• Mr. Hochreiter                                               Tech Ed Logo  

    Technology Department
    Mr. Hochreiter teaches a variety of traditional technology courses, some of which alternate on a yearly basis. The multimedia classes are taught by Mr. H, the shop classes may be taught either by Mr. Hochreiter or Mr. Santoro.

    Multimedia  Courses:


    Computer Graphics:   Fall Semester        Grades 9, 10, 11, 12   (1/2 unit)                     Course # 9127

    In this half-year course you will create graphic layouts using a desktop computer.  Learn how to use a computer to draw, paint, scan, and surf the internet.  Layouts and images will be printed on a black and white or colored printer.  Students will use a variety of Adobe software programs to develop layouts similar to those used in the graphics industry today.

    CG Animation:   Spring Semester    Grades 9, 10, 11, 12   (1/2 unit)                              Course # 9128              


    Making things move! The basics of cell frame animation, movement in a 3-D space, adding sound to a project, recording and editing your own audio will be taught. Use your Multi-media projects for a college application, or you can use your new knowledge to create great presentations for your other classes. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Audacity, Adobe Audition and other CGI industry standard software will be used.  This is a half-year course taught in the Spring semester.

    Media Productions      Grades 10, 11, 12      (1 unit)     (Alternate Year Course)                         Course # 9131

    Pre-requisite: Computer Graphics & CG Animation or Teacher Permission


    Media Productions is a full year course that will concentrate on what it takes to create a product for various media styles. Included will be the study of the design elements (scenery, sound, and lighting), and enhancing the video editing techniques (including special effects) learned in CG Animation. 


    CG 3-D Animation   Grades 10, 11, 12    (1 unit)    (Alternate Year Course)                     Course # 9150

    Pre-requisite: Computer Graphics & CG Animation or Teacher Permission
    Animation Studio continues the animation techniques first learned in CG Animation. This advanced class will develop and publish various projects using the Multimedia lab and will concentrate on 3-D effects, and basic animation styles in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and advanced techniques using Adobe After Effects. In addition the creation of 3-D characters and virtual reality scenes using Mudbox and Maya as well as other Autodesk Entertainment Suite software. CG 3-D is a full year course that is offered biannually.

    Traditional Technology Courses: 

    Manufacturing and Skilled Trades Academy Trades Academy


    Basic Electricity and Electronics    Grades 9, 10,11,12    (1/2 Unit)                 Course # 9110                    

    Transportation Systems                     Grades 9, 10,11,12    (1/2 Unit)                  Course # 9123              

    Materials Processing                                 Grades 9, 10,11,12    (1/2 Unit)                     Course # 9113

Last Modified on January 28, 2019