Students in grades 1-5 attend art class once a week for 60 minutes. Full-day kindergarten students will attend once a week for 30 minutes.
Art education classes at the elementary level provide students with the opportunity for hands-on experience (art production), as well as the integration of art history, art criticism and aesthetics. Through their artwork, students build skills in many areas, including self-expression and problem solving.
Major themes around which the art program are centered are:
- Experience in a wide variety of media including drawing, painting, weaving, ceramics, collage, assemblage, printmaking, photography, and computer imaging.
- Integration of art and the regular classroom curriculum
- Study of art forms from diverse cultures
- Study of art history, including masters and how their work related to other art work of their time and culture
- Student artwork on display throughout the building
- Off-campus art show at a location TBD.
- Student art work displayed at the Park View Cluster's Fine Arts Night
- 5th grade yearbook designs voted on by the entire fifth grade class.The top five designs will be featured in the 2017-2018 yearbook.