Immanuel Junior High Electives
Junior High Choir performs during the annual All is Well Christmas Concert, the K-12 Christmas Chapel, Open House/Spring Celebration and the Sounds of Praise Spring Concert. Students develop musical skills and confidence through group singing and collaboration opportunities with the High School Choir throughout the year.
Drama is for students wanting to gain confidence and develop their craft on and off the stage in a safe, supportive environment. Acting Techniques, Staging, Theatre Games, Improvisation, Group Scenes and Character Development are explored throughout the year, culminating in the production of a Spring Play.
Industrial Arts is an elective that introduces students to fundamental woodworking practices. Students have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and experience through multiple projects, lessons, and vocabulary. Students are required to learn fire and shop safety as they prepare to use hand tools, power tools, and woodworking machinery.
The video class focuses on the creation of short video projects utilizing the IPad, with its numerous Apps that facilitate students’ creativity as they record, edit, and present their projects to the class.
Students are the creators and editors of the IJHS yearbook as they take digital photographs with the IPad of cell phones, gather and edit images, and create the pages using the online yearbook creation publisher called Entourage. The end result is a quality yearbook that is student-centered, student-edited and student, and advisor-approved.
This class is designed to be an introduction to cooking and sewing. We focus on hands on learning, spending 1 class a week on instruction, and the other class periods are spent in the labs cooking or working on our sewing projects. The goal of this class is to teach basics so that students can feel confident and comfortable enough to continue learning these skills on their own.
Art students will learn the basics of art from idea-generating to completion. Students will create projects in different media with a strong emphasis on craftsmanship. Students will also learn the vocabulary, equipment, and techniques used in art.