Computer

Computer I
Required for all Freshmen
  • Unit 1: Digital Citizenship. Exploring the nine essential concepts defined by ISTE. Digital Access, Commerce, Communications, Literacy, Etiquette, Law, Rights and Responsibilities, Security and Health and Wellness. Introduction to all things technology that the school has to offer. Smartboard, Eboard, etc.
  • Unit 2: Basic Computer Hardware. This unit begins with an introduction to hardware and computer maintenance. Taking the computer apart, cleaning them and learning how the hardware works.  Exploring the history of computing and women’s roles in science and technology.
  • Unit 3: Introduction to Computer Science and Programming. Understanding basic programming concepts with Scratch, Code Academy, CodeHS, Alice and Java. 
Computer IV
Senior Elective

The Senior Computer Elective is an immersion in all things tech. The year typically begins with an Introduction to Hardware, Designing and Building a PC. In the past we have then explored more creative applications such as Video Editing and iMovie and learning by gaming with Civilization V and Portal. Last year we took a dive into the deep end of the pool with an Introduction to Basic Electronics using Arduino with a side of Programming in Java. This past year we also added on 3D drawing with Google Sketchup and Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Cs4. 

AP Computer Science
Senior Elective

In this course, students will learn the fundamentals of computer science using the Java programming language. It begins by focusing on programming basics and then on writing full classes and the logic and structures around building them. AP Computer Science is the equivalent of an introductory college-level programming class and will prepare students for the May 3, 2017 AP exam.

Technology Workshops

Subjects range from Programming, Minecraft, Graphic Design, Photoshop, Web Design and more.