The Arts have been identified by the U.S. Congress, the College Board, The Partnership for 21st Century Skills, the National Association of Secondary Principals, and the U.S. Department of Education as part of the core curriculum which all students should take as part of their high school program.

 The WHS Art Department offers diverse learning opportunities including painting, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, crafts, printmaking, and design. Courses emphasize problem solving, visual literacy, and higher order thinking skills and offer all students the opportunity to:

  •  Recognize the role and importance of art and artists in society, culture, and history
  • Critically assess works of art from many aesthetic and cultural perspectives
  • Communicate visually
  • Think critically and creatively
  • Express their own feelings and ideas

 Opportunities exist for students to display their artwork within the school, district, and the greater community. Those students who display exceptional artistic talent can be recommended by their teachers to submit their work to the Connecticut Regional Scholastic Arts Awards Program, a juried student art show, featuring work created by students from across the state.

Click Below to find information on the Importance of a Sequential Arts Education!

      Arts Advocacy     


      ART TEACHERS    

Ms. Andrea Haas

Mr. Karl Bayek

 Mrs. Amy Wasseluk

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  • June 2018
    • TueJun26 Committee Meeting - Finance & Information Town Hall
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June 22, 2018 - Wethersfield Cove, Connecticut - June 22, 2018 - Congratulations Class of 2018!
It is with great excitement that Central Office is pleased to announce the 2018-19 Teacher of the Year and Paraeducator of the Year. Jennifer Lizee-Hammer, Literacy Curriculum Specialist at Webb and Emerson-Williams Schools and Pat Mahder, Para Educator at Hanmer School were surprised with this great honor today!
The Wethersfield High School class of 2018 graduation is scheduled for Friday, June 22, 2018 at Cove Park at 6:00pm.
On March 6 2018, 33 Wethersfield High School students attended the Connecticut DECA Career Development Competition at the Aqua Turf in Southington. Approximately 1100 students from across the state of CT participated and competed in this conference which serves as a showplace for skills learned by students in marketing education instructional programs Fourteen students from Wethersfield received awards and earned the right to attend the national conference which will be held in Atlanta, Georgia (April 21 - 25). Please click for more.

Wethersfield Public Schools

127 Hartford Avenue
Wethersfield, CT 06109
Phone: 860-571-8100

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