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Art

As children, we all draw and paint and create grand masterpieces from nothing. Yet the older we become, the more we seem to lose confidence in our abilities. Our goal is to nurture our students' natural artistic inclinations by offering artistic experiences in a wide variety of mediums.


Art 13+ Rm # 37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Optional
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Students will discover and develop their creative talents while learning the basic tools, terms and techniques used in art. They'll study and practice the use of line, shape, form, value, texture, pattern and perspective through work with a variety of mediums-drawing, painting, ceramics, mosaics, printmaking, clay copper etching and more.

Art 9-12 W Rm # 37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Optional
Prerequisites: Basic supplies required
Ages: 9 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
-same as class description above-
Art classes on different days will have new lesson plans so that students may take multiple art classes without duplication.


Art 13+ Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.5 Hour Class; 2 days/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
General Art classes are different from year to year and can be taken consecutive years.This class is designed specifically for high school students. It will highlight the major art movements and artists that were pivotal during their time. Students will draw inspiration from these artists and art movements to create their own body of work. This class will also teach students the elements of art and design and how to use them while creating their own art.

Art 6-8 Fri. Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 6 - 8
1 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Students will discover and develop their creative talents while learning the basic tools, terms and techniques used in art. They'll study and practice the use of line, shape, form, value, texture, pattern and perspective through work with a variety of mediums--drawing, painting, ceramics, mosaics, printmaking, clay copper etching and more.


Art Around the World 6-8 W Rm# 37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 6 - 8
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $45.00
Get ready to discover art from around the world. We will travel the globe, learn about new cultures and create traditional art from each place we visit. It is sure to be a creative adventure.

Art Independent Study 13+ Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 2 days/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
For those artists who want individualized attention and time to work on art projects of their choosing, whether watercolor, cartooning, drawing, mosaics or other projects approved by Lisa, this is the class for you! Students progress at their own pace while improving their skills and spending time with other budding artists.

Art Independent Study 13+ W Rm # 37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
For those artists who want individualized attention and time to work on art projects of their choosing —whether watercolor, cartooning, drawing, mosaics or other projects approved by Lisa, this is the class for you! Students will progress at their own pace while improving their skills and spending time with other budding artists.


Ceramics 13+ Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.5 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
Students will explore many ways to create pieces out of clay including, slab and coil building, slump molding and hand built and carved decorations. We will also learn a vairety of wonderful glazing techniques.

Ceramics Studio 13+ T-TH Rm # 31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 2 days/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
This class is intended for students who have mastered the basic skills taught in Ceramics and are ready to work more independently on projects of their own design. A pottery notebook is required for this class to help students plan their work and build on what they learn from each project. The instructor offers suggestions based on the student's strengths and interests but as there are no specific assigned projects, students need to be motivated to carry through on exploring and completing projects based on his or her own ideas. Finished projects may draw from all areas of construction or focus on a single method. However, time available to work on the wheel will need to be divided among those in the class who are interested.

Fiber Arts 13+ Rm #32
Teacher: To be determined
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
In this class, students will learn the history of fiber, how it is made, and what sources and materials are used in its production. We will concentrate on four areas: knitting, crocheting, cross stitching, and colonial rug hooking. Students will learn how to do each art, ho to read patterns, and choose and make their own projects. These will be pieces that students will be able to take home, use, and/or give as gifts.
In addition, basic pattern-making will also be taught for each art. Through this instruction, students will be able to design their own projects.


Fun with Clay Sculpture 6-9 Rm. #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 6 - 9
1 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
Build your own creatures and characters out of clay. Let your imagination soar or take your ideas from the world around you. We'll try a variety of sculpting techniques including modeling, carving, and assembly. Learn about armatures and relief sculpture, play around with wire and other additions, and maybe get abstract.

Math through Origami 10-13 Rm# 21
Teacher: Allison Evans
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 10 - 13
1.5 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $40.00
Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, is a fun and rewarding hobby that helps to develop hand-eye coordination and attention to detail, encourages peer support and fosters relationship building.

