In the fifth grade students have the opportunity to explore band, choir, orchestra and visual arts in classes that rotate through the various subjects throughout the year. At the end of their fifth grade year students will be given an opportunity to choose one of these Fine Arts subjects to study in depth in a full-year sixth grade course.
The sixth grade program builds upon the elementary foundation by expanding each student's knowledge, skills, expressive qualities and creativity. The sixth grade also introduces the students to direct observation drawing, expressive painting, multi-media works, and computer artwork. Students are given the opportunity to participate in the annual district-wide art competition and show.
The Junior High Art program provides a broad range of unifying activities. Students increasingly rely on the perceptions of their environment and increase the visual awareness of their surroundings, memory, imagination, and life experiences which provide inspiration for creating original artworks. By challenging their imaginations with new techniques and materials, the students refine their skills by expressing their thoughts and ideas creatively. Students are given the opportunity to participate in the annual district-wide art competition and show.
The High School Art program provides a variety of opportunities for the developing art student and prepares them for university study or careers in an art-related field. Course offerings include: Art, Drawing, Ceramics, Painting, Photography, Pre-AP and AP Portfolio coursework. The High School program offers a multitude of advanced tools, software, resources, materials and experience necessary to compete, display and appreciate art. Students are given the opportunity to participate in the annual district-wide art competition and show.