Welcome!!English 10 Honors, Advanced Theatre, and Journalism-Quest News
ENGLISH 10 HONORS
So you have Mrs. Deming as a teacher?For the advanced English student, 10 Honors gives students a chance to really explore the beginning of rhetoric, rhetorical appeals, author's message, author's purpose, writing for task, exploring tone, mood, voice, and looking at writing and writers who use punctuation for effect. Students do this in a variety of ways from reading literature to looking at fun facts and interesting articles. They turn to television, speeches, the Internet, and novels to find and understand why writers write what they write. English 10H students ultimate goal is to expolore HOW author's are effective in their writing.Mrs. Deming's Classroom is like being whisked away to the movie set of Harry Potter. Light up candles hang from the ceiling, letters fly out of a fireplace, and students are asked to work with their Defense Against the Dark Arts partners. Their names are called from the sorting hat and studetns typically sit at one of the 4 houses: Griffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, or Slytherin. Some students sit at Platform 9 3/4 or at the Ministry of Magic. All tables have black potion caulderons with supplies in them. Mrs. Deming has magical artifacts all over her classroom. She does this because she believes learning should be engaging and fun. So be ready, to join the magical fun in her classroom.
ADVANCED THEATREThe Advanced Theatre course is the second, third, and fourth class that can be taken for Visual and Performing Arts Credit. The course is available to those students who either audition or have instructor approval to join the advanced course. This is the course that has a curriculum driven by the experience and opportunities we receive from the Disney Performing Arts. These actors, dancers, and singers, visit the Disneyland Resort 2-5 times a year. The Advanced Theatre students are also known as the Imagination Players because of their work in brainstorming, researching, writing, creating, and performing our children's theatre production each year. This course has SEVERAL performing opportunities and requires a great deal of time outside of the classroom and a commitment to excelling in the theatre arts. Those interested in auditioning should contact Mrs. Deming via email by clicking the hyperlink down below.*Please Note* Those interested in a beginning level course should visit Mr. Swift's for information on the Beginning Theatre course.
JOURNALISM 1,2,3,4 - QUEST NEWSThe Quest News journalism program is a hands-on class that prepares students for a career or advanced placement in journalism at the college level. This is an A-G approved elective that looks fantastic on college applications and job resumes. The course is completely student-driven with mentors from the journalism and brodacasting industry. We have mentoring professionals from the Chino Champion, Los Angeles Times, Spectrum TV, KSGN 89.7, KCAL 96.7, Plastic Audio, and many more... This course will give you long-time friendships and creates strong connections to the school. Each year this group of students travels and competes in the National Journalism Convention. Our students and award-winning adviser have traveled and/or competed in Los Angeles, Seattle, WA, San Francisco, Dallas, TX, and Washington DC. The Quest News program at Don Lugo High School is the #1 journalism program in the district and the Inland Empire. Mrs. Deming is the only certified journalism educator in the Chino Valley Unified School District. She has won several awards for her work in journalism while at Don Lugo High School and is now the President of the Journalism Education Association of the Inland Empire. This award-winning journalism program is a must-do for serious writers, investigators, photographers, podcasters, videographers, and aspiring movie makers.Room 24
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What Does That Mean?
It means, Mrs. Deming believes in supporting and teaching her students with clear and consistent expectations, rules, and goals. When students master the expectations, rules, and goals of the classroom they are continuously rewarded! PBIS makes being in the classroom fun, safe, predictable, and harmonious. Hogwarts should be an enjoyable experience for ALL students.
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