C3 Media Program @ Spanish Springs High School

An official Signature Program in the Washoe County School District, the C3Media Program provides its students with an education with emphasis in four main categories: Video Production, Web-Design, Graphic Design/Photography, and Publications. The C3Media Program will help meet the need to bridge the ever-growing “digital divide.” All four strands will help students develop the problem-solving skills needed to be successful in post-secondary education and successful careers. Through curriculum and hands-on work experience, student will gain an understanding of the real connections between their education and the workplace.   

All students will continue with their main core curriculum requirements, but enrollees will focus their electives on Media Arts and Communication, with an emphasis on one of four specific pathways: Web Design, Photography/Graphic Design, Publications, and TV/Film Production. Regardless of the chosen pathway, all students will take a round-robin elective during their freshmen year which will introduce them to all four options.


Application Process

  • -8th graders, 
  • -All other grades, bring this form to your SSHS teacher or counselor.
  • -Selection Process - Applications will be reviewed by a committee at each Signature Academy.  Placement will be determined by lottery if the number of qualified candidates exceeds the number of available spots.  Up to 20% of spots at each Signature Academy will be reserved for non-zoned students. 




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WCSD High School Signature School Links

School Media Related Links

-SSHS Web-Design page   


-Academy Coordinator: 775-424-7733