Beginning Band (Grade 6)
This class is open to sixth grade students wishing to learn a brass or percussion instrument. The band instructor will discuss the specific instrument the student will learn during the first week of class. The instrument that the student is interested in learning will be a consideration. Sixth grade students are required to select either Beginning Band or Choral Music as a performing arts class.
Varsity Band (Grades 7-12)
Varsity Band is for the student who has a good performing ability and knowledge of an instrument. This course requires the recommendation of the Band Director.
Art 7 (Grade 7)
This course is a year-long enrichment class for seventh grade students that alternates with the Technology II class. Students will experiment with a variety of visual media.
Advanced Art (Grades 8-12)
This class is for students who desire to improve their artistic abilities and discover new ones. All projects focus on the elements of art, the principles of design, and creativity. Students are encouraged to keep a portfolio of their work for subsequent art courses.
Art Journals (Grades 8-12)
Students will use the art journal format to share their thoughts and feelings through a combination of visual art and text. Student’s will be working on a variety of topics/themes throughout the year and will investigate and experiment with a wide variety of media and techniques. This is a hands-on art-making course. Attendance is very important.
Ceramics I (Grades 8-12)
This class is for students who desire to learn the basics of hand building techniques: pinch, coil, and slab. Near the end of the year, the wheel will be introduced. Projects are designed to give the students direction but enable them to interpret themes/techniques in their own way.