Participating Students to Learn About Steps Involved in Writing, Recording and Producing Original Songs and Music Videos During Day-Long Visit  

WHAT:  The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus will visit Franklin High School to showcase the state-of-the-art mobile audio and HD video recording and production facility. During the one-day visit, this opportunity will provide students with an introduction to a mobile production studio as well as learning about the steps involved in recording and producing original musical work.

WHEN:  Friday, February 10, 2017; 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

WHERE:  Franklin High School Cafeteria, 6400 Whitelock Pkwy, Elk Grove, CA 95757

WHO: Franklin High School’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Media (STEM) Academy and music students will participate in the Lennon Bus throughout the school day.

WHY: In its 20th year, the John Lennon Bus Tour is dedicated to providing future generations with free digital media production workshops. This opportunity supports the career-connected project-based learning programs that Franklin High School and Elk Grove Unified offer to its students.

About the Elk Grove Unified School District

The Elk Grove Unified School District (EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 65 schools: 40 (+2 opening in July 2017) elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 40 career-themed academies and pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and strive for having every student learning in every classroom, every subject, every day.

For more information about the Elk Grove Unified School District, please visit www.egusd.net and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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