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Student leads elective on Tahitian dancing

Linda Poeng

March 25, 2011

For the first time in the history of electives at Media Academy, a student has taken charge and is teaching her own elective class: Tahitian dancing. When Media Academy junior Aleanna Santos asked advisory committee leader...

Students watch injuries happen

March 24, 2011

Students in Sara Caldwell's elective are learning what to do when an athlete is injured. In Sports Medicine, held on Thursdays and Fridays for 40 minutes during advisory period, about 12 students are also learning how people...

No debate — this elective is arguably fun!

Kim Mejia-Cuellar

March 24, 2011

A bonding experience—this is what debate coach Laima Haider focused on during the first class of her debate elective at Media Academy. The six-student class played the game "The Coffee Club", in which students had to make...

Movie elective gets historical

Shima Kaid

March 24, 2011

My elective is movies with Jackson. Today we watched Bonnie and Clyde, a favorite of history teacher Michael Jackson.  Jackson thinks the movie is historical because it is set in the Great Depression. He also thinks the movi...

Media Academy classmates face off to checkmate

Leland Moore

March 24, 2011

Media Academy began its elective program on March 17, allowing students to choose their advisory period class for the next six weeks. Students had many choices as to which elective they could attend ranging from Japanese culture...

Glad to be in line to dance (a review)

Elizabeth Contreras

March 24, 2011

My elective — how to dance with Darlene Miller and Rebekkah Ford — is fun so far. We are going to learn how salsa.  Today we learned a new dance. It was rather fun and easy but embarrassing.  No one really wanted...

Student appreciates music elective, teacher, diversity of class

Reese Brown

March 24, 2011

Today I began to attend my elective class, Music Appreciation with English teacher Candice Valenzuela. I was interested in this class because I am a singer and play piano, and I thought it would be cool to participate in...

Students enjoy atmosphere in cross stitch elective (a review)

March 24, 2011

My elective is cross stitching with Spanish teacher Felicidad Guirao. This elective teaches us how to be creative and stitch our names with a needle and thread. This elective is fun because we get to create our names and...

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