Art – Grade 1-4
The elementary school art curriculum is integrated with the social studies curriculum, holidays and celebrations of the school. Students make art and craft projects to depict themselves, make ornaments, masks, kites, and artifacts that represent multicultural holidays. Students will understand the various elements of art, explore and learn different art techniques, learn art history and do related projects.
Art – Grade 5-8
The middle school art curriculum at CHP is designed to further their artistic education by understanding various elements of art (line, color, form, texture). They will also become proficient in principles of design, understanding proportion and unity. Students will explore and learn different art techniques, learn art history and do related projects. Students will be able to understand the importance of historical artwork in relation to their own lives. Students will be exposed to expressionalism, realism and other artistic theories. Students will also create a portfolio of their own creative work using digital photography and allied technologies.
Digital Art – Upper Elementary School and Middle School students also get to learn digital art such that they can use the skills learnt to make presentations and express their thoughts visually
Cedar Hill Prep Debate Wins Again! Garden State Debate League held their third inter school debate meet at Cedar Hill Prep School. Forty teams participated with 130 participants. The topics for debate were: Disney Movies Do More Harm Than Good; Ban Single Use Plastic Bags; Major League Baseball’s Plan to Cut Minor League Teams is Justified; All U.S. Presidential Primaries Should Be Held on the Same Day. Four teams from Cedar Hill Prep School finished in the top 10. Cedar Hill Prep School again won trophies for top school in the league and most number of wins. Congratulations debaters!
The Multiple Advantages of a Multilingual CurriculumThere have been a number of studies in recent years that suggest people who speak more than one language are in fact more intelligent. An article written by the New York Times highlights that learning multiple languages could improve cognitive skills beyond those related to language, which is a considerably different viewpoint than previously thought.