We are affiliated as a Chapter of the
Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA),
which provides the leadership training
as required by the State of Texas.
Welcome to the
Graphics Arts Department
at McCollum High School
In Graphic Arts, students learn layout and design,
Course Requirements:1. Students must pass all safety exams with a grade of 85% or above to operate lab equipment.2. Students will keep and maintain a notebook (which will be graded and may be sent to VICA District Competition)3. Students will complete an offset printing project for VIA District Competition in the Spring4. There will be weekly reading and writing assignments, class projects, demonstrations, shop organizations, and lab assisting.5. STUDENTS MUST FOLLOW ALL SAFETY RULES! Mr. William Thomas, Graphic Arts Instructor
desktop publishing, typography, photography, darkroom procedures,
platemaking, offset press procedures, binding, and problem solving
with the various pieces of equipment used in the industry.