Academy Co-Directors: Vickie Perri and April Sniffen


Academy Teacher Team & Schedule:

Teacher's Name
Course(s) Taught
Period Taught
Tim Shea
Academy Facilitator



Vickie Perri
Digital Info Tech., Digital Media/Multimedia 1-4
2-7

Isaac Denigan
Web Design 1-3
1-3

Jim Lowenstein
Digital Video Production 1-4
1-6

Rebecca Schaffer
English 2 Honors, Journalism 1-4
2, 4

April Sniffen
Journalism 1-4
1, 6

Kim Medsker
English 1 Honors
7

Marlo Jones
US History Honors
3

Kyle Neisler
US Government Honors/Economics Honors
7



*Please upload your supporting documents in the column below for each standard.

ACADEMY STANDARD

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION

Standard 1: Integrated Curriculum / Projects
9th Grade:
Curriculum In Action:
Communications Academy 2016-2017
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Guest Speakers: Cassandra Poertner, Graphic Design and Vickie Pleus, VP Communications, Public Relations (left to right)
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Communications Club 2016-2016
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Hub on Canal - Movie Poster Contest Winners - 1st Place Aneil Rampersad and 2nd Place Abby Sweinhagen
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Curriculum In Action:

Standard 2: Career Focus

Shark Tank - Josh Barrentine
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Press Conference - Heather Sidel
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9th Graders visit WKMG
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Standard 3: Program of Study

Standard 4: Advisory Committee



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Standard 5:
Enrollment

Standard 6: Pure Schedule

Standard 7: Common Planning / Collaboration

Standard 8: Staff Development

Standard 9: Articulation

Standard 10: Workbased Learning

Standard 11: Capstone Project
9th Grade: Press Conference
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10th Grade: Panel Discussion
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11th Grade: Shark Tank - Aneil Rampersad
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12th Grade: Consulting/Marketing Project
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Industry Certifications:

9th Graders earn MOS Word Certification 2016-2017
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Illustrator and InDesign Adobe Certified Associates 2016-2017
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Standard 12: Marketing
Communications Academy Facebook Group
Communications Academy Twitter Account - @dhscomacad (https://twitter.com/dhscomacad)
Communications Club - sponsored by Vickie Perri (vlperri@Volusia.k12.fl.us)
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High School Showcase - December 8, 2016
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Academy Open House - January 12, 2017 from 6:30PM 8:00PM at DeLand High, building 18 room 101 in DeLand, FL.
9th Grade Orientation - March 21, 2017
2017 Digifest-March 25, 2017 ERAU
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Academy Logo(used in publications, marketing materials, on T-shirts, and sweatshirts):
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Final Evaluation:
GOLD