The Information Services department provides students with the necessary computer application skills for them to be successful in their study and work in the future. Students have the opportunity to learn both about modern computer technologies, as well as how to utilize this technology to create original works.
During their studies at Saint Paul American School, students will master Microsoft Office applications; photo, audio and video editing applications; and program using web development and database languages. These courses will supply students with the necessary technological skills to hit the ground running in any undergraduate program in IT.
Students may take any of the following courses: Information Technology, Digital Art, or Web Development.
Information Technology is designed to teach students proficient skills in Microsoft Office and Java Script programming. All lessons are project-based and incorporates cross-curricular exercises to teach software skills while reinforcing English, Math, Language Arts, Social Studies, and Science concepts.
Digital Art expands on foundation skills, exposing students to new applications, including Google’s 3-d modeling, Sketch-up, video editing and advanced features of adobe Photoshop.
Multimedia Journalism is a combination of web development and journalism in the digital age. SPAS Student News (SSN) is a student organization connected with the multimedia journalism class. The SSN team is split into to branches, the broadcast team and the magazine team. The broadcast team produces a weekly news program covering a variety of local and nation news while the magazine team creates a monthly print and online news journal.