NY State Learning Standards for the Arts
1. Creating, Performing, and Participating in the Arts
Students will actively engage in the processes that constitute creation and performance in the arts, and participate in various roles in the arts.
2. Knowing and Using Arts Materials and Resources
Students will be knowledgeable about and make use of the materials and resources available for participation in the arts in various roles.
3. Responding to and Analyzing Works of Art
Students will respond critically to a variety of works in the arts, connecting the individual work to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought.
4. Understanding the Cultural Dimensions and Contributions of the Arts
Students will develop an understanding of the personal and cultural forces that shape artistic communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse cultures of the past and present society.
Director of Music and Art