Fine Arts Department Mission Statement
The Fine Arts are and essential part of every child's education in the Auburn Public Schools. The Arts enables the seneses to explore, develop and become whole and well rounded individuals.
The Fine Arts encourage analytical thinking skills, fine and gross motor skills, self discipline, problem solving skills, team work as well as individuality, cross curricular exploration and social skills.
The Fine Arts is the thread that links our past to our future.
The Fine Arts Curriculum shall be:
1. Conceptually Based
2. Sequential and Cumulative
Music is taught in grades kindergarten through five two times a week for one half hour. Band and Chorus are electives at the Middle School level (grades six through eight). Music electives at the High School Level (grades nine through twelve) meet daily during each trimester and are as follows: Chorus, Band, Jazz Band, Music Theory, History of Rock, Beginning Guitar, Beginning Keyboard and AP Music Theory.
Art is taught in grades Kindergarten through five once a week for forty five minutes. In Middle School (grades six through eight) Art is taught as an elective. Art electives at the High School Level (grades nine through twelve) meet daily during each trimester and are as follows: Studio Art, Ceramics, Painting, Drawing, Introduction to Art and AP Studio Art.