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Fine Arts


Our Fine Arts Department is a thriving, vital part of our school culture. Scholars have the opportunity to participate in performing and visual arts classes and have a wide range of after-school arts activities at their fingertips.

At Herron High School, we believe that engaging in the arts not only cultivates creativity and self-expression but also fosters critical thinking, collaboration, and discipline. Studies show that students involved in fine arts programs demonstrate higher academic achievement and improved social skills.

Our wide array of fine arts offerings also go hand in hand with our commitment to college preparation, as scholars who participate in fine arts programs are equipped with valuable skills such as problem-solving, adaptability, and effective communication. Colleges and universities recognize the importance of arts education in developing well-rounded individuals, and many look for applicants with a background in the arts.

Whether you're harmonizing in choir, painting a masterpiece, or taking the stage in a play, fine arts education at Herron High School provides a unique and enriching experience that sets our scholars up for success in both their academic and personal journeys. Embrace the transformative power of the arts and unleash your full potential with us! 

Fine arts classes and extracurriculars include: 

  • Visual Arts: 2D and 3D Art, Painting, Sculpture, AP Studio Art, Photography, Digital Design
  • Theatre Arts: Introduction to Acting, Advance dActing, Musical Theatre, Theatre Production, Shakespeare for the Stage, Technical Theatre 
  • Dance: Dance Choreography, Dance History and Appreciation,  Dance Performance
  • Music: Choir (Intermediate, Advanced, Select Treble), Orchestra (Intermediate, Advanced, Symphony), Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced), Piano and Electric Keyboard, Music History and Appreciation, Introduction to Music Theory 
  • Clubs: Acapella Club, Knit and Crochet Club, Poetry Out Loud, Theatre Club, Ukulele club, World Music Appreciation Club, and more!