Broadcast Communications II is designed to allow students to apply and to expand the knowledge, techniques, skill and experience gained in the pre-requisite trimester of Video Production, Broadcasting Communications I, Journalism or Sound Production. Specifically, students will create and participate in live and recorded video, television & internet broadcasts including news, information, commercial and sports oriented programming.  Experiences include operation of related equipment in studio and remote settings.  Extended individual and group projects are required as well as completion and participation in remote broadcasts and recording events that take place in the evening and on weekends beyond the traditional school day is a required component of this class.  Students will be exposed to and participate in various aspects of broadcast journalism, remote broadcasts, and sportscasting. Students will also be required to work effectively and respectfully with members of TCAPS and Traverse City community to plan, develop, and produce video and broadcasting projects and live remote broadcasts of events and programs associated with TCAPS and Central High School.  This is an exciting, challenging and fast paced  “hands-on” course for the creative individual who wishes to explore and work with the rapidly growing media.

Library Media students will be involved in the daily operations of the library media center including: deliveries, circulation of materials, maintance of the physical space, use of dewey decimal system to locate and shelve materials, assistance with patron requests, completion of self-paced learning packet, and participation in online learning component requiring student use various technologies to complete creative projects.