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Focus Program Workshops

Providence Focus Programs are excited to invite the incoming 9th grade Focus Program students to a multi-day optional enrichment workshops! This experience is a preview of the skills and content that all incoming freshman Focus Program students will cover in their foundational year of their Focus Programs. In addition, the students will have the opportunity to meet other students in their respective Focus Program, form new friendships, orient themselves to the campus, and meet many of the school’s faculty and staff.

Cinema Arts Focus Program

Only available to incoming 9th grade Cinema Arts Focus Program students.

Dates & Location
Monday, July 29 - Thursday, August 1
9:00am - 3:00pm, with a morning and lunch break.
Providence Cinema Arts Center
 

  • Operate department technology, cameras, tripods, boom poles and microphones, audio-visual editing programs & the network filing system
  • Learn visual film vocabulary and editing technique
  • Plan, shoot and edit several short videos intended to put into practice their newly acquired filmmaking skill set during their freshman year in Cinema Arts
  • Devise shot lists for visual storytelling & select images to creating tone and theme
  • Establish working relationships with their new classmates & teachers
  • Complete at least three short video projects

Medical Focus Program

Only available to incoming 9th grade Medical Focus Program students.

Dates & Location
Wednesday, July 31 - Thursday, August 1
9:00am - 2:00pm, with a morning and lunch break
Providence Science Center

  • Engage in a Q&A session with Providence St. Joseph Medical Center's Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Kelly Linden.
  • Tour Providence St. Joseph Medical Center & learn about the heritage of the Sisters of Providence
  • Review the scope & sequence of the Med Focus 4-year curriculum & our unique internship program
  • Create & participate in case study scenarios to learn basic skill-sets essential to health care
  • Study the body's major systems
  • Learn how to use medical instruments (oximeter, stethoscope, sphygmomanometer, etc.)
  • Receive basic training in CPR & First Aid

Technology Focus Program

Only available to incoming 9th grade Technology Focus Program students.

Dates & Location
Wednesday, July 31 - Thursday, August 1
8:30am - 11:30am
Providence Tech Focus Lab

  • Explore and operate the technologies that they’ll learn in-depth throughout the program
  • Learn how the code editor works for Micro-Bit
  • Program Micro-Bits to perform a variety of tasks
  • Establish working relationships with their new classmates & teachers

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