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Arts Education Curriculum

The Arts & Letters lower grades art teacher is Ms. Jackson. Third, fourth, and fifth grades have Studio Art two times per week, with the option of choosing Studio Art as an elective for two additional sessions per week. These electives are chosen semester-by-semester.

Music Education Curriculum

Third, fourth, and fifth grades can choose an elective class of music with Mr. Sibirsky or chorus with an instructor from Brooklyn Music School two times per week.  These electives are chosen semester-by-semester.

Chess Education Curriculum

Third, fourth, and fifth grades will have chess class once a week with our afterschool chess coach, who is a former Chess in the Schools instructor.  

Physical Education Curriculum

All lower grades receive physical education at least once per week with Ms. Gonzalez (Coach G).  Students should be sent to school with appropriate shoes and clothes on their Gym day.