• University Connections: School of Design, Arts & Engineering

     

    SRMHS will implement its new magnet theme during the 2017-2018 school year.  Support for staff includes specialized professional development and partnerships.  Students will choose from one of the four College and Career Pathways outlined below containing specific opportunities to create a unique high school experience.

  • College and Career Pathway for Design

     
    Specialized Coursework:
    Expanded, full-year AP course offerings
    CAD Drawing, Landscape Design, Textile Design
    Certifications in Game Art Design, Auto CAD
    12th grade AP Capstone or Inter-Pathway Project
     
    University Connections: 
    NC Central-co-curricular and weekend FabLab (Fabrication Laboratory Network)
    NC State College of Design
    NC State Multicultural Design Students Association 
     
    Partnerships Supporting Teachers and Students:
    Smith Sinnet Architecture Firm-redesigning collaborative spaces with students & faculty
    Local Artists/Designers (Iron House Forge Blacksmith)
     
    Internship Opportunities for Students:
    NC State College of Design: student-to-student design interaction
    Student Studio Project-students participate on WCPSS Facility Projects 
     

    College and Career Pathway for Visual and Performing Arts

     
    Specialized Coursework:
    Expanded, full-year AP Course offerings
    Certifications for Adobe software in Photoshop, Illustrator, and Flash
    12th grade AP Capstone or Inter-Pathway Project 
     
    University Connections:  
    Duke-partnership in engineering and dance elective development
    Meredith College (Arts Department)-collaborative performances, exhibits
    NC Central (Arts Department)-University professionals hosts workshops and "coaches" students 
     
    Partnerships Supporting Teachers and Students
    NC Museum of Art-teacher and student workshops
    Raleigh Little Theatre-facilitate sessions to review major elements of theatre 
     
    Internship Opportunities for Students: 
    NC State College of Design: student-to-student design interaction
    Student Studio Project-students participate in WCPSS Facility Projects
    Connect students to NC Symphony to organize/conduct master workshops 
  • College and Career Pathway for Humanities and Social Sciences

     
    Specialized Coursework:
    Expanded, full-year AP course offerings
    Broadcasting/Journalism classes
    12th grade AP Capstone or Inter-Pathway Project
     
    University Connections: 
    NC State Humanities and Social Sciences-writing project and leadership
    NC State JB Hunt Library-Research techniques and places
     
    Partnerships Supporting Teachers and Students:
    NC State Institute of Emerging Issues
    La Connexion and multi-cultural media
     
    Internship Opportunities for Students:
    Local NC government
    Local language, media, and festivals
     

    College and Career Pathway for Engineering, Math and Sciences

     
    Specialized Coursework:
    Expanded, full-year AP course offerings
    Certifications in CISCO, Shopbot, etc
    12th grade AP Capstone or Inter-Pathway Project
     
    University Connections:  
    Duke-partnership in engineering and dance elective development
    NC State Engineering House-STEM workforce and professional development
    • Engineering Design Day Competition
    • Engineering Summer Camp
    • Female Engineering Day
    NC State Environmentors-internship and research partnerships 
     
    Partnerships Supporting Teachers and Students
    NC Central-College of Arts and Sciences
    Local engineering firms
    Organizational connections-National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) 
     
    Internship Opportunities for Students: 
    CISCO-student tours of industry facility; collaboration training with robots and cybersecurity
    Students from three college pathways work, plan, and exhibit projects
     
    PLTW Career Academies:
    NAF Academy of Engineering
    Academy of Biomedical Science (AOBS)
    Academy of Information Technology & Cybersecurity (AOITCS)