In this increasingly digital and media-driven world, creative and digital skills are key. Below are the electives and clubs that offer students the opportunity to develop high level digital skills while honing their creativity, analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
Graphic Design (grade 7)
Graphic arts starts with a strong foundation. In this course, students explore design principles and both traditional and digital art and media, producing artwork for use in commercial illustration contexts.
WolfTV (grade 7)
For the aspiring broadcaster, actor or filmmaker, this course is for you! Using video production equipment and software, students produce community service announcements, sports updates and event promotions on WPGA’s TV channel.
Digital Arts (grades 8-9)
Learn the basics of video editing, flash animation and web design in this highly interactive course, which explores information collection and dissemination channels—now and in the future.
Yearbook (grades 10-12)
From cover to cover, students produce the annual school yearbook, working collaboratively and using various applications and skills to design, write, photograph and organize a year in the life at WPGA.
Photography (grade 11)
Take your photography to the next level. Students learn advanced techniques to complete commercial-type work appropriate for school marketing materials as well as personal challenges that explore subject interpretation and self-expression.
Film & TV (grades 11-12)
Calling the next Spielberg—or video animator or editor. WPGA’s top-notch Film & TV program teaches students professional technique and production know-how to produce vignettes and a term end film (check them out here). Our graduates have gone on to study at Vancouver Film School and work on major network shows and films.