Visual Arts — Our visual arts department is lead by a full-time art teacher. Students in kindergarten through sixth grade, as well as 4 year-old pre-K students, have art weekly. Seventh and eighth graders can choose a visual art class such as drawing or sculpture as an elective.
Musical Arts — Our musical arts department is lead by two full-time music teachers and a part-time accompanist. Students in kindergarten through sixth grade, as well as 4 year-old pre-K students, have music weekly. Seventh and eighth graders can choose a musical arts class, such as handbells, as an elective. Students in fourth through eighth grade also have the opportunity to play in one of our three bands. Band students use SmartMusic, an on-line interactive practice tool. Fifth through eighth grade students can also choose the extra-curricular Pep Band, which plays during home basketball games.
Drama – Students in 4th - 6th Grades who are not in band have one Drama class a week. Students in 7th & 8th grade can choose Fall Drama Company which will perform for the younger grades and/ or the Spring Musical which was Annie Jr. last year. This year the spring elective is a collaboration between Drama, Music and Art with focus on how they all come together in the Theater. They will have performance technique classes in addition to workshops from Burning Coal Professional theater on costume, set, lighting and make up design. The elective will culminate with a showcase in May at the Halle Theater. There is also a special option for students to go on an exciting theater trip to New York City coordinated by Burning Coal Theater.