Related Arts Programs
Our Elementary STEM class is an exciting and hands-on educational experience designed to ignite a passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in our young learners. Through hands-on experiments, engaging projects, and interactive learning experiences, students are encouraged to explore, discover, and innovate. Students explore real-world problems, conduct experiments, and collaborate on creative projects that develop critical thinking, problem-solving, and teamwork skills.
The goal of P.E. at Breckinridge is to:
- Teach essential body management skills, such as starting and stopping skills, locomotor and nonlocomotor skills, spatial awareness, body part identification, balance, and control;
- Promote physical fitness as fun through introduction of a wide variety of activities;
- Develop teamwork, sportsmanship, and cooperation through group activities.
Art education helps students develop creative problem-solving skills and connects them with their own culture as well as with the wider world. The Visual Art class teaches the basic building blocks of artwork: color, line, shape, form, value, texture, and space. Students can express themselves using these building blocks to create and explore with different materials like clay, paint, and pastels.
Spanish class is offered twice a week to grades K-5 as part of the arts rotation. Students are engaged by music and movement which develop skills in speaking, listening, reading, and writing in Spanish. They also learn about the Hispanic culture including special holidays in different countries.