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 Students Advanced to the National Finals in Chicago! Cedar Hill Prep School congratulates its twenty-three students who flew to Chicago from June 7th – 10th, to participate in the National Finals of the International Academic Competitions in the History Bee, Science Bee, Academic Bee, Geography Bee, Geography Olympiad, and History Bowl. Having advanced from the Regional Competitions to the National Finals, these CHP students were thrilled to have an opportunity to join approximately 1600 students at this next level of competition.
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.