Skycrest's Art, Music and PE Programs
Our focus as a P.E. Department at Skycrest, is to provide engaging activities that encourage physical fitness, safety and fun through movement. The goal is to educate the whole child with an emphasis on Social and Emotional Learning Competencies. The areas targeted are : Self-Awareness, Social Awareness, Responsible Decision-Making, Self-Management and Relationship Skills.
At Skycrest, all K-5 students are enrolled in visual arts courses and receive 40-50 minutes once a week in a well-supplied art room or designated art-making area. Students receive world-class art instruction and numerous studio-based experiences based on the Florida Next Generation State Standards in the following media: drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, digital media, sculpture, and ceramics. At the end of the year, art is displayed at the annual Curriculum Night.
Music classes are provided to all K-5th grade students once a week. Students are introduced many genres of music. Skycrest also has two pianos and drums for students to learn drum rythm. In grades 4 and 5, chorus and strings are offered. Strings class is offered in the mornings with Mr. Hanson and chorus is conducted during the school day once a week.