Why integrate the arts into teaching?

  • The arts help develop thinking and problem solving that are essential for success in the workplace.
  • The arts put a premium on the development of student imagination, thinking, feeling and communicating.
  • The arts allow children to develop self-confidence and expression.
  • The arts help develop social skills such as teamwork, self-discipline and positive self-image.

Our Goals Are Achieved By Implementing …..

  • A curriculum that integrates theatre, dance, music and visual arts into core academic subjects
  • A music program that has expanded opportunities for students (Orff, Suzuki strings, etc.)
  • Student performances and exhibits each semester
  • Field trips to cultural events (plays, music performances, art galleries)
  • On-going exhibits of student art work
  • Local Artist highlighted each month

Services Available....

  • Readingand Math Support for students with academic difficulties
  • Learning Institute “chunk” testing to promote Benchmark test success
  • State of the art computer lab with instructional support software
  • Gifted/Talented services featuring both a pull-out and enrichment program
  • Literacy Lab Classrooms
  • School Based Mental Health services
  • Special Education programs including both resource and self contained classrooms
  • Student access computers in classrooms
  • Current technology available for instructional use
  • After school tutoring
  • Parent Centers

Thank You Community Partners . . .

Jonesboro Foundation of Arts

Delta Symphony Orchestra

Arkansas State University Drama Department

Arkansas State University Music Department

Arkansas State University Art Department

Local Artists and Musicians 

Private providers

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