Course Overview

  • Explore Intro to Art:  This semester long course for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students is an introduction to art, which focuses on the Elements of Art and the Principles of Design.  During this class, students will have the opportunity to explore the arts through creative projects, historical and cultural lessons, analyzing artworks, aesthetic valuing, and making connections to other subjects, careers, and the community.   



    Advanced Art:  This year long course was designed for 8th graders who have a natural ability, interest and passion in art and who may wish to pursue art in high school and/or college.  The Advanced Art curriculum is aligned with that of Art 1 in high school.  Students who do well in Advanced Art are able to bypass Art 1 at the high school level and take Art 2 for their Fine Art credit.