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Media Arts & Communication website

Class of ’21 website for the M.A.C. Academy

Students in Web Design 3 this past year spent their virtual class time exploring the design process from an industry perspective by creating a website for the Visual Arts Production, now Media Arts & Communication Academy.  Students learned and explored the various positions and their job responsibilities in a communications/design firm and became Studio312, a…

Lowes Skills USA grant award to Web design and VAP

SkillsUSA Grant Awarded to VAP

SkillsUSA and Lowe’s Home Improvement (#LowesSkillsUSA) have teamed up on a new grant program to support emerging SkillsUSA programs in career and technical education classrooms across the nation. The $100,000 grant from Lowe’s provides 100 eligible chapters with $1,000 worth of educational materials. Debi Bender, Roxborough High School  Web Design Teacher & SDP SkillsUSA Advisor received one of…

Round 1 Done

Round 1 Done

Two exciting games were played after school on Thursday, 2/27.  Mr. Fesnak’s Business team defeated the Film and Video Team in an extremely close game.  Final score was 42-40 with Malik Gibson leading the Business team with 18 points.  Tyson Harrington led the way for Film and Video and he also had 18 points.  Biotech…

Round one underway

March Madness games are underway at Roxborough.  Yesterday the Web Design team defeated Mr. Heleniak’s Business team 66 to 54.  It was an exciting game with a decent crowd in attendance.  Haneef Rushing-Davis scored 18 points for the Business team and Omar Taylor had 16 points.  For the Web Design team James Fowler and Mr….

Academy March Madness

Academy March Madness

Our third annual March Madness competition is about to begin! The schedule is as follows: Tuesday, Feb 25th at 3:15 Web Design vs. Business (Heleniak) Thursday, Feb. 27th at 3:15 Kinesiology vs. Biotechnology AND Film and Video vs. Business (Fesnak) All players/staff must play in the after school game in order to move to the…

Fall Student of the Month – Malik Njeri-Mesquito

Fall Student of the Month – Malik Njeri-Mesquito

Name: Malik Njeri-Mesquito School: Roxborough HS Nominated By: Deborah Bender – Teacher If you were to ask Malik what has defined his high school experience, he would say “growth!” Malik was the first to say that he hasn’t always been the most motivated student. But if you ask his teacher and nominator, Debi Bender, he…

VAP students at the Magic Gardens Art Exhibit

VAP Students Visit Magic Gardens Art Exhibit

VAP students with new drones

VAP Academy has DRONES!!!

Friday October 4 was a beautiful day to learn how to fly a drone. The Visual Arts Production Academy has 3 new drones. Students in Web 3,  Film 3, and Graphic Design 1 ventured out in the sunshine to test our the drone. Bartholomew, the training drone named by the seniors in Web 3,  took…

VAP students at the Franklin Institute for the Marvel Comics exhibit

VAP Students Visit the Franklin Institute Marvel Exhibit

On May 2, 2019, the VAP academy students from The Academies @ Roxborough visited the Franklin Institute to see the Marvel Exhibit.  36 students were able to attend after a successful fundraiser with SkillsUSA chapter and the RHS HSA through Go Fund me and the kids had an amazing time. Some highlights were the life…

SkillsUSA in Hershey PA

The Academies @ Roxborough Web Design students attends SkillsUSA in Hershey PA This year Web Design participated in SkillsSUA for the first time. Three students excellently represented Roxborough at the competition. It was a great opportunity for the students to investigate and learn what SkillsUSA is and how the competitions work. Yasmin Riley participated in…