Art III Honors an elective course designed for students who are interested in furthering their development in the visual arts and includes the preparation of a portfolio of student artwork. Students will be expected to display an advanced level of drawing skills and techniques as well as a strong foundation in art vocabulary and knowledge. Art projects will be more student-directed with a focus on technical quality and personal style as well as a willingness to work independently.
Art II is an elective course designed to build upon the basic foundation and skills developed in ART I. Students will be encouraged to develop personal solutions in the selection of topic and media for the expression of ideas as they develop art products which communicate concepts/ ideas/ thoughts/ emotions. Students will experience more advanced applications of media through the studio areas of drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, and sculpture in a more student-directed environment. Students will be expected to develop a personal responsibility for art research including artist
Art I is an elective course that provides a general introduction to the visual arts, its language, tools, media and processes. It is designed to build the basic foundation and skills for creating, knowing about, discussing, and appreciating art. Students will be exposed to a variety of studio experiences in drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, and sculpture as well as artists of the past and present and the history of art. The focus at the beginning of the year is on developing strong drawing skills.
Combined writing/verbal PSAT score of 105 or better
B average or better in English 11 Honors or A average or better in English 11
Honors British Literature is a study of selected major works chronologically arranged from throughout the history of England. Set within a historical context, the ancient and modern literature explores the intellectual, moral, and ethical issues raised in British literature. Writing and research are an integral part of the course. Composition focuses on critical analysis of literature covered in class.