Fine Arts Courses
Testify Drama Troupe (½ unit/semester)
Our goal is to create an attractive picture of Christ in the minds and hearts of our audiences through pantomimes and skits. Our prayer is that we effectively share Christ’s love and that the audience will see Him from a new perspective. We want audiences to meet our Friend, Director, and Acting Partner. “Testify” does not tour widely, but performs on special weekends at GCA.
Video & Design (½ unit/semester)
Video & Design is an online class with the emphasis of teaching students modern video production from the perspective of working video professionals. The core of the class is project based, hands-on learning with both teacher and peer critiques.
The course is designed to give students the guidance and time to be able to create videos that will enhance their social environment and help promote the school and its values.
The long term goal of the course is to give students the skills to be able to work freelance jobs right after high school. Students that excel in the program will be offered different internship possibilities for the future.
Yearbook Class (½ unit/semester)
In this course, students will gain skills in the following areas: theme development, page design, publishing techniques, caption writing, copy writing, editing and photography while producing a creative, innovative yearbook which records school memories and events. There is an emphasis on journalism skills as participants gain useful, real world skills in time management, marketing, teamwork and design principals. A personal camera is helpful, but not required.
Music (½ unit/semester)
Any of the courses from the music section also qualify as fine arts.