A | 10.23.17| Monday

Announcements:

WELCOME BACK!

  • College Bound seniors: Financial Aid Information Session; Let’s get started on the FAFSA!
    • Thursday, October 26 @ 10:00 am in the library computer lab
    • we highly recommend this info session

“The public is more familiar with bad design than good design. It is, in effect, conditioned to prefer bad design, because that is what it lives with. The new becomes threatening, the old reassuring.” – Paul Rand

Screenshot 2017-10-18 10.58.04

Today’s Lesson Plan:

Due Dates:

B15_SkateboardDeck_EMS Wednesday 10/25 EOD

Upcoming dates:

  • Interest inventories with Cari Papp, 10.25.17 @ 10:00 am
  • College Representative visits to DCM:

    SNHU College: Amanda Flores will be visiting DCM 10. 25. 17 @1 pm

    Champlain College visit to DCM 10.31.17 @ 10:15

  • College Representative visits to CTE: sign up with Ms Curtis in Student Services
    Southern New Hampshire University: Oct. 25th time TBD
    Vermont Technical College: Nov. 9th @ 9:30 in conference room
    New England Institute of Technology: Nov. 15th @ 9:40 CAWD 1 classroom
    Castleton University: Nov. 15th @ 10:45 in conference room
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B | 10.18.17| Wednesday

Announcements:

“It’s through mistakes that you actually can grow. You have to get bad in order to get good.” – Paula Scher

Today’s Lesson Plan:

  • Identity_stationery assignment: stationery
    • all elements: letterhead, front and back of business card and Thank you note should be in one Illustrator document
    • Package the Project.
    • finals duplexed and cut out
  • Photo Assignment PhotoFieldTripAssignment
  • Intro to B15_SkateboardDeck_EMS

Due Dates:

  • HOMEWORK: * Read Graphic Design Solutions (the orange book). Chapter 2: p. 26-34 (stop at the bottom of first column– ending with “printing or digital loading”).
    • Take notes on bold terms and the 5 steps to solving a design problem.
    • Research online and create 3 thumbnails of skateboards you might design.
  • Stationery comp 2 due Yesterday
  • Photo Assignment Due Yesterday

Upcoming dates:

  • School Vacation: no school for students on 10.19.17 and 10.20.17.
  • Interest inventories with Cari Papp, 10.25.17 @ 10:00 am
  • Paying for College:
    Come start your FAFSA and VSAC forms with a professional from VSAC. October 18th in the Library Computer Lab 10:00.
  • College Representative visits to DCM:

    SNHU College: Amanda Flores will be visiting DCM 10. 25. 17 @1 pm

    Champlain College visit to DCM 10.31.17 @ 10:15

  • College Representative visits to CTE: sign up with Ms Curtis in Student Services
    Southern New Hampshire University: Oct. 25th time TBD
    Vermont Technical College: Nov. 9th @ 9:30 in conference room
    New England Institute of Technology: Nov. 15th @ 9:40 CAWD 1 classroom
    Castleton University: Nov. 15th @ 10:45 in conference room

A | 10.17.17| Tuesday

Announcements:

“There are three responses to a piece of design – yes, no, and WOW! Wow is the one to aim for.” – Milton GlaserScreenshot 2017-10-16 13.47.33

  • The 9A PE class will meet today at 12:45  out on the tennis court. Last day of tennis- last day to self check skills!  Please bring independent workouts!
  • English at 11:15
  • Bailey – please check in with Ben on CTE marketing project
  • Interested in additional design/entrepreneurship opportunities? Take a look: VtSBDC – VT REAL NextUp2017-2018    High School-Career Tech students

Today’s Lesson Plan:

  • Identity_stationery assignment: stationery
    • comp 2 (includes revisions from Friday’s roundtable) print and place in hand-in box by EOD today
  • Project packaging in AI
  • Photo Assignment PhotoFieldTripAssignment

Due Dates:

