College Academy - Maynard Course Options

Actors' Workshop

Examine the many aspects of theater: emotions, feelings, character vs. method acting, improvisation, voice projection, and poise as you perform before an audience.

Animation

Construct your own unique stories and characters using Flash, frame by frame drawn animation, symbol-based animation, motion tweens, layers, graphics, shape tweens, scenes, buttons, and sounds.

Animation Advanced

Construct your own unique stories and characters using Flash, frame by frame drawn animation, symbol-based animation, motion tweens, layers, graphics, shape tweens, scenes, buttons, & sounds.

Broadcast Journalism

Enter the radio station, turn on the microphone, and go live! Discover how to develop a show to cover sports, comedy, current events, entertainment, music, and more. You will learn about playlists, commercials, and programming, all while on air at WAVM 93.1.

Chemistry

Grab your safety goggles as you investigate various reactions using solutions, powders, and other simple materials. Monitor your actions and reactions as you prepare your next experiment.

Chess Beginner

Learn how logic, strategy, and creative problem-solving skills are applied from the opening move to checkmate. Become familiar with the culture and history of Chess.

Chess Experienced

Continue to develop your knowledge: record your game using notation, solve intermediate problems, evaluate your position mid-game through advanced tactics.

Dazzlin’ Designs

Create many multi-dimensional projects using various art media such as clay, paper, pencils, paint, paper maché, oil pastels, brushes, markers, and more.

Digital Design

It’s all just a click away! Create portraits, reverse images, silhouettes, paintery, pop art, and more using Photomerge, guided edits, reflection, layer masks, hue effects, retouching, restoration, texture, and blending.

Engineers' Workshop

Experiment with a variety of structures as you use your imagination, judgment, and reasoning to investigate; energy sources, strength, force, motion, and more. Become a solution builder to tackle a series of real-world challenges.

Fantasy Adventures

Explore the world of Magic Users, Dwarfs, and Dragons. Create your character to participate in a number of game campaigns and fine-tune your role-playing skills. Discover a number of adventures as you manage through a maze of excitement. Collaborate with others or seek to conquer the quest on your own!

JAVA

This introductory course will allow you to explore and navigate the challenges of this computer programming language. Use your newly discovered code to create dynamic web experiences.

Mock Trial

Assemble your team to prepare an argument and debate your position before the “judge.” Learn how to organize your strategy to make a persuasive presentation that will support your position.

Magic: The Card Game Beginner

Learn to defeat your opponent with a variety of tactics in the realm of fantasy while applying critical thinking, logic, and strategy. Cast spells, use artifacts, and summon creatures to defeat your opponent. Become familiar with the skill of deck building, card values, and trades.

Magic: The Card Game Experienced

Develop advanced tactics for multi-player, multi-team & objective based operations using constructed and limited decks. Continue to leverage your lands and sorceries as you compete against your opponent.

Marine Biology

Immerse yourself in this interactive lab experience as you investigate, handle, and dissect marine specimens such as starfish, crayfish, squid, perch, and dogfish. Explore the layers of the ocean, impacts of pollution, the importance of coral reefs, and much more.

Mock Trial

Organize your team and formulate a strategy to make a persuasive argument before the judge. You will take on multiple positions as the affirmative as well as the opposed. Leverage the rules of debate and mock trial while gaining confidence as a public speaker.

Physics Factory

Explore the fundamental forces of energy, motion, gravity, friction, and force. Prepare a variety of interactive experiments to test the elements of physics.

Robotics Beginner

Using the EV3 program, assemble your team to construct a variety of vehicles and program them to successfully compete in a series of challenges. Students are expected to work in a cooperative group atmosphere as either as engineers or programmers.

Robotics Advanced

Using the EV3 platform, your team will be challenged to engineer more advanced vehicles to conquer a series of progressive experiences. Advanced planning, a clear strategy, and your programming skills will all be tested. Students are expected to work in a cooperative group atmosphere as either as engineers or programmers.

Rocketry Beginner

While learning about the forces of flight and aerodynamics, build and launch two of your own model rockets.

Rocketry Advanced

Expand your knowledge of propulsion, flight dynamics, and recovery while building two advanced model rockets.

Rocketry Design

Continue to experiment with the forces of flight as you design, build, and launch two rockets. Finish each rocket with a customized paint scheme.

TV Production

Draft a script and create a storyboard as you direct your own videos, commercials, and skits. You will use the television studio to produce a variety of projects, and once the filming is done, move to post-production, including editing, background music, voice-over, and more.

Web Design

Learn how to create your own web page using HTML or Dreamweaver. Enhance your site using Photoshop as you focus on developing a dynamic appearance.

Web Design Advanced

Build upon your experiences as you learn how to create more advanced code to enhance your dynamic web experience.

Wilderness Exploration

Introduce yourself to the various aspects of outdoor essentials, adventure planning, survival techniques, navigation, build a shelter, and more.


EXTENDED DAY OPTIONS

Amazing Artists

Create many multi-dimensional projects using various art media such as clay, paper, pencils, paint, oil pastels, brushes, markers, and more.

Animation

Construct your own unique stories and characters using Flash, frame by frame drawn animation, symbol-based animation, motion tweens, layers, graphics, shape tweens, scenes, buttons, and sounds.

“Art” Rageous

Create many multi-dimensional projects using various art media such as clay, paper, pencils, paint, paper maché, oil pastels, brushes, and more. Explore crazy colors and abstract designs to create your own masterpieces.

JAVA

This introductory course will allow you to explore and navigate the challenges of this computer programming language. Use your newly discovered code to create dynamic web experiences.

Magic: The Card Game

Learn to defeat your opponent with a variety of tactics in the realm of fantasy while applying critical thinking, logic, and strategy. Become familiar with deck building, card values & trades.

Video Production

Draft a script and create a storyboard as you direct your own videos, commercials, and skits. You will use the television studio to produce a variety of projects, and once the filming is done, move to post-production, including editing, background music, voice-over, and more.

Web Design

Learn how to create your own web page using HTML or Dreamweaver. Enhance your site using Photoshop as you focus on developing a dynamic appearance.



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