A continuum of Art courses for students in grades 9-12 is available for both the student artist as well as the student who wishes to study only certain aspects of visual art.
In addition to Art 1, 2, and 3, elective courses in Exploring the Arts, Jewelry and Metals, Drawing (Introductory and Advanced levels), Painting (Introductory and Advanced levels), Art as Expression, Multicultural Arts and Design (Introductory, Intermediate & Advanced levels), Pottery (Introductory and Advanced levels), Sculpture (Introductory and Advanced levels), Creative Technical Art, and Animation 1 & 2 are offered.
Advanced Placement courses in History of Art and Studio Art are offered.
Students' artwork is displayed in the foyer of the core facility and student created murals can be found in the cafeteria.
Visual art instruction focuses on art appreciation, studio art, as well as elements of critique and design.
Students' work is exhibited at the District Art Night in early Spring and at the High School Showcase Night in June. As well, students participate in various local and area competitions.
Staff work closely with junior and senior students to develop portfolios for those pursuing advanced study in art after high school.
Central Administration Building
Joseph N. Bollendorf
206 E. Holly Ave
Sewell, NJ 08080
The mission of the Washington Township Public Schools is to provide a safe, positive, and progressive environment that provides opportunity for all students to attain the knowledge and skills specified in the New Jersey Student Learning Standards at all grade levels, as to ensure their full participation in an ever changing world as responsible, self-directed, and civic-minded citizens.