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Performing Arts

Performing Arts Department Mission Statement
It is the mission of the Spotswood Public Schools Performing Arts Department to:
  • Create a performing arts community that is rich with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.
  • Foster self-discipline and focus in solving problems creatively.
  • Empower students to make informed aesthetic choices.
  • Provide all students with the opportunity to succeed as individuals and within a group setting.
  • Provide a productive and safe space for students to express themselves.
  • Develop social skills that enable each student to engage with his or her peers in a responsible and respectful manner.
  • Prepare students for active participation in creating the culture of the present and future.
  • Provide students with meaningful experiences to publicly perform and raise esteem of the performing arts in the local community.
Through Exploratory Arts at Memorial Middle School, students have the opportunity to develop knowledge and skills in the area of performing arts through the following course/grade offerings:

Best Practices
The performing arts faculty at Memorial Middle School applies research-based best practices for effective instruction that includes, but is not limited to, modeling, guided practice, independent practice, discovery learning, cooperative learning, scaffolding, differentiated instruction, real-world applications, and technology.


Grade 6



Grade 7



Grade 8






Public Speaking






6th Grade Band



7th Grade Band



8th Grade Band