Center for Fine Arts
WHAT ARE FINE ARTS?
Something requiring highly developed techniques and skills, appreciated for its aesthetic purpose and valued for its expressiveness.
Offer increased opportunities within Arts content areas to continue to develop students academically and artistically preparing them to be responsible contributing citizens in a globally connected world.
Increase student achievement through Performing and Visual Art experiences.
Infuse Arts into all curricular areas within the school day, for every student.
Showcase performance and achievement to the greater Alachua County community and state of Florida. Prepare students in grades 1-5 to enter district performing Arts programs in a variety of Arts settings and content areas.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Grades 1-5 will contain a Curriculum CORE of Fine Arts; Dance, Instrumental Music, Visual Arts, Vocal Performance, and Theatrical Studies. Grades 4 and 5 are the FOCUS GROUPS for the M.K. Rawlings Elementary Center for Fine Arts. Grades 4 and 5 will FOCUS on specific areas of Visual and Performance art. FOCUS GROUPS will continue to study the fine arts curriculum core and in addition will identify a particular area of interest and emphasis will be placed on refining and preparing students for further study in secondary fine arts.