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Fine and Performing Arts

Jacksonville elementary performs Willy Wonka at Britt

About Fine and Performing Arts

Jacksonville Elementary School is embarking on an exciting journey to place a greater emphasis on the fine and performing arts within our curriculum. Our firm conviction is that arts integration not only enriches the lives of our students but also plays a pivotal role in enhancing their academic achievements across subjects such as reading, math, and science.

As part of our commitment to fostering well-rounded individuals, we've introduced a range of initiatives that bring the arts to the forefront of our educational experience. One notable highlight is our annual school musical, which takes center stage at the prestigious Britt Amphitheater. This grand production not only showcases the incredible talents of our students but also instills in them a sense of discipline, teamwork, and self-expression that extends far beyond the stage.

In addition to our musical endeavors, we are proud to offer our students the opportunity to explore and appreciate the world of fine arts through our extensive "Meet the Masters" program. Through this program, students are introduced to renowned artists, their masterpieces, and the creative processes that bring these works to life. We believe that by exposing our students to the rich tapestry of artistic history, we inspire them to become imaginative thinkers and problem solvers in all aspects of their education.

At Jacksonville, we are dedicated to seamlessly integrating the arts into every subject. Whether it's through painting, music, or drama, our students have hands-on opportunities to apply their artistic talents to topics in science, mathematics, and reading. This approach not only makes learning more engaging but also reinforces key concepts and skills, nurturing well-rounded individuals with a deep appreciation for the arts and a solid foundation in core academics.

It's not just about academics and the arts; it's about fostering a love for learning. We firmly believe that the joy in learning is paramount to success, and we strive to create an environment where students are not just recipients of knowledge but active participants in their educational journey. Through student choice and empowerment, we encourage them to explore their interests, ask questions, and make connections across disciplines.