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Arts & Communications Pathway

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Do you love to express yourself or showcase your talents?

Students interested in Arts & Communication have opportunities to a variety of courses, including everything from performance music, visual and studio arts like drawing, painting, sculpting, and jewelry, to performing arts, film, and publications like newspaper and yearbook. This pathway is designed for those who are visually creative, enjoy music or the stage or have a passion for writing, researching, and synthesizing information.

Cutaway Productions

See the High School student production of a partnership between Stillwater students and The Stillwater Escape Company.

Programs of Study

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Fine Arts

Possible careers may include:

  • Art dealer
  • Art therapist
  • Animator
  • Graphic artist
  • Illustrator
  • Interior designer 
  • Jewelry designer
  • Photographer/Videographer
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Visual Communications

Possible careers may include:

  • Animator
  • Cartoonist
  • Filmmaker
  • Interpretor/translator
  • Producer
  • Social media specialist
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Possible careers may include:

  • Freelance writer
  • Copywriter
  • Digital strategiest
  • Product Marketing Manager
  • Editor
  • Public Relations Specialist
Orchestra students perform

Performing Arts

Possible careers may include:

  • Teacher
  • Reporter
  • Public Relations
  • Screenwriter
  • Interior Designer
  • Painter
  • Singer
  • Musician 
  • Actor

Try It Out - Student Activities You Might Enjoy:
Chamber Choirs, Con Amici, Debate, Jazz Band, Kabekonian Yearbook, Mock Trial, One Act Play, Pony Express Newspaper, Pony Express TV, Speech, Stylus Magazine, Theater 

music therapist $40k growth 7% edu certification graphic design $54k+ growth 4.3% edu bach fundraiser $60k growth 14.4% edu b