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Science and Technology

Lor​etto Colleg​e School is proud to provide a comprehensive and interactive science and technology program.

Science​

Through engaging lessons, the incorporation of current developments in the science community and exciting field trips, our faculty makes science come to life in the classroom.

In ad​dition, Loretto College School boasts a vibrant healthcare program. Its goal is to provide students wishing to pursue a career path in health care with a solid background for future studies.

We are committed to working together to inspire future leaders and innovators in the areas of science and technology.

Communication Technol​ogy​​

The communication technology courses are designed to not only provide students with the communications skills necessary for any future career, but also designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to work in several key areas.

These areas include graphic design, animation, digital video production and interactive web-bas​ed design. Emphasis is placed on the design process, the design principles, planning techniques and tools, and creative skills necessary for creating effective communications projects.

Students will have the opportunity to create and maintain an up-to-date portfolio.​​​​

Computer S​​cien​c​e

This course introduces students to comp​​uter programming. Students are expected to:

  • Plan a​nd write simple computer programs by applying fundamental programming concept​s, and learn to create clear and maintainable internal documentation.

  • Manage a computer by studying hardware configurations, software selection, operating system ​functions, networking, and safe computing practices.

  • Investigate the social impact of computer technologies, and develop an understanding of environmental and ethical issues related ​to the use of computers.​​​​​​

Programming Languages used include Python, HTML, CSS and Javascript.