  • Stationery comp 2 due EOD today
  • Photo Assignment Due EOD today

Upcoming dates:

  • School Vacation: no school for students on 10.19.17 and 10.20.17.
  • Interest inventories with Cari Papp, 10.25.17 @ 10:00 am
  • Paying for College:
    Come start your FAFSA and VSAC forms with a professional from VSAC. October 18th in the Library Computer Lab 10:00.
  • College Representative visits to DCM:

    SNHU College: Amanda Flores will be visiting DCM 10. 25. 17 @1 pm

    Champlain College visit to DCM 10.31.17 @ 10:15

  • College Representative visits to CTE: sign up with Ms Curtis in Student Services
    Southern New Hampshire University: Oct. 25th time TBD
    Vermont Technical College: Nov. 9th @ 9:30 in conference room
    New England Institute of Technology: Nov. 15th @ 9:40 CAWD 1 classroom
    Castleton University: Nov. 15th @ 10:45 in conference room

B | 10.16.17| Monday

Announcements:

  • Welcome to Monday!
  • Photography Field Trip to Birds of Vermont Museum: today!| bus leaves right after attendance at 9:45  am| Don’t forget your camera or sign one out | wear appropriate attire and footware | shooting assignment |we will return by lunch

Today’s Lesson Plan:

  • Identity_stationery assignment: stationery
    • comp 2 (includes revisions from Friday’s roundtable) print and place in hand-in box by EOD tomorrow
  • Project packaging in AI
  • Photo Assignment PhotoFieldTripAssignment

Due Dates:

  • Stationery comp 2 due EOD tomorrow

Upcoming dates:

  • School Vacation: no school for students on 10.19.17 and 10.20.17.
  • Interest inventories with Cari Papp, 10.25.17 @ 10:00 am
  • Paying for College:
    Come start your FAFSA and VSAC forms with a professional from VSAC. October 18th in the Library Computer Lab 10:00.
  • College Representative visits to DCM:

    SNHU College: Amanda Flores will be visiting DCM 10. 25. 17 @1 pm

    Champlain College visit to DCM 10.31.17 @ 10:15

  • College Representative visits to CTE: sign up with Ms Curtis in Student Services
    Southern New Hampshire University: Oct. 25th time TBD
    Vermont Technical College: Nov. 9th @ 9:30 in conference room
    New England Institute of Technology: Nov. 15th @ 9:40 CAWD 1 classroom
    Castleton University: Nov. 15th @ 10:45 in conference room

A | 10.13.17| Friday

Announcements:

  • Student Council meeting: TODAY, 10.13.17 |11:30 – 12:30 in room M116
  • Photography Field Trip to Birds of Vermont Museum: Monday | bus leaves right after attendance at 9:45  am| Bring your camera if you have one | wear appropriate attire and footware | shooting assignment will be given to you on Monday |we will return by lunch

Today’s Lesson Plan:

  • First thing: Finish up Thank you’s to Dave Schmidt: Kaleb, Cody, Myla
    • address: Dave Schmidt • 678 Yantz Hill Road • Williston, VT 05495
  • Document Bleed – what is it? Check this out!
  • Roundtable Meeting: Identity_stationery assignment: stationery
  • Project packaging in AI

Due Dates:

  • 5 logos due OVERDUE.  Hanna, Cody
  •  Sketchbook #4 OVERDUE  Kaleb, Cody, Hanna

Upcoming dates:

  • School Vacation: no school for students on 10.19.17 and 10.20.17.
  • Interest inventories with Cari Papp, 10.25.17 @ 10:00 am
  • Paying for College:
    Come start your FAFSA and VSAC forms with a professional from VSAC. October 18th in the Library Computer Lab 10:00.
  • College Representative visits to DCM:

