Hightower High School 3333 Hurricane Lane Missouri City

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Hightower High School ∙ 3333 Hurricane Lane ∙ Missouri City, Texas 77459 ∙ (281)

Hightower High School ∙ 3333 Hurricane Lane ∙ Missouri City, Texas 77459 ∙ (281) 634 -3106 The Digital Media Academy exists to provide students exposure and skills applicable to digital media career pathways and to prepare students for entry-level positions or college career readiness upon completion of the program. Professional ∙ Training ∙ Technology Why the Digital Media Academy? - Industry standard technology - Innovative & challenging career focused courses - Passionate instructors with industry experience - Internship Opportunities* - Opportunities to work with District professionals - Professional Experience while in high School - Project based learning - Specialty courses in digital media - Technical Experience *Student must complete competitive application process to enroll Program Requirements/ Expectations - Complete 6 Arts, Audio/Video (A/V) and Communications credits in a coherent sequence as identified by the Digital Media Academy pathway on the campus. Application Process - Submit online application @ www. fortbendisd. com/academies - Recommended that students complete Algebra I prior to the start of their ninth grade year - Successful completion of all parts of the 7 th grade STAAR exam - 7 th and 8 th grade semester grades in math, science, ELA and social studies - Interview/ Presentation - Final acceptance is contingent upon successful completion of all eighth grade courses during the regular school year and all parts of the eighth grade STAAR exam. Med. Sci Academy Aligned Extra-Curricular Programs Clubs/Organizations Poseidon’s Playhouse Clubs/Organizations Theatre Anime Club Computer Technology Club Photography Club Skills USA Debate Student Council FBLA Thespian Society National Art Honor Society Writing Club National Forensic League Yearbook (“Eye of the National Honor Society Hurricane”) Newspaper Youth Expanding Service UIL/Academic Events (Y. E. S. )* Calculator Applications Youth in Philanthropy Computer Science *Required by DMA Current Issues & Events Math CX/LD Debate Theatre Editorial/News/Feature/ Prose/ Poetry Headline Writing Interpretation Informative/ Persuasive Ready Writing Speaking Spelling & Vocabulary Literary Criticism Writing Center Frederick Richardson∙ Interim Principal, Hightower HS ∙ Georgette Bubar ∙ Director, Advanced Academics Amber Boston∙ Academy Coordinator ∙ amber. [email protected] com ∙ www. fortbendisd. com/digitalmedia - Must take Pre-AP, Honors or Dual Credit English all four years. - Complete Computer Science Pre-AP - Take and pass all appropriate course certifications. - Complete 100 hours of community service while enrolled in the Academy. - Total of 25 hours per school year as approved by the Academy Coordinator - Must maintain a 75 or higher in all academy specific courses. - Must maintain a 70 or higher in all other courses. - Must participate in at least one enrichment activity per grading period as outlined by the Academy Coordinator. Past Enrichment Opportunities - Tour KHOU television station - Showcase film/movies at local movie theater - Tour collegiate communications and digital media programs - Participate in special projects for District promotion