Fine Arts/Music Department

Survey of Fine Arts - 305

This year long course introduces students to music, chorus, drama and art. Students will rotate each quarter through each of the four fine arts.

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Freshmen Chorus - 306


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Band I (Beginning) - 309

The Beginning band couse goal is to prepare students for the Performance Band. Any student may enter the class even without any prior musical experience. In the class the student will take on a band instrument as his major focus.

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Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Band I (Intermediate) - 310

The Intermediate Band class goal is to prepare students for the Performance Band. The class is for those who have had some band experience In the past but are not ready or cannot commit to the performance band.

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Band I (Performing) - 311

The goal of the Performing band is to educate band students in preparation for college, and provide musical culture and entertainment to both school and community. There is much outside work needed if enrolled in the performing band.

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Honors Band I (Performing) - 312


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Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Band II (Beginner) - 319

The Beginning band couse goal is to prepare students for the Performance Band. Any student may enter the class even without any prior musical experience. In the class the student will take on a band instrument as his major focus.

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Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Patrick J. Bolton


Band II (Intermediate) - 320

The Intermediate Band class goal is to prepare students for the Performance Band. The class is for those who have had some band experience In the past but are not ready or cannot commit to the performance band.

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Band II (Performing) - 321

The goal of the Performing band is to educate band students in preparation for college, and provide musical culture and entertainment to both school and community. There is much outside work needed if enrolled in the performing band.

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Honors Band II (Performing) - 322


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Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Band III (Beginner) - 329

The Beginning band couse goal is to prepare students for the Performance Band. Any student may enter the class even without any prior musical experience. In the class the student will take on a band instrument as his major focus.

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Band III (Intermediate) - 330

The Intermediate Band class goal is to prepare students for the Performance Band. The class is for those who have had some band experience In the past but are not ready or cannot commit to the performance band.

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Honors Band III - 331

The goal of the Performing band is to educate band students in preparation for college, and provide musical culture and entertainment to both school and community. There is much outside work needed if enrolled in the performing band.

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Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Band IV (Beginning) - 339

The Beginning band couse goal is to prepare students for the Performance Band. Any student may enter the class even without any prior musical experience. In the class the student will take on a band instrument as his major focus.

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Band IV (Intermediate) - 340

The Intermediate Band class goal is to prepare students for the Performance Band. The class is for those who have had some band experience In the past but are not ready or cannot commit to the performance band.

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Honors Band IV - 341

The goal of the Performing band is to educate band students in preparation for college, and provide musical culture and entertainment to both school and community. There is much outside work needed if enrolled in the performing band.

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Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Band V - 350


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Conducting - 351

A one credit course in music conducting open to teacher approved students only.

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Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Patrick J. Bolton


Music History - 352

The goal of the Music History class is to broaden musical horizons through history. Starting with the Egyptians and before and covering through 20th century popular music.

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Mr. Patrick J. Bolton

Mr. Patrick J. Bolton


Honors Theater History Online - 3551

AStudy of the role of theatre in history, its connections to the arts and society, and how it mirrors human existence. Students also examine aspects of theatre itself: actors, designers, technicians, playwrights. Course is taught online during the summer.

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Art History - 356

Survey of art from the earliest examples through to Modern. Topics include the development of painting, sculpture and architecture as influenced by world events and cultures.

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Art History - 3560


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Art I - 358

Introductory exploration of creative concepts & development of basic art skills. A progressive skill building course for both the student with some experience as well as those interested in learning. Includes drawing/painting, design, ceramics & crafts.

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Ms. Dawn R. Kelso

Ms. Dawn R. Kelso


Art II - 359

Designed for students demonstrating foundational understanindg ability and interest in fine art. Refinement of drawing skills as well as more in-depth work in self-expression, sculpture and using technology.

