School of Information Technology

OVERVIEW

The School of Information Technology is the school for students who possess an interest in computers, from programming to the effective use of applications. The School of Information Technology includes career pathways in Web Design, Advanced Programming, Computer Systems, and Health IT. These pathway options are attractive to students who enjoy critical thinking and using problem solving to develop and manipulate computer applications, programs, and software. Students in this school should expect to pursue career in either field, as well as pursue post-secondary education at technical schools, community colleges, and/or universities throughout Georgia.

To complete a pathway in the School of Information Technology students must take three elective courses beyond the core requirements specified for graduation. The courses must be in one of the following identified majors.

MAJORS

The School of Information Technology offers four innovative majors. Students can choose from the following majors:

  • Web & Digital Communication

  • Health IT

  • Computer Systems

  • Advanced Programming

STUDENT OPPORTUNITIES

Students will be encouraged to become active members of national student CTAE organizations such as, Technical Students Association (TSA) and/or SkillsUSA. These organizations will provide students with the opportunities to further develop their leadership, creativity, and technical design skills.

October Student of the Month

Lucero Perez , Class of 2019

Previous School *

Louise Radloff Middle School

Hometown *

Lilburn, GA

What is your favorite memory or experience of your MU School? *

She enjoys learning about coding, specifically the fact that even if it’s not correct, it’s fun and she’s learning and trying new things! (Taught by Mr. Merchant!)

Favorite Class(es) *

Student Council, French (Hon)

In-school Activities *

Environmental Club, Garden Council, Student Council, Hope, Beta Club, Interact, French Club, Key Club, Reader’s Rally, GoSTEM

Favorite Book(s) *

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Siblings *

One older sister, Student at EMORY and Meadowcreek Graduate

Best meal from our Student Center *

Pizza

Favorite memory from Meadowcreek HS *

When she was interviewed for student council. She was excited to be interviewed and she got the opportunity to meet the students she would be working with and connecting with for the entire next year.

Favorite Teacher and Why? *

Mr. Sisson, He is very generous and always offering to help. Knows him from TWO of his clubs. Mr. Stillwell, very motivating and encourages her to do her best. Ms. Fritz, Very supportive and understanding. Very generous and helpful.

Best time of the year at Meadowcreek? *

Homecoming, loved setting up all of spirit week.

November Student of The Month 

Aljon Pineda, Class of 2017

Hometown *

Staten Island

What is your student’s favorite memory or experience of your MU School *

Going to the State Leadership Conference for FBLA for the first time

Favorite Class(es) *

AP Computer Science, AP Calculus BC

In-school Activities *

FBLA, Math club, Ambassador for the School of IT, Chief Editor of School website

Favorite Book(s) *

Wuthering Heights

Siblings *

Sister (Alexis Pineda)

Best meal from our Student Center *

Chicken Pot Pie

Favorite memory from Meadowcreek HS *

Marching band exhibition at Six Flags. We won 1st place.

Favorite Teacher and Why? *

My favorite teacher is my IT teacher, Ms. Thaker, who exposed me to the opportunities that can prepare me for my future career of being a software engineer. I couldn’t have progressed to where I am now without Ms. Thaker, being a vice-president of FBLA, an ambassador for the School of IT, and chief editor of the Meadowcreek school website.

Best time of the year at Meadowcreek? *

Freshman year when I was in marching band, playing the trumpet and visiting other schools.

Contact Us

Phone #: 770-381-9680
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