End of the School YearStudents have been working hard finishing up last projects and studying for final exams. Here's a window of what has been going on the past few weeks.ConComm students finished up videos last week that they were
asked by United Way to make. Students
researched the different ways that United Way helps our community and put
together a two-minute video to try to help increase fundraising. They turned out great!
Visual/Verbal students just completed a project on
conceptual art. Each group chose a
current event to represent through art and created a written piece to explain
the meaning it held. Artwork was shown
throughout the school to capture what it meant to others.
A uniform cookie recipe ...
Posted Jun 2, 2014, 6:20 AM by webmaster dnt
New Tech PicnicDeKalb New Tech students gathered at lunch time yesterday
for an outside picnic lunch and some fun games on the football field. Whether time was spent playing a giant Jenga
game, throwing a Frisbee, playing football, or just sitting around with friends, it
was spent having fun! For more pictures, click here.
Posted May 28, 2014, 6:31 AM by webmaster dnt
IPFW Project ShowcaseArticle written by New Tech student Devin Bolen.Recently DeKalb New Tech students
had the opportunity to attend the IPFW New Tech Project Showcase. The public was invited to browse through the
exhibits, and students were present to explain and discuss their projects. The students took the week prior to prepare for
the showcase. The WorldBio class representatives presented
their “Happiness” project. The Happiness project involved the students creating
and sending out a survey to all of DeKalb New Tech to find out what will make
DeKalb New Tech a happier place. After analyzing all the results most of the
suggestions that students provided have now been implemented into our school.The ConComm class representatives
presented their “DeKalb Reads” project ...
Posted May 20, 2014, 6:52 AM by webmaster dnt
DeKalb High School Annual Spring Art ShowNew Tech art students, along with traditional art students,
are working hard preparing for the Annual Spring Art Show set for this weekend. Showcasing at least five pieces of original
artwork, groups were formed and will be presenting their pieces on a unified
board. One main piece each New Tech freshman student will
have is a self-portrait. The
self-portrait is an integral part of the display, as the Visual and Verbal
classes incorporated it into a project that included a written piece on which artist the self-portrait was inspired by and why. New Tech sophomores picked their best and/or favorite pieces from throughout the year to display.
The Annual Art Show will be open in the ...
Posted May 1, 2014, 7:26 AM by webmaster dnt
ConComm Starting a BusinessThere is no better way to learn about running a business than by actually running one. DeKalb New Tech students in Consumer Communications are doing just that. The assignment? Develop and create a unique DeKalb New Tech product to market to the students and community. However, the students aren't just developing and creating any product. They are conducting market research, analyzing profit margins and locating suppliers. An anonymous donor gave $500 to the class, and wants the students to make that grow. Students have to analyze how much their product will cost to make, how much they will sell it for, and how likely it is to be a popular item. For an even greater challenge, the students will ...
Posted Apr 25, 2014, 6:18 AM by webmaster dnt