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Ms. Dawn R. Kelso

Ms. Dawn R. Kelso


Art III - 360

Advanced level course with emphasis on development of personal technique. Students are expected to be highly self motivated and have an interest in a career in art. Emphasis is on the production of unique, self expressive work of portfolio quality.

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Acting I - 361

Entry level course introducing the basic tools of acting through pantomime, improv, monologue, and scenes. Course involves explanation, exercise, exploration, and project work to increase students' flexibility, creativity, self-confidence, and empathy.

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Acting II - 362

Intermediate level course building upon the tools of acting through pantomime, improv, monologue, and scenes. Course involves exercise, exploration, and project work to further students' flexibility, creativity, self-confidence, and empathy.

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Mr. Kyle C. Schnack

Mr. Kyle C. Schnack


Acting III - 363

Advanced level course combining the tools of acting with technology. Course involves exercise, exploration, projects, design, and technology work (filming/editing) to increase students' flexibility, creativity, self-confidence, empathy and acting skills.

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Acting IV - 364

Advanced level course combining the tools of acting with technology. Course involves exercise, exploration, projects, design, and technology work (filming/editing) to increase students' flexibility, creativity, self-confidence, empathy and acting skills.

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Mr. Kyle C. Schnack

Mr. Kyle C. Schnack


Tech Theatre I - 365

Intro to tools & construction techniques used in theatrical production. While primary focus is on scenic construction, the course also offers basic electrical & artistic aspects of technical theatre. Goals: knowledge, craftsmanship, creativity, prudence.

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Digital Art - 370

Development of foundational drawing, design & composition skills using traditional mediums & emerging medium offered by technology. Through drawing programs, scanning & digital camera students learn how & when to use computers to develop creative skills.

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Mr. Shawn P. Kelly

Mr. Shawn P. Kelly


Acting I - 371

Entry level course introducing the basic tools of acting through pantomime, improv, monologue, and scenes. Course involves explanation, exercise, exploration, and project work to increase students' flexibility, creativity, self-confidence, and empathy.

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Acting II - 372

Intermediate level course building upon the tools of acting through pantomime, improv, monologue, and scenes. Course involves exercise, exploration, and project work to further students' flexibility, creativity, self-confidence, and empathy.

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Mr. Kyle C. Schnack

Mr. Kyle C. Schnack


Art and Cultural History - 374

Study of art from antiquity to modern time. Topics include the development of painting, sculpture, theater and architecture as influenced by world events and cultures.

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Art IV - 378


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Theatrical Arts - 379

THEATRICAL ARTS: provides a workshop setting for students who desire to learn advanced techniques and gain practical experience in all phases of theatre, T.V. production, and forensic activities. This course requires extensive after-class hours and weeke

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Mr. Kyle C. Schnack

Mr. Kyle C. Schnack

Mr. Franklin Reynolds Willis

Mr. Franklin Reynolds Willis


Men’s Chorus I - 381

Entry level, year-long course introducing the basic tools of vocal/choral music. Course involves vocalizing, singing, theory, and performance to broaden students' musicality, creativity, self-confidence, and musical/vocal skills.

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Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Men's Chorus II - 382


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Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Men's Chorus III - 383


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Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Honors Chorus II - 385

Second-year (or equivalent) level, year-long course. Along with all the requirements for the standard level, Men's Chorus II Honors also involves singing in small ensembles, performing at games (National Anthem, etc.), and serving the choral program.

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Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Honors Chorus III - 386

Third-year (or equivalent) level, year-long course focusing on more advanced tools of vocal/choral music. Course involves vocalization, singing, theory, memorization, and performance to broaden student's musicality, creativity, self-confidence, and musica

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Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Hon. Chorus IV - 388


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Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


FreshmenChorus - 390


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Honors Chorus I - 392


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Mr. Stephen C. Womack

Mr. Stephen C. Womack


Music Appreciation - 393

This course introduces students to the history, theory, and genres of music. The course explores the history of music, from the surviving examples of rudimentary musical forms through to contemporary pieces from around the world.

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