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Tippecanoe School Corporation Art Program: Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools. Art is vital to the success of our students!

Tippecanoe School Corporation Art Program: Elementary Schools, Middle Schools, High Schools. Art is vital to the success of our students!

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  • 1. TSC Art Program
    Mission Statement
    “TSC will strive to educate our students to reach their academic potential in an environment that encourages confidence, competence and a desire for learning."
  • 2. TSC Elementaries
    Howard Gardner's multiple intelligence theory stresses teaching to a child's strength or way of  learning. Many children learn best through visual spatial stimulation and tactile experiences in art.
  • 3. Burnett Creek Elementary
  • 4. Burnett Creek Elementary
  • 5. By cutting art and the music programs, you are further hurting your students. I understand there are budget cuts and financial debt; however, I believe there are solutions that do not involve eliminating these programs all together.”
    --Reiss Lueken – TSC alumni
  • 6. Burnett Creek Elementary
  • 7. “The arts must be at the heart of every child's learning experience if…they are to have a chance to dream and to create, to have beliefs, to carry a sense of cultural identity.”
    --James D Wolfensohn, former chairman of The Kennedy Center
    Burnett Creek Elementary
  • 8. Burnett Creek Elementary
  • 9. “Please don’t deny my son (who will be a TSC student) the opportunity to discover the art inside himself. I can already tell that he is not going be an athlete – he is going to be an artist.”
    --Keyla Corbin, TSC Alumni
  • 10. Dayton
  • 11. Dayton
  • 12. Cole
  • 13. Burnett Creek Elementary
  • 14. Mayflower Mill Elementary
  • 15. Because art is collaborative, it develops cooperative decision-making skills, leadership, and clear communications that are useful when working with others. In the art room we regularly integrate the other core academic areas bringing those concepts to life.
    Mayflower Mill Elementary
  • 16. Effects of a fully implemented art program:
    Fewer dropouts
    Higher attendance
    Better team players
    An increased love of learning
    Greater student dignity
    Enhanced creativity
    A more prepared citizen for the workplace of tomorrow
    Greater cultural awareness
  • 17. "Learning through the arts reinforces critical academic skills in reading, language arts and math and provides students with the skills to creatively solve problems."
    --First Lady Michelle Obama
    Burnett Creek Elementary
  • 18. Mayflower Mill Elementary
  • 19. Burnett Creek Elementary
  • 20. Mayflower Mill Elementary
  • 21. Mayflower Mill Elementary
  • 22. TSC Middle Schools
    Visual art lessons stimulate BOTH sides of the brain at even the earliest age - helping build new brain cells and make connections between existing ones.
  • 23. East Tipp
    Middle School
  • 24. East Tipp
    Middle School
  • 25. East Tipp
    Middle School
  • 26. East Tipp
    Middle School
  • 27. East Tipp
    Middle School
  • 28. “The arts are essential to every child's education, which is why the arts are one of the core academic subjects in the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB). Some schools, facing tight local budgets, are cutting arts programs and blaming the cuts on NCLB. In a letter to state and local superintendents, former Secretary of Education Rod Paige said that cutting arts is "disturbing and just plain wrong.””
    --US Department of Education website
  • 29. East Tipp
    Middle School
  • 30. East Tipp
    Middle School
  • 31. TSC High Schools
    “We must include the arts in the education of all students if we want our children to be prepared for the challenges of life and work in our global society. The challenges of today, and most certainly of tomorrow, require the abilities, skills, habits, and knowledge that education in the arts is uniquely able to provide.”
    --Kent Seidel, PhD Commissioned by the Association for the Advancement of Arts Education
  • 32. McCutcheon
    High School
  • 33. "Arts education plays an essential part in children's education. It enriches their learning experience and builds skills that they can apply across the curriculum. The arts can play a significant role in programs that extend the school day and the school year."
    --Arne Duncan,
    US Education Secretary
    High School
  • 34. McCutcheon
    High School
  • 35. McCutcheon
    High School
  • 36. McCutcheon
    High School
  • 37. Harrison
    High School
  • 38. Harrison
    High School
  • 39. Harrison
    High School
  • 40. Harrison
    High School
  • 41. “…an education in the arts is not expendable. It is not extraneous. It's not extracurricular. It is essential. And without it, a student is not getting a full, complete, and total education.”
    --Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee
    High School
  • 42. TSC Art Program
    “Every child is instinctively an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once they grow up.”
    --Pablo Picasso