High School Arts
Dramatic Arts is a program for students with outstanding drama skills. This course of study offers an introduction to drama and oral interpretation, including theatrical vocabulary, acting techniques, and learning to use the voice and body effectively in performance. Students have the opportunity to take both Drama I and II in High School. Honors credit is available.
FAITH VOCAL ENSEMBLE
This vocal ensemble is comprised of auditioned girls in grades 9-12. The varied selections of treble choir music provide an opportunity for confident musical expression and a standard of excellence in vocal production and performance. Faith performs at various school events throughout the year. This class may be taken for Honors credit.
MEN OF SERVANT
This vocal ensemble is comprised of auditioned young men in grades 9-12. The varied selections of TTBB music provide an opportunity to develop confident musical expression and a standard of excellence in vocal production and performance. These young men perform at various events throughout the year. This class can be taken for Honors credit.
Servant is the combined voices of Men of Servant and Faith performing in concerts, chapel services, community events, and District Festivals. Building on concepts cultivated in elementary and middle school, this group holds to a high standard of excellence that includes multi-part choral pieces, confident musical expression, and embracing a passion for ministry.
The Praise Band learns the intricacies of playing as a rhythm section and facilitating worship music for the student body in chapel services and for local churches. To join the band, students must audition on drums, keyboard, bass, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, or vocals. Students are encouraged to make their music a personal expression of their love of God.
Wind Ensemble students develop concepts of ensemble balance, musical interpretation, and music appreciation. The Wind Ensemble performs throughout the school year and provides music for homecoming, pep band events, graduation, and school concerts. This class may be taken for Honors credit.
High School students can elect to take Art I, Art II, Honors Art III, and Honors Art IV. Four disciplines contribute to the scope and sequence of standard-level art classes. These include art history, aesthetics, art criticism, and art production. At the Honors level, ownership shifts from teacher to learner as students explore ideas and personal interests in the art media of their choice. A Choice-Based Art classroom provides the Honors student the ability to learn through authentic art-making and interaction with visiting artists. A community art initiative is designed yearly for upper level art students to collaborate with community artists.