Holiday Postcards For Our Service Members

In honor of Veterans Day, the sophomore Digital Media students, along with several students from the junior class, created holiday postcards for our service members. The students used graphic design techniques they have been learning in class to create their own unique design. The students used Adobe Photoshop (painting software) or Adobe Illustrator (drawing software)Continue reading “Holiday Postcards For Our Service Members”

The Illustrator Snails Are Back!

Students, in the DME-115 Graphic Design Tools class, have recently completed the Adobe Illustrator Snail project. I have kept this project around for a few years now because it has become one of my favorites. The students learn how to use the different tools in Adobe Illustrator as they follow a tutorial to draw theContinue reading “The Illustrator Snails Are Back!”

What’s Super About Public Schools?

This week the students in the Digital Media course submitted their entries for the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA) video competition. The competition asks for a 45-60 second video answering the question, “What’s Super About Public Schools?” High schools from all over North Carolina will be entering the competition. The videos will be judgedContinue reading “What’s Super About Public Schools?”

The School Year Begins

The students’ first day of school was Thursday, August 8. The first two days of school went great. The students met in Homeroom first to receive their schedules and beginning of the school year paperwork. On Friday, the students had grade level meeting with Mr. Puhl, Mrs. Griffith, and Mr. Pait. The students learned aboutContinue reading “The School Year Begins”

Freshman Orientation

On July 11, 2019, twenty Advanced Technologies Academy freshman spent some time on campus to get oriented with the school. The orientation is led by selected upperclassmen of Caldwell Applied Sciences Academy. The students toured the campus, met a few teachers, and participated in some team building activities. The students also learned about the policiesContinue reading “Freshman Orientation”

Digital Media Summer Camp

Many Caldwell County middle school students participated in the four day Career & Technical Education (CTE) Summer Camp from June 24 to June 27. The students rotated to different subject areas each day. In the Digital Media camp, students worked together to draw a monster with pen and paper. The drawings were then scanned intoContinue reading “Digital Media Summer Camp”