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Fine Arts

Visual Arts —  Our visual arts department is lead by a full-time art teacher.  Students in preschool through sixth grade have art weekly.  Seventh and eighth graders can choose a visual art class such as drawing, textiles or sculpture as an elective.

Name Title Group Email Phone
Oglesby, Darlene Teacher Visual Arts Email 919-657-4800 x7132

 

Band - Our band program is offered for students in 4th - 8th grade. Students in 4th - 6th who choose band have class twice a week and students in 7th & 8th have class three times a week. Students perform in two concerts a year and the older students also play at Mass occasionally as well as at other special events.

Name Title Group Email Phone
Nelson, Jeff Teacher Band Email 919-657-4800 x7131

 

Music - Students in Prek - 6th grade have music once a week. They study music history, instruments, singing and musical theater.

Name Title Group Email Phone
Lang, Barbara Teacher Music Dept. Email 919-657-4800
Rosko, Beth Teacher Music Dept. Email 919-657-4800 x7140

 

Drama & Dance – Students  in 4th - 6th Grades who are not in band have one Drama class a week. Students in 7th & 8th grade can choose Fall Dance Elective and/ or Spring Musical Theater. The 4th gr Drama and Music students perform in the Christmas Pageant. The 5th gr Drama students present a Living Rosary during Catholic Schools Week and an informal production of the musical "Shh, We're writing the Constitution" in the spring. The Dance Elective will have an in-class showcase of their work and the Musical Theater Elective will present the musical "Willy Wonka" this year on May 16th at the Halle Theater in Apex.                

Name Title Group Email Phone
Clabby, Kathleen Teacher Drama and Dance Email 919-657-4800 x7108

 

"MPAC" - Monarch Performing Arts Company - This is an afterschool Fall and Spring Performing Arts Company that is by audition only for 5th - 8th  students who would like to have more opportunities to perform. The Fall Company will perform at the Christmas Pageant and during Catholic Schools Week. The Spring Company will perform at The Diocesan Wide Performing Arts Showcase at Cardinal Gibbons on May 9th as well as joining the Spring Elective Performance at the Halle Theater on May 16th. Students may audition for one or both companies. 

Name Title Group Email Phone
Clabby, Kathleen Teacher Performing Arts Email 919-657-4800 x7108
Rosko, Beth Teacher Performing Arts Email 919-657-4800 x7140

 

  Liturgical Dance Club - Students in 5th - 8th grade are invited to participate in this afterschool club to experience how to use the art form of dance as another way to worship. They perform at events such as the Christmas Pageant and Living Rosary.

Name Title Group Email Phone
Clabby, Kathleen Teacher Liturgical Dance Email 919-657-4800 x7108