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Visual Arts

ELEMENTARY

Elementary art students have the opportunity to use a wide variety of tools and media as they create.  The elementary school art room allows for free exploration and creative expression, as well as instruction in art concepts, terms, and techniques. Students are introduced to the many styles, cultures, and historical periods through the various masterpieces that are studied.  This combination of experiences and instruction provides students in kindergarten through 6th grade the foundation needed for the MCS junior high art curriculum.  An emphasis on using our talents to glorify God remains consistent throughout the program.

ART ACTIVITIES

  • Artist of the Week - Each week, one student artist is selected and highlighted as the Artist of the Week. The Artist of the Week has their artwork on display outside of the elementary art room and are announced on our school's social media channels reaching the MCS community.
  • Fine Arts Night | Showcase - Fine Arts Night is a special evening set aside to showcase every art student with as least one piece of their artwork.  Kindergarten to 4th grade students are a part of these art displays, but are not part of an overall art contest.  The 4th grade students work to design a cover for this program and submit their designs for teachers to vote on.  The winning design is used for the program on the Fine Arts Night.
  • Fine Arts Night | Art Contest - Students in the 5th and 6th grade participate in the Fine Arts Night art contest. Guest attending the Fine Arts Night vote on submitted pieces and a 1st, 2nd and 3rd place award is given to students in each grade.
  • Additional Activities - Additional activities vary from year to year, but may include an art scavenger hunt and/or letters to student artists. 
 

To learn more about the Critical Learning Art Skills for each grade level, please click on the .pdf listed below:

JUNIOR & SENIOR HIGH

The MCS art program offers Art Fundamentals, Art Foundations, Mixed Media, Graphic Design, and Independent Study Students work. A variety of art media is reviewed. Students develop creative aptitudes and their God-given talents through this coursework.

The annual MCS Art Show event takes place in May. The students' beautiful artwork is on display in the hallways and art room during this month.  You will certainly want to check them out!

Additionally, students have the opportunity to enter scholarship contests throughout the school year and create a large mural/art piece that adds to the beauty of our school.