It is also a complex geometric pattern, even if the model folded was a simple one. Sophisticated concepts like rotations, reflections, tessellations, congruency, fractions, ratios, polygons are part of the vocabulary.



Photography 2 14+ Rm #23
Teacher: Jessica Summers
Outside Work: Moderate
Prerequisites: Pre-requisite: Photography I class or equivalent skill. Recommended camera is Canon RebelT5I or any Rebel.
Ages: 14 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
This class will guide students toward a deeper level of understanding of photography. We will go over editing techniques with Lightroom, create in-depth photo sessions that push the limits of students’ imaginations and dig deeper into composition. Students will work to find their own personal photographic style.

Photography I 13+ Rm #23
Teacher: Jessica Summers
Outside Work: Moderate
Book Purchase Required
Prerequisites: Students must have their own camera. Recommended camera would be a Canon Rebel T5I or any Rebel.
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Join me as I take you on a journey into the world of basic photography. You'll learn the basic foundation of photography: how your camera works, lighting techniques , how to properly compose an amazing eye catching image and much much more.

Photoshop I/Illustrator 14+ Rm #23
Teacher: Jessica Summers
Outside Work: Moderate
Ages: 14 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Students in this class can opt to learn Photoshop or Illustrator or a bit of both. We will take you through different Photoshop/Illustrator lessons teaching basic tools and features moving into detailed projects like: photo manipulation, creating composite images, gaining a better understanding of composition and how to edit images in detail.
This class teaches important skills that may be beneficial when seeing employment and any creative career path. Photoshop & Illustrator are industry standard programs for not only photography but graphic design and marketing.


Photoshop II 14+ Rm # 23
Teacher: Jessica Summers
Outside Work: Moderate
Ages: 14 and up
1.5 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Take your Photoshopping skills to the next level with new techniques, pro projects and learn how to really ‘wow’ with your Photoshop skills. Must have completed Photoshop I or know basic Photoshop tools.

Pottery 9-12 Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 9 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
Students explore many ways to create functional and decorative pieces out of clay. Techniques include slab and coil building,molding, hand building, carved work as well as wheel throwing. The class offers a variety of project ideas and examples as a reference, while encouraging students to combine their own ideas and creativity with their new skills to produce unique art. Finished pieces include both vessel and sculptural items. Students learn a variety of glazing techniques as well as explore ways to embellish projects with stains and non-ceramic additions.

Pottery Studio 10-13 Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 10 - 13
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $65.00
This class is intended for students who have mastered the basic skills taught in Pottery and are ready to work more independently on projects of their own design. A pottery notebook is required for this class to help students plan their work and build on what they learn from each project. The instructor offers suggestions based on the student's strengths and interests but as there are no specific assigned projects, students need to be motivated to carry through on exploring and completing projects based on his or her own ideas. Finished projects may draw from all areas of construction or focus on a single method. However, time available to work on the wheel will need to be divided among those in the class who are interested.

Printmaking Workshop 13+ Rm#37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Students will explore traditional and contemporary printmaking techniques including Gelli plate printing, monotype printing, silk screen printing, block printing and reduction linocut and textile printing through a variety of fun projects. Students will work with a wide range of materials and learn lots of techniques for printing. The students will also learn techniques in drawing and color use.

Printmaking Workshop 9-12 Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 9 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
Students will explore traditional and contemporary printmaking techniques including Gelli plate printing, monotype printing, silk screen printing, block printing and reduction linocut and textile printing through a variety of fun projects. Students will work with a wide range of materials and learn lots of techniques for printing. The students will also learn techniques in drawing and color use.

Sewing 10+ Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 10 and up
1.5 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $40.00
Students in this class learn everything they need to know to create whatever they desire out of fabric! Students learn hand stitching techniques and what they are used for; how to use and care for a sewing machine, how to choose a pattern, and learning to read and follow a pattern through to the end! This class is individualized to accommodate all sewing levels. It is strongly recommended that each student have their own machine.

Students who have already taken Sewing I or come in with sewing knowledge will pick up where they left off.


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