VPA Chemistry Students Conclude Wildfire Project

Students in the VPA Chemistry course concluded a project about wildfires this week. For the past 6 weeks, they had been studying the questions, "How are wildfires a part of California's natural ecology, and what can we do to prevent them?" They designed experiments, learned about what makes a community vulnerable to wildfires, and learned…

“Lockdown: Await Further Instructions” directed by Ms. Awele

On Thursday, December 19, Skyline's Professional Drama students will perform Lockdown: Await Further Instructions, a timely play co-written by teenagers in New York City and Oakland that reminds us about just how vulnerable schools are to gun violence and how vulnerable teens are to acute stress in their daily lives. The play takes us into…

Work Based Learning Field Trip to the Walt Disney Family Museum!

On Monday, December 2nd, 10th grade Intro to Visual and Commercial Art students attended a field trip to the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisico. Students worked in groups and learned how to create short, stop motion animated films using the mult-plane method, which is a plexiglass box that allows for foreground, middleground and…

Artist Visit – Ryan Floyd Johnson

Freelance Illustrator, Ryan Floyd Johnson (www.oldfloyd.com) visited CTE Illustration on October 23 and 24 to present his artwork, demonstrate his process and provide one on one feedback. Illustration students were midpoint on a career exploration project, in which they researched artistic careers, found artists that work in those fields, and created a work of art…