MUSIC and THE VISUAL ARTS
The program seeks to instill an appreciation of the arts and promote aesthetic growth. It is designed to encourage and challenge students to think creatively. The Arts Department’s goals are aligned with the New York State Learning Standards in order to challenge students to work at their highest potential. These standards state that:
STANDARD 1. Students will create, perform and participate in the Arts.
STANDARD 2. Students will learn to use materials, techniques and resources related to the Arts.
STANDARD 3. Students will respond to and analyze works of art and music.
STANDARD 4. Students will understand the contributions of the Arts to the world.