    SNHU College: Amanda Flores will be visiting DCM 10. 25. 17 @1 pm

    Champlain College visit to DCM 10.31.17 @ 10:15

  • College Representative visits to CTE: sign up with Ms Curtis in Student Services
    Southern New Hampshire University: Oct. 25th time TBD
    Vermont Technical College: Nov. 9th @ 9:30 in conference room
    New England Institute of Technology: Nov. 15th @ 9:40 CAWD 1 classroom
    Castleton University: Nov. 15th @ 10:45 in conference room

B | 10.12.17| Thursday

Announcements:

Today’s Lesson Plan:

  • First thing: Finish up Thank you’s to Dave Schmidt
    • address: Dave Schmidt • 678 Yantz Hill Road • Williston, VT 05495
  • Lets make bitmaps Convert bitmap to vector in illustrator
  • Finish Logo and move on to Personal Identity_stationery assignment: stationery

Due Dates:

  • 5 logos due OVERDUE. If you took them out of magazines, please paper clip them together and put them in the turn in box. You can also email them to me if they are electronic. Please include a short written description of what about them appealed to you and why you chose them.
  •  Sketchbook #4 OVERDUE

Upcoming dates:

  • Student Council meeting: Friday, 10.13.17 |11:30 – 12:30 in room M116
  • School Vacation: no school for students on 10.19.17 and 10.20.17.
  • Interest inventories with Cari Papp, 10.25.17 @ 10:00 am
  • Paying for College:
    Come start your FAFSA and VSAC forms with a professional from VSAC. October 18th in the Library Computer Lab 10:00.
  • College Representative visits to DCM:

    SNHU College: Amanda Flores will be visiting DCM 10. 25. 17 @1 pm

    Champlain College visit to DCM 10.31.17 @ 10:15

  • College Representative visits to CTE: sign up with Ms Curtis in Student Services
    Southern New Hampshire University: Oct. 25th time TBD
    Vermont Technical College: Nov. 9th @ 9:30 in conference room
    New England Institute of Technology: Nov. 15th @ 9:40 CAWD 1 classroom
    Castleton University: Nov. 15th @ 10:45 in conference room

B | 10.11.17| Wednesday

Announcements:

Today’s Lesson Plan:

  • Thank you to Dave Schmidt
    • Draft a thank you email to Dave Schmidt
    • print and place draft in hand in box for instructor to proof
    • In your stationery file: build 4.5 x 6.25 -folded (we will set up the template as a group) thank you card in AI. Include your logo
    • once thank you and card are approved, copy and paste thanks into thank you card, sign card, address envelope and we will mail
    • address: Dave Schmidt • 678 Yantz Hill Road • Williston, VT 05495
  • Lets make bitmaps Convert bitmap to vector in illustrator
  • Finish Logo and move on to Personal Identity_stationery assignment: stationery

Due Dates:

  • 5 logos due OVERDUE. If you took them out of magazines, please paper clip them together and put them in the turn in box. You can also email them to me if they are electronic. Please include a short written description of what about them appealed to you and why you chose them.
  •  Sketchbook #4 OVERDUE

Upcoming dates:

  • Student Council meeting: Friday, 10.13.17 |11:30 – 12:30 in room M116
  • School Vacation: no school for students on 10.19.17 and 10.20.17.
  • Interest inventories with Cari Papp, 10.25.17 @ 10:00 am
  • Paying for College:
    Come start your FAFSA and VSAC forms with a professional from VSAC. October 18th in the Library Computer Lab 10:00.
  • College Representative visits to DCM:

    SNHU College: Amanda Flores will be visiting DCM 10. 25. 17 @1 pm

    Champlain College visit to DCM 10.31.17 @ 10:15

  • College Representative visits to CTE: sign up with Ms Curtis in Student Services
    Southern New Hampshire University: Oct. 25th time TBD
    Vermont Technical College: Nov. 9th @ 9:30 in conference room
    New England Institute of Technology: Nov. 15th @ 9:40 CAWD 1 classroom
    Castleton University: Nov. 15th @ 10:45 in conference room