Pathways of Sussex Central



In the pathway known as Dance, students will learn basic dance techniques, ballet, modern, jazz, hip-hop, tap, Zumba and academics. At the end of the school year, students will have dance performances at the spring Dance Gala.

Digital Design and Imaging

In the pathway known as Digital Design and Imaging, students will learn the skills that are used in Adobe Photoshop. Students will learn about:

  • Filters and Creative Effects
  • Color Correction and Re-touching
  • Resolution and File Types
  • Layers and Masking Printing and Saving Image Files
  • Creating and Exporting Video
  • Animation File Formats.
  • Visual Art

    In the pathway of Visual Art, students will learn about the second and third dimensions of visual art and media. Students will be exposed to:

  • Graphite
  • Prisma
  • Pastel
  • Hand Building Constructions
  • Clay
  • American Art History from 1860
  • Instrumental Music

    In the pathway of Instrumental Music, students will master a wind or percussion instrument and play in a symphony. Students can audition for All State Band and All County Band. Several Concerts will perform throughout the year.


    In the pathway of Voice, students will develop their vocal performance skills. Students will learn to sing music of various difficulties.

  • Renaissance
  • Classical
  • Modern
  • Students are expected to perform in both the Winter and Spring concerts and at graduation.


    In the pathway of Theatre, students will learn the types of drama, setting the stage, job responsibilities in the theatre and characteristics through costumes. Students are encouraged to view theatre productions and participate in the Take II Drama Club.


    In the pathway of Accounting, students will be introduced to forms and types of businesses, various applications, laws and theories of business.

    Marketing Management

    The nine marketing functions are emphasized:

  • Selling
  • Distibution
  • Financing
  • Marketing/Information Management
  • Pricing
  • Product/Service Planning
  • Promotion
  • Purchasing
  • Basic Management
  • Biotechnology

    In the pathway of Biotechnology, students will be introduced to the science of biotechnology and examine the social impact of current biotechnological issues.

    Animal Science

    In the pathway of Animal Science, students will cover the Fundamental of Animal Science.

  • Careers in animal industry
  • Animal safety and sanitation
  • Breed of animals
  • Reproduction and genetics
  • Nutrition
  • Animal health and diseases
  • Animal rights vs. welfare
  • Students will be expected to participate in FFA activities. Students must also maintain a Supervised Agriculture Experience (SAE) project.

    Plant and Horticulture Science

    In the pathway of Plant and Horticulture Science, students will learn basic safety, the basic internal combustion engine theory-two to four stroke, how to identify and properly use hand, power and specialty tools, basic welding, cutting, and metal working skills. Students will be introduced to electricity. Students will be required to participate in an FFA activity, one for each quarter.


    In the pathway of Structures, students will learn the concepts of building and residential construction. Students must follow all of the rules in the safety guidelines for tool usage.

    Students must participate in an FFA activity, one for each quarter.


    In the pathway of Broadcasting, students will will explore, identify, and understand the foundation of audio, video engineering and design. Students will be exposed to the history of film and video production. Students will also play an important role in the Technology Student Association.

    Microsoft Engineering

    In the pathway of Microsoft Engineering, students will develop websites using HTML and CSS coding. Students will also be faced with Google Sketch-up. Students will also learn about fair use and copyright infringement. Students enrolled in this course will also have the opportunity to enlist in the Technology Student Association.


    In JROTC, students learn leadership, teamwork, citizenship, drill and ceremony and military style physical training.


    In Medical/Clinical, students will learn the techniques of therapeutic communication. Students will also continue Anatomy and Physiology. Students will be exposed to sterile techniques and knowledge of microbiology.