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    An art education will help students discover ways to shape their thoughts and feelings by means of communication and visual imagery. The arts enriches and contributes to a child's development and quality of life. It is a way for students to think creatively. In taking art courses students will learn the language and gain a better understanding and appreciation of the arts. Through their studies and practice students will also acquire a universal and cultural awareness.
    All of the MVHS art courses incorporate the California State Board of Education Standards. To ensure that students are receiving a highly qualified and comprehensive arts education, art teachers follow the VISUAL ARTS STATE STANDARDS with in their course curriculum.
    Below are links to the Visual Arts State Standards and other criteria incorporated in each art course.
    Visual Arts PROFICIENT State Standards
    Visual Arts ADVANCED State Standards 
    Elements and Principles of Art
Last Modified on December 17, 2021