The students will work on cooperative activities with group problem solving in order to promote personal and social responsibility and relate them to real life experiences. Students will get to experience a wide range of non-traditional activities such as Geo-Caching and Rock Climbing in order to education them on the variety of ways to live a physically active and healthy lifestyle, as well as some traditional activities in order to develop motor skills. The physical education program also provides lessons on nutrition and health as well as some anatomy so students can be healthy, lifelong, educated movers.
Each year in Media Arts, students will explore the various methods that are used today to share messages and ideas with a mass audience. Computer use is essential to this course, so students are expected to be responsible with technology. Units are designed around introducing students to and preparing them for possible careers in computer technology. Topics of study include: keyboarding, graphic design, web design, publication, 3d modeling, advertising, programming, data management, and game design.
“If you cannot teach me to fly – teach me to sing” James Barrie ( Peter Pan )
“Music can change the world because it can change people” Bono ( U2 )
In one form or another, every student deserves to experience a music education. It has been proven through numerous government and university studies that music enhances a student, not only socially, but physically, and academically…across-the-board. Music students learn how to perform as individuals as well as part of unit, developing individual skills while at the same time creating harmony and synergy, and while having fun!
At 21st Century Public Academy, our students experience music in a decidedly non-traditional way. We are one of few schools in New Mexico that offer a comprehensive curriculum in “Modern Band” or popular music. Rather than he traditional school offerings of concert band, orchestra, or chorus, our students learn through producing and performing in the popular genres of rock, pop, folk, country, R&B, and blues. From classic to contemporary, if it’s
on the radio, record, CD, or online…we can do it! While learning to perform on guitar, bass, piano/keyboards, drums, and vocals, our students are immersed, from day one, in the process of producing and performing popular music in the context of a working band. Every student even has access to their own online digital production studio to start creating and composing with high end digital tools at their disposal right on their computer.
Welcome to music at 21st Century Pubic Academy. Let’s rock, Dragons!
Are you ready to unleash your creative, artistic vibe? In our CREART class at 21st CPA, you will do just that using a variety of mediums (cardboard, chalk, clay, colored pencil, crayon, foil, guitars, paper, pencil, ink, marker, mosaic, oil pastel, paint, papier mache, watercolors, wood, etc.) Weekly projects focus on a specific artist or type of art with the flexibility of adding flair of your own style. Projects are individual, small group and large group, so communication and collaboration are a must! Art work will be on display in the NM State Fair (September), our school art show (during conference week), and the APS middle school art show (October.) Come join CREART class and create your own masterpieces!