Core courses are taught utilizing
the arts. Puppet shows, skits, songs, writing, and visual arts
are used in teaching.
Above, a fourth grade student shows
the puppets he made for an enactment of a classic children's
Tableau is used to teach about
important events in history. Students "become" a character in
a famous painting. In acting out the role, they easily
remember the context.
Students are introduced to
famous artists, musicians, writers, and dancers through research and
One way students learn to appreciate famous artists is by
painting in their styles. Examples are: "Emerson's Cat" in the style
of Andy Warhol, done by a first grader; and "Purple Flower" in the
style of Georgia O'Keefe
The arts are used to demonstrate scientific