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Character Design – Digital Animation

Students in Digital Animation designed and modeled their own original characters. Students were instructed to think of how shape can convey a sense of the character’s personality or identity. Alexa by Diana Sandoval

AP Studio Art: 2D Design/Drawing

If you have taken art classes and want to explore the creative process at an advanced level, AP Studio art might be worth exploring. This course is designed as a studio art class that is taught at the college level. Every aspect of the class will require students to respond at a higher level of […]

Movement & Motion Photographs

All photographs are determined by exposure to light, and shutter speed is just one component to consider in determining exposure. Students in Digital Photography learned how shutter speed can completely change a photograph, especially when it comes to moving subjects. The students took three different kinds of photos that all fit the theme of movement […]

Elements of Art Photos

Photography students were asked to capture the Elements of Art (Color, Line, Shape, Form, Space, Texture) in photographs. These selected photos were voted as the best examples. Color    

Teen Read Week Contest!

“Once you learn to read, you will be forever free.” Read contest information here.   

El Rancho Arts & the Community Art Contest

Submit your best artwork to win a portion of the prize money. Open to ALL current El Rancho students. All submissions must be turned in by FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012. Submit work to your current art teacher or Mr. Lara. Digital art or photography must be printed at 8.5″ x 11″. Include your name, grade, […]


If you have the Tdap vaccine, bring your immunization record to the health office for proper documentation. If you do not have the Tdap vaccine, make an appointment with your doctor to receive the vaccine or call the Whittier Health Center, Immunization Clinic at (562) 464-5350. If you have turned in proof of Tdap vaccine, […]

Compositions: An El Rancho Art Exhibit and Performing Arts Showcase

Link Crew 2010-11

Congratulations to our Link Leaders for 2010-11. The students who were chosen to be our leaders were identified as students on campus who are positive role models, responsible, possess leadership qualities, are kind and most importantly, have a desire to give back to their school community. We really had a hard time narrowing it down […]


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