The Arts and More

A well rounded education has many facets for the developing child.

  • Fine Arts draws its objectives from Harcourt’s Art Express and McMillan’s Spotlight on Music programs. The school features an 8,300 sq. ft. Fine Arts building with a library, science/art lab, music hall and computer lab.
    • Spiraling Art projects revolve around a contemporary or master artist such as Monet, Kandinsky, Pollock, O’Keefe, Van Gogh and more. After exposure to the life and work of the artist, the entire student body creates an individual piece that replicates the style of the featured artist.
    • An artist-in-residence program creates collaborative opportunities between professional artists and designated classes throughout the year.
    • Live performance experiences include vocal choirs, hand bell choir, violin strings program, and visits to the East Texas Symphony Orchestra and Tyler Civic Ballet.
    • The all school music review enables students to discover the world of theater with scores of music from past decades.
  • Physical Education classes are provided daily to enable students to build loco-motor and non-loco motor skills, and manipulative-based movement ability.
  • Spanish language is taught weekly in pre-K through fifth grades, and encourages all students to become bilingual. A motivational environment enhances study with focus on reading, writing, hearing and speaking Spanish.
  • Technology is supported via classroom computers, document cameras and Internet access in all classrooms. Students utilize the computer lab to learn basic productivity, including word processing, drawing, spreadsheet and graphics, in addition to specialized applications. Web based multi-media instruction enhance the learning at all grade levels.
  • The Library is an inviting facility that enables students to embrace a variety of authors and genre. The Bluebonnet Challenge immerses students in a host of literature and book talks with numerous members of the faculty.