Splash Fall 18
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Arts

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A368: Mobile Imaging
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Winston Zhou

Let's explore how to take professional looking photos using just your phone!

A358: Adobe Photoshop: Pixel Perfection
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Joey Odenwald

Have you ever had a glaring problem that made that perfect photo opportunity not-so-perfect? Have you wanted to learn about drawing and illustrating in the digital age? Now's your chance! Learn the basics of Adobe Photoshop and gain the first step towards success with an industry standard tool!

A366: Rapid Theatre
Difficulty: *

I will teach children the very basics of theatre, acting, performing, and script analysis in 1 hour.

A356: Vocal Technique: The Basic Essentials to Singing
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Angelo Gepilano

The shower will no longer be the only place you'll feel comfortable singing! We will learn the basics of singing techniques, including breathing technique, projection, sustaining notes, vowels, and the most important aspect: confidence! Catered towards beginners, but all levels welcome!

A364: Beginners Drawing/Sketching
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Eduardo Orellana

We will look at the basics on how to draw objects and people and will try to move on to more intermediate techniques as well. Some art games will be played
*** Bring Paper or sketch books and pencils***

A359: Adobe Illustrator: Advertising, Branding, and Creativity
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Joey Odenwald

Have you ever wanted to start the next big brand? Have you wanted to make your own posters, buttons, shirts, and more? Now's your chance! Learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator and gain the first step towards success with an industry standard tool!

A369: So You Want to Dance?
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Faith Kemp

Are you interested in dancing? Do you listen to music and think about what and how your music video would look like? Join me as I help guide you through the process of creating choreography and setting a piece. We will be doing a mixture of dancing and writing, so please wear clothing you can move comfortably and freely in. I look forward to dancing with you!


Prerequisites
This course is suitable for all dance proficiencies. Comfortable clothing allowing full range of movement (including non-white socks), hair ties for those with enough hair to pull back and an open mind is required.

A361: Chess
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Temurbek Makhmudov

Come learn the basic rules of the games, and have a few matches!
This course is for all levels and no prior knowledge of chess is required.
Very casual play!

A372: Video Fun Closed!
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Jenna Polignone

Ever want to star in your own movie well now you can!


Humanities

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H354: Media Literacy 101: Interpreting Messages in Media (Middle School)
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Nayimb Joyner

We as people are exposed to tons of hidden messages every single day. Whether we're watching the news, a movie, a music video, an advertisement, or a show, or listening to music or the radio - our senses are constantly being unconsciously bombarded by messages transmitted by different forms of media. Therefore, in this new age of technology, it is more important than ever for people to be able to decipher the hidden messages in media. To do so is to be media literate. So if you want to break the code and be media literate, sign up for Media Literacy 101 today!

H355: Media Literacy 101: Interpreting Messages in Media (High School)
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Nayimb Joyner

We as people are exposed to tons of hidden messages every single day. Whether we're watching the news, a movie, a music video, an advertisement, or a show, or listening to music or the radio - our senses are constantly being unconsciously bombarded by messages transmitted by different forms of media. Therefore, in this new age of technology, it is more important than ever for people to be able to decipher the hidden messages in media. To do so is to be media literate. So if you want to break the code and be media literate, sign up for Media Literacy 101 today!


Math & Computer Science

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M357: The Art of the Game Full!
Difficulty: **

Do you want to learn how to win? Learn how to make the greatest gains using logic and game theory. We will explore popular paradoxes and discover the optimal outcomes!

M373: Prove It!
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Miles Calabresi

Want to know how to win an argument or tell if someone else's argument is bad? What is the difference between proof and evidence? Is there a difference? We'll look at various meanings of the word "proof" and how it is used in different settings.


Science

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S360: How It Works: Environmental Engineering

Do you want to learn how to engineer for a better future? Learn how to make s'mores using a solar oven and design a water filtration system! We will conduct environmental experiments and delve into the world of engineering.


Miscellaneous

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X363: Modern Dragons
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Eduardo Orellana

We will be looking at how reptiles make great pets and how to care for them as pets. We will also look at beginner, intermediate and advanced reptiles!
***Will have live animals***

X370: Stress-Free Living Full!
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Bianca Umali

Managing stress can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be! This workshop will introduce you to breathing exercises as well as different crafts that can help you when everything seems too overwhelming.

X367: Chess Class
Difficulty: *
Teachers: Christopher Salley

Tried of your parents beating you in chess? Mine did plenty of times until I started learning the tricks and traps of the game. In this class, I want to teach you the basics and some fun tricks to use next time you player. They won't be ready for what you learn!

X371: Stress-Free Living
Difficulty: **
Teachers: Bianca Umali

Managing stress can be stressful, but it doesn't have to be! This workshop will introduce you to breathing exercises as well as different crafts that can help you when everything seems too overwhelming.