Students in Grades K-8 have art class once per week. A variety of media are used to develop creativity and explore God’s world. Student artwork (Preschool-Grade 8) is showcased each year at Spring Night.
Art class in Grades K-3 is centered on exploring the seven elements of art (Color, Value, Texture, Line, Shape, Form, Space). Each year builds upon the previous, so that by the end of Grade 3, students have a solid base in the fundamentals of art.
Art class in Grades 4-8 is centered on exploring art history periods and movements. Grade 4 studies art from different cultures around the world. Grade 5 begins with the Prehistoric time period leading through Western Art History and ending in the 20th Century in Grade 8. Students continue to use and identify the elements of art and are introduced to the principles of design.
Students in Grades K-8 have music class twice per week. Our general music program is designed to teach students to appreciate and read music, to expose them to a variety of different kinds of music, and to use their musical talents to praise God. Beginning in Grade 3 and continuing through Grade 4, students learn how to play the recorder with correct fingering and blowing techniques. In addition, all students Preschool-Grade 8 learn how to perform in front of others when they participate in our Christmas and Spring Concerts.
Beginning in Grade 5, students are able to take part in the band program. Individual lessons on a band instrument are available during the school day for a fee. HG-IC Band students perform in the Christmas and Spring Concerts. Musicians living in the Cuba City School District also have the opportunity to play in the CCES Cadet and Middle School Band.
Students in Grade K-8 receive instruction in using technology once per week. They practice typing skills and learn how to use various programs, as well as, what it means to be a responsible digital citizen.
Students in Grades 4-8 have access to Chrome books in the Kieler Campus Technolgy Room, and are instructed on how to navigate and utilize Google Drive and Google Docs.