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Arts & Theatre

Arts education, a vital part of the curriculum at all grade-levels is designed to transmit knowledge, skills and expand an appreciation for various cultures. Personal growth and satisfaction are acquired as students strive for quality in individual and group performance and production. All schools offer theatre instruction through an approved curriculum.

Each school participates in Theatre Performance Activities throughout the year to showcase students in all grades in the visual and performing arts. Numerous partnerships with region, community and civic organizations exist to promote the arts in the WJCC schools.

Music

The WJCC music programs are a vital part of the curriculum at all grade-levels and are designed to transmit knowledge, skills and expand an appreciation for various cultures. Personal growth and satisfaction are acquired as students strive for quality in individual and group performance activities. All schools offer a variety of music offerings that support the overall curriculum and provide children opportunities for artistic expression.  Our Secondary Schools offer an extensive study in instrumental and vocal music instruction through an approved curriculum. Instrumental instruction for both band and strings starts in the 5th grade.

WJCC music students and the building based musical ensembles are active participants in the numerous activities sponsored by the Virginia Band & Orchestra Directors Association and the Virginia Choral Directors Association.  Many of our Secondary Ensembles are recognized as some of the highest quality within the Commonwealth.  Each school participates in Fine Arts Festival Activities throughout the year to showcase students in all grades in the visual and performing arts. Numerous partnerships with region, community and civic organizations exist to promote the arts in the WJCC schools.

Middle School Course Offerings

  • Course ID: Brass8, Percussion8, Woodwinds8

    This course is designed to increase the proficiency of a musician on his/her individual instrument.The class includes three basic areas: brass, woodwinds, and percussion.Extracurricular music ...

  • Course ID: 9230

    This band course is designed for the beginning musician.The class includes three basic areas: brass, woodwinds, and percussion.Extracurricular music performance opportunities will be available to ...

  • Course ID: 9231B

    This band course is designed for the beginning musician.  The class includes three basic areas: brass, woodwinds, and percussion.  Extracurricular music performance opportunities will be ...

  • Course ID: 9269

    Students will develop musical knowledge and skills in the choral setting.Students begin to develop choral skills, including singing in unison and harmony, with emphasis on ...

  • Course ID: 8582

    An exploratory class designed to help students obtain musical knowledge and skills for use in the choral setting, in preparation for them to participate in ...

  • Course ID: 8583

    An exploratory class designed to help students obtain musical knowledge and skills for use in the choral setting, in preparation for them to participate in ...

High School Course Offerings

  • Course ID: 9149

    This course addresses a broad interpretation of drawing, 2-D design, or 3-D design issues. A variety of approaches to representations, abstraction, and expression may be ...

  • Course ID: 9150

    This course addresses a broad interpretation of drawing, 2-D design, or 3-D design issues. A variety of approaches to representations, abstraction, and expression may be ...

  • Course ID: 9148

    This course addresses a broad interpretation of drawing, 2-D design, or 3-D design issues. A variety of approaches to representations, abstraction, and expression may be ...

  • Course ID: 1418

    The major emphasis of this course is to provide for the continued growth and development of a student’s acting and technical skills through the studying ...

  • Course ID: 9120

    Art Foundations is an introductory course that serves as a prerequisite to all upper-level art courses at the high school.Students are introduced to the techniques ...

  • Course ID: 9231B

    This band course is designed for the beginning musician.  The class includes three basic areas: brass, woodwinds, and percussion.  Extracurricular music performance opportunities will be ...

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