Selective Visual arts

Selective Visual Arts
Mrs. Betz
Grades 5-8

Students are selected by Ms. Desmond to be part of Selective Visual Arts based on classroom performance. Each grade level meets in a small group once a week during period 9 to complete challenging art projects such as art contests, school beautification, and personal pursuits.

Criteria for selection includes a combination of some of the following:

  • Exceptional drawing and/or design abilities
  • Unusual and richly imaginative ideas
  • Composes with exceptional detail and skill
  • Elaborates on other people’s ideas and uses them as a jumping off point as opposed to copying from others
  • High level of interest
  • Exceptional independent work habits
  • Exceptional attitude and willingness to try new things


Mrs. Maureen Desmond
Phone:  201-768-6060, Ext. 53359