The App Academy at Pasadena High School

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In Pasadena High School’s App Academy, participants will learn to code (no prior experience required)! As participants learn to code in the program, they’ll create their own websites, games, applications, and more. Coding gives you the chance to express yourself and build creative, meaningful projects that are unique to each participant. The very first thing participants learn in App Academy is how to design their own website.

Did you know that computing occupations are the #1 source of new wages in the United States? App Academy will help you prepare for a career, whether you want to work in tech or another industry. In the program, you’ll:

• Explore the offices of companies like Google to see software engineers in action
• Connect with professionals who code through our guest speaker series
• Gain real-world work experience through a paid internship the summer after your junior year

Computer science is transforming all sorts of industries– 3D animation, music production, fashion, business, medicine, astronomy, and more! If you pursue coding as a career, you could:

• Program robots that explore other planets
• Create stunning visual effects for the next blockbuster film
• Write software to help doctors diagnose their patients’ illnesses
• Launch a website to market and sell your own original fashion line
• Design and build awesome virtual-reality video games

For more information, contact:
Samantha Squires (Teacher) at
Ann Boyles (Teacher) at
Candice Johnson (Teacher) at
Teresa Martinez (Counselor) at

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