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All of Circle’s art teachers are strong proponents of arts education and the benefits students receive through participating in the arts.  Circle’s philosophy of teaching the arts comes with a strong emphasis on the academics and the application.

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To be truly well educated today, one must not only learn to appreciate the arts, but must have rich opportunities to actively participate in creative work. The arts are languages that most people speak.  They can bring every subject to life and turn abstractions into concrete reality.  Learning through the arts often results in greater academic achievement and higher test scores.

Circle is dedicated to arts education and offers environments where students can explore their God-given talents.  Our goal is not just to expose students to the arts, but to cultivate a lifetime appreciation for the arts.

Circle provides students many different opportunities to explore the arts:

Lower School (K-6) students are exposed to the arts through our after school enrichment art classes.

Middle School (7-8) students can begin to explore the arts by discipline, through our arts electives.

High School (9-12) students have the most extensive opportunity to study the arts, through either our arts electives or Circle School of the Arts.

Together, these programs encourage creative thinking, self-expression, originality, emotional release, questioning, problem solving, and a richer appreciation of the world, past and present.