Staunton Grade School returns art to curriculum
June 27, 2023
For the first time in 11 years, Staunton Elementary will offer an art class to all elementary students. Students will participate in art weekly as one of their "special area" classes which currently include physical education, music, and library.
The return of art is due to the diligent efforts of the board of education, administration, staff, and students of the Staunton CUSD #6 School District.
Second grade teacher Ava McNally stated, "People who do art get higher grades and are focused on math and reading." She also agreed with bringing art back in order to help students express their f...