computer labBusiness Multimedia

Multimedia uses computers to present text, audio, video, animation, interactive features, and still images in various ways and combinations made possible through the advancement of technology. By combining media and content, those interested in multimedia can take on and work with a variety of media forms to get their content across. This is an exciting new field for those interested in computers, technology, and creative career options. Multimedia can be accessed through computers or electronic devices and integrates the various forms together. One example of multimedia would be combining a website with video, audio, or text images.

Computer Applications (IC3) - 9th
Basic Overview of Key Applications, Computer Fundamentals, and Living On-line.  This is a Graduation Requirement Course.  Students will be able to obtain an Industry Level Certification after completing the course.
Marketing Principles – 10th
Basic Overview of how a Business operates.  Key topics discussed are Business Plans, Marketing Mix, Advertising, Entrepreneur, & E-Commerce.
Multimedia – 11th
Basic Overview of how to create a website, create videos using various programs, podcasting, blogging, radio commercials, drafting, Publisher, Power Point with multimedia, Prezi, Design Layouts, etc.
Advance Multimedia (Advertising) – 12th
In depth Content of Advertising.  Students will use multimedia to create billboards, radio, television, and magazine advertisements.  They will create a Business Plan and apply what they've learned in class to create a well-rounded Promotional Plan for their business.

Computer Science Academy

Housed in its new SuperLab, the Academy will host courses in Visual BASIC, C#, Python, and our programming course for seniors:  JAVA AP. We are currently in the process of developing the courses and getting them aligned with KCTCS for Dual Credit Status.  The JAVA AP course will be offered next year as part of our NMSI – Advance KY AP program (NMSI is the National Math Science Initiative program that you see advertised on TV.  It is offered through its KY affiliate AdvanceKY).   Hopefully you are aware that students taking and passing the AP exam in certain areas including Math, Science and Computer Science receive $100 per passing exam.  They also get special training during afternoons and Super Saturday Study Sessions (S4).  Their teachers also get to take special summer and during-the-year trainings from the staff at AdvanceKY.

Marine JROTC Major

These courses provide high school students with training n citizenship, leadership, and self-discipline. The coursework includes world governments, military history, leadership principles, drill and ceremonies, and marksmanship. Advanced courses focus on success after high school including preparation for college, scholarship applications and resume preparations. Students enrolled in these courses serve in a variety of leadership rolls.