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Franklin High School Academy / Pathway Programs

Animation Pathways — These four-year pathways in animation and digital media production allow students the opportunity to learn and participate in all aspects of graphic communications such as animation including editing, camera work, script-writing, storyboarding, video production, producing and directing using the school’s television studio and industry grade equipment.

Students work with high-end technology in a hands-on, fully functional television studio, use industry-standard editing software and have the opportunity to experience how the profession works. After completing core introductory classes, students will select one area of study for their mastery coursework. Students have the choice of going in depth into the art and craft of animation or digital media production. Students will receive a high quality education in the digital media fields as well as developing the highly transferable skills of communication, collaboration and problem-solving. When students leave these programs, they are truly prepared for both college and career. Each specialist area provides the skills necessary to gain employment or to pursue advanced study.

Course instruction is enhanced through mentoring and internships. Articulated post-secondary credits are available.

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Email: FRHSSTEM@egusd.net
Phone: 916.686.7709


Design Arts —
 Students work with high-end technology, use industry-standard software, and have the opportunity to experience how the digital arts profession works. Students will receive a high quality education in the digital communications fields as well as developing the highly transferrable skills of creative thinking, teamwork, collaboration and problem-solving. Students will develop a portfolio of professional quality art that will be articulated with post secondary partners. When students leave this programs, they are truly prepared for both college and career. Design Arts provides the skills necessary to gain employment or to pursue advanced study.

Course instruction is enhanced through mentoring and internships. Articulated post secondary credits are available.

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Email: 
FRHSSTEM@egusd.net
Phone:
916.686.7709


Digital Media Arts Pathway — 
This pathway in digital media production allow students the opportunity to learn and participate in all aspects of graphic communications such as editing, camera work, script-writing, video production, producing and directing using the school’s television studio and industry grade equipment.

Students work with high-end technology in a hands-on, fully functional television studio, use industry-standard editing software and have the opportunity to experience how the profession works. Students will receive a high quality education in the digital media fields as well as developing the highly transferable skills of communication, collaboration and problem-solving. When students leave these programs, they are truly prepared for both college and career with the skills necessary to gain employment or to pursue advanced study.

Course instruction is enhanced through mentoring and internships. Articulated post secondary credits are available.

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Email: FRHSSTEM@egusd.net
Phone: 916.686.7709


Green Renewable Energy Engineering Network (GREEN) Academy —
The GREEN Academy is an innovative four-year course of study that allows students to explore renewable sources of energy through engineering and core academic courses. The GREEN Academy encourages academic achievement and environmental awareness, while developing an understanding of ecological issues.

All coursework will provide students with opportunities to explore various career opportunities and prepare for post-secondary course work at a college or university or for advanced learning. Students will also be able to explore a variety of fields based on green and clean technology, including wind, solar energy, hydroelectricity and bio-fuel.


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Email: FRHSGREEN@egusd.net
Phone: 916.686.7709


School of Technology, Engineering, and Media (STEM) —
STEM is a unique program that allows students to focus on one of four areas of study:

  • Computer Specialist — Computer Specialists incorporate a standards-based/mastery approach that allows students to accelerate learning as they demonstrate mastery of each curricular standard.
  • Engineering Specialist — Engineering Specialists complete mastery courses in Computer Assisted Drafting and Engineering.
  • Media Specialist — The Media Specialist program prepares students for career paths in the field of media communications behind, and/or in front of the camera.
  • Generalist — Students interested in all three major areas of STEM can choose the Generalist strand. Mastery of this strand is obtained by completing coursework in the three specialist areas.

After completing core introductory classes, students will select one area of study for their mastery coursework. Each specialist area provides the skills necessary to gain employment or to pursue advanced study. Course instruction is enhanced through mentoring and internships.


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Email: FRHSSTEM@egusd.net
Phone: 916.686.7709


Entrepreneurship & Innovation Pathway — 
This is a New and Emerging Sector. The Entrepreneurship & Innovation Pathway/Marketing, Sales and Service sector provides an opportunity to learn the techniques of transferring products or services to consumers. As California businesses compete in the global marketplace, the need for employees with business expertise and the ability to analyze and respond to emerging trends will continue to grow.

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Email: EXPLORE@egusd.net
Phone: 916.686.7709

 

Franklin High School Academy / Pathway News

Franklin High’s Digital Media Student Advocates for Conservation With Grand Prize Winning Water Spots Public Service Announcement

Franklin High’s Digital Media Student Advocates for Conservation With Grand Prize Winning Water Spots Public Service Announcement

The Elk Grove Unified School District is a strong believer in conserving, reusing and advocating for the Earth’s natural resources and is proud to recognize Franklin High School animation student, Gabriel Shane Aguirre for his award-winning Water Spots...

Board of Trustees Recognizes 50 Top-Quality Career Technical Education in Elk Grove Unified School District Programs

Board of Trustees Recognizes 50 Top-Quality Career Technical Education in Elk Grove Unified School District Programs

Recognition Highlights Academies and Pathways Meeting Highest Quality   ELK GROVE, Calif. – March 22, 2018 – The Elk Grove Unified School District Board of Trustees recognized 50 Career Technical Education (CTE) academies and pathways that demonstrated progress...

College for a Day at Sacramento City College Draws 150 EGUSD Students to the 2nd Annual AME Day

College for a Day at Sacramento City College Draws 150 EGUSD Students to the 2nd Annual AME Day

Talk about an amazing hands-on learning opportunity! 150 students from Cosumnes Oaks, Elk Grove, Florin, Franklin, Monterey Trail, Pleasant Grove and Sheldon high school attended Sacramento City College (SCC) on Thursday, February 1, 2018 for the college’s second...

Elk Grove high school students dive deep into Arts Media and Entertainment Programs at Sacramento City College

Elk Grove high school students dive deep into Arts Media and Entertainment Programs at Sacramento City College

The New York Times ran a story last week highlighting how the cost of college continues to climb and now the message from New York University to its students is, “Finish faster.” The report noted that about 20 percent of its students had already “graduated ahead of...

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