Arts Education
 
At Faith Christian School we strive for excellence in the fine arts (music, theatre, visual art) by providing curricular, co-curricular, and extracurricular opportunities for our students.  When students focus on the arts, they are also acquiring essential skills which will transfer to learning in other classes and to living a rich and full life beyond their school years.
 
The benefits of arts education, as outlined in National Standards for Arts Education[1], include the ability of the arts to teach decision making, problem solving, creative thinking, analysis, cooperation, communication, confidence, flexibility, and leadership.
 
As God created the universe and all within it, He has given us the ability to create as an expression of our human experience.  Through the arts we gain greater understanding of the experiences of various cultures and time periods.  The arts are an expression of what is most relevant to a society and will communicate a truth in a way that connects the artist with the audience beyond the scope of time and place.  This connection also allows us to glimpse the ultimate Creator.



[1] Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts: What Every Young American Should Know and Be Able to Do in the Arts : National Standards for Arts Education. Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, 1994. Print.

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