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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 12+ T/TH Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 12 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
General Art classes are different from year to year and can be taken consecutive years. Students will participate in art projects selected around a particular artist or art movement. They will discover and develop their creative talents while learning the basic tools, terms and techniques used in art. They will study and practice the use of line, shape, form, value, texture, pattern and perspective.

Art 13+ W 11:00 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 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 6-8 Wed. Rm #37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 6 - 8
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
General Art classes are different from year to year and can be taken consecutive years. 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 and the Meaning of Life 15+ Rm. 37
Teacher: Lisa Boys
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 15 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 2 days/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
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Art Independent Study 12+ 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.


Art Independent Study 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
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.

Ceramics 13+ Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1.25 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.

Crafty Math 8-10 Rm #33
Teacher: Elizabeth Tillis-Gilland
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 8 - 10
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $40.00
All new projects! Get ready to cut, glue, paint, thread, draw and more as students investigate math concepts through their creativity. Class projects will delve into many aspects of math: shapes, measurement, number sense, symmetry, patterns, statistics and more! This class is for Makers who are excited to combine their love of crafting with math explorations. Let’s get crafting mathematically!

Fiber Arts 9-12 Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 12 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $55.00
Learn about a variety of fiber, how it is grown or made, and what sources and materials are used in its production. We will try our hands at carding, spinning, and dying techniques. Students will also explore several knitting methods, weaving, and cross stitch. We’ll have the opportunity to create some of our own tools and patterns as well.

Fiber Arts 13+ 3:30 W Rm. 31
Teacher: To be determined
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 13 and up
1 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $55.00
Learn about a variety of fiber, how it is grown or made, and what sources and materials are used in its production. We will try our hands at carding, spinning, and dying techniques. Students will also explore several knitting methods, weaving, and cross stitch. We’ll have the opportunity to create some of our own tools and patterns as well.

Introduction to Pottery 6-9 Rm #31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 6 - 9
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 and an introduction to the potters wheel. 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. We also learn a variety of glazing techniques.

Mixed Media Workshop 13+ 1:00 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 have the opportunity to explore their creativity through a variety of different mediums including, watercolor, pastels, pen & ink, charcoal and many more!

Mixed Media Workshop 9-12 11:00 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 have the opportunity to explore their creativity through a variety of different mediums including, watercolor, pastels, pen & ink, charcoal and many more!

Origami Math 10-12 Rm# 30
Teacher: Allison Evans
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 10 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $50.00
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 I 13+ Rm #
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.

Photography II Rm #
Teacher: Jessica Summers
Outside Work: Moderate
Prerequisites: Photography I or equivalent knowledge base.
Ages: 14 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $60.00
This is a class for the budding photographer who already knows how to use their camera’s controls and understands what f-stop, shutter speed and ISO are. Students will decide on their own photography assignments with the goal of building a portfolio. They will learn to give and get constructive critique, develop their skills in lighting and composition and use photo-editing software to enhance their images.

Students need a digital SLR camera.



Photoshop I 14+ Rm #
Teacher: Jessica Summers
Outside Work: Moderate
Ages: 14 and up
1.5 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $70.00
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 #
Teacher: Jessica Summers
Outside Work: Moderate
Ages: 14 and up
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $70.00
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
1.5 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.

Puppets and Plays 9-12 W Rm. 31
Teacher: Julie Doughty
Outside Work: Minimal
Ages: 9 - 12
1.25 Hour Class; 1 day/week
Yearly Materials Fee : $50.00
We will study, design, and operate a range of puppets from shadow puppets to simple marionettes. Explore puppetry in different cultures and discover some of the ways puppets are used (you may be surprised). Learn the stories behind some famous puppet characters. We’ll create our own puppets, and even theaters, out of a variety of materials, then use many of them to put on shows including traditional and well known tales and stories of our own creation.

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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