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! On December 7th, Cedar Hill Prep participated in the Garden State Debate Meet at Bridgeton Middle School. The topics for the debate were - (a) The President should serve a single six year term, (b) Banning neonic pesticides does more harm than good, (c) The green new deal is bad for America, (d) End NJ Bear Hunt. Once again, Cedar Hill Prep finished first with the highest overall points. Three teams finished in the top 10, and Arnav Upadhyay won the Top Speaker Award for Cedar Hill Prep School.
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.