Projects are based on state curriculum guidelines for fine arts that include an understanding of the basic Elements of Art and Principles of Design.  Students will learn about artistic styles/genres and art history (in relation to specific assignments).  They will use a variety of art media (materials).  During the year, we will cover six units of study:  Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Alternative Mediums, Sculpture, and Independent Study.  Students receive grades bases on specific assignment criteria.  There is a $10.00 fee for this class to help offset supply costs.  Application available at the Art Room or in Student Center. Contact laura.Richards@camas.wednet.edu

ADVANCED
TECHNOLOGY

year_long_8th_tech_app.docx
Contact ann.hofmann@camas.wednet.edu
Application & Teacher Approval Required

Prerequisite: Students will need a minimum typing speed/accuracy of 35 WPM/95% accuracy for this course.  They will need to have taken at least one Technology class or have teacher permission.  Application available in the Student Center.
This year-long course will include an in-depth exploration into Microsoft Office programs in Preparation for Freshman Focus’ MS Office certifications.  Students will also learn to create animations through the Adobe Flash program.  Projects will include PSA’s multi-layered animations.  Web design (program to be determined) will also be covered, exploring the good, the bad and the effective web design principles.  NOTE:  THIS IS NOT A CLASS TO LEARN TO TYPE, students need this skill in order to get into the class.  We will spend very little time working on keyboarding skills.
Contact ann.hofmann@camas.wednet.edu

ADVANCED
ROBOTICS

advanced_robotics_application.doc
Contact Julie.leonard@camas.wednet.edu
Application & Teacher Approval Required

This year-long robotics class, we will be exploring the world of robotics and coding.  We will utilize our robots to explore science and technology using data logging and algorithms.  There will be an application process and class size is limited.
Prerequisite:  Must have earned an A or B in 7th grade Robotics or have permission from the teacher if new to District.  Application available in the Student Center.
Contact
Julie.Lenoard@camas.wednet.edu