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Arts Courses

2D Design

Come explore the principals of design and conceptual considerations as well as continuing technical proficiency. Students develop technique through practical applications, lectures, demonstrations, and group critiques in this class. Media used includes acrylics, charcoal, pen and ink, watercolor, tempera and gouache.

Advanced Placement Studio Art: AP 2D Design, 3D Design, AP Drawing

These AP Course electives are for highly motivated students who are seriously interested in the study of art. It is highly recommended that students have previous training in art and are able to commit to summer assignments. Course content follows the College Board syllabus, and students submit a portfolio to the College Board AP scoring program.

Honors 3D Design

Check out depth work in the ceramic techniques of hand building and wheel throwing as well as other sculpture processes in this hands on course.

Honors Drawing

Develop your drawing skills in a variety of media including pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, chalk, and conte crayon.

Honors Music Theory I and II

Honors Music Theory I includes notation, vocabulary, intervals, triads, time signatures and major and minor keys. Develop your skills in sight-singing, ear-training, transposition and part writing. You'll be prepared to create an original composition!

Honors Music Theory II provides instruction in harmonization, arranging, composition and transposition is designed for those students who wish to pursue a career in music.

Honors Portfolio Preparation

Focus on the process by which an idea is transformed into a concrete visual image through Honors Portfolio Preparation. Projects throughout the year will help you to build a portfolio for post-secondary Art School admission.

Introduction to Studio Art / Related Arts

These two courses are ideal for first year students.

Introduction to Studio Arts is perfect for students who are considering a career in Art. Students will work with a variety of media emphasizing the elements of art.

Related Arts helps students who are new to Art to develop a positive attitude toward the fine arts and arenas of self-expression. Students are learn to observe, listen, think critically, and form valid opinions. Lectures, films, recordings, and the textbook are used to foster an appreciation for music, art, drama, and dance.

Studio Lessons (Instrumental Music I, II, III, IV)

Studio Lessons include a weekly private lesson with a staff instructor or approved private teacher and a supervised bi-weekly group/ensemble rehearsal. Explore percussion, woodwind, brass, piano, guitar/electric bass, and voice studio lessons!