• English Application Electives

    These courses are offered for general elective credit but require students to complete an application and then be selected into the course by the supervising teacher.  These classes may not be used to make up credit for a required grade level course.
     

    MEDIA ARTS:  CGTV I

    Grade Level:  9-12

    CGHS Course #:  EN 501 & EN 502

    DOE Course #:  1084

    Length:  1-Year Course

    Credit(s):  Two

    Diploma:  Core 40, Academic Honors

     

    Prerequisite:  Requires application & teacher approval.

     

    Students will build a foundation of video and television production skills including field and studio camera work, basic editing techniques, direction and "on-air" talent development. Activities will include involvement in the production of a daily news program, IRP entertainment and educational programs, and special in-school projects. Students will spend many hours beyond the classroom period in order to videotape events or edit programs. Students must successfully complete an application process including an audition and interview to be eligible into the course.

     

    MEDIA ARTS:  CGTV II

    Grade Level:  9-12

    CGHS Course #:  EN 511 & EN 512

    DOE Course #:  1084

    Length:  1-Year Course

    Credit(s):  Two

    Diploma:  Core 40, Academic Honors

     

    Prerequisite:  CGTV I and requires teacher approval

     

    Students will learn advanced skills in video and television production, including non-linear editing, progressive entertainment and news camera work, and production of short films. Activities will include the daily news as well as many advanced community video projects. Students will spend additional hours beyond the class period to complete projects. Students will be accepted only upon successful completion of CGTV I and teacher evaluation and recommendation. A second application and interview may be required.

     

    STUDENT PUBLICATIONS:  NEWSPAPER (tRojaneer)

    Grade Level:  9-12

    CGHS Course #:  EN 521 & EN 522

    DOE Course #:  1086

    Length:  1-Year Course

    Credit(s):  Two

    Diploma:  Traditional

     

    Prerequisite:  Requires applications & teacher approval

     

    The school newspaper is written and designed by students. It meets one class period, though occasionally staff responsibilities require after-school work sessions. Students reporters are required to sell advertising, conduct interviews, write news/feature stories, compose headlines, cover school events and people professionally, assist editors with the layout of the paper, and attend occasional meetings, games, and/or events that may take place outside of the school day. Keyboarding or PC skills are necessary. It is recommended, though not required, that students take Journalism before applying to Newspaper. Adviser selection will be based upon a sampling of the student's writing and teacher recommendations. Students should have at least a C average in English course work.

     

    student publications:  yearbook

    Grade Level:  9-12

    CGHS Course #:  EN 531 & EN 532

    DOE Course #:  1086

    Length:  1-Year Course

    Credit(s):  Two

    Diploma:  Traditional

     

    Prerequisite:  Requires application & teacher approval

     

    The school yearbook is written and designed by students. It meets one class period, but occasionally after-school work is required. A staff member must be an above-average student who is willing to accept responsibilities, which include writing and editing yearbook copy, designing layouts, selling advertising, organizing and taking photographs, interviewing students, and teachers, placing text on layouts, covering the school's people and events professionally, and typing copy. Keyboarding or PC skills are necessary. Advisor selection will be based upon a sampling of the student's writing and teacher recommendations.

     

    technical theatre

    Grade Level:  9-12

    CGHS Course #:  EN 541 & EN 542

    DOE Course #:  4244

    Length:  1-Year Course

    Credit(s):  Two

    Diploma:  Core 40, Academic Honors

     

    Prerequisite:  Requires application & teacher approval

     

    This course is designed to introduce students to the production facilities, operations, methods and techniques used at Center Grove High School.  The practices taught will relate to other amateur and professional theaters. The course will deal briefly with the history of the stage development and equipment development. However the main focus will be how to staff a student produced show. The class will be responsible for set construction, programs, ushering, sound, lights, make-up and advertising. These students will spend many hours beyond the classroom period in order to produce the dramatic and musical productions throughout the year. Students must successfully complete an application to be considered for this course.