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Fine Arts

Welcome to Fine Arts! 

Discover a realm of artistic excellence within our award-winning Fine Arts Department. Our school proudly hosts an exceptional band that consistently hits the right notes at competitions and offers a variety of concert and marching performance ensembles.  Our stage comes alive with our theatre program, where talents shine, and captivating narratives unfold.  Our high school’s chorus program harmonizes voices and hearts, creating unforgettable musical experiences.  Our visual arts program, the largest in the county, is guided by three skilled art teachers, offering students the opportunities to explore a diverse range of mediums including painting, sculpture, drawing, and ceramics.   

The Cherokee County School District Art Education and Fine Arts curriculum encourages and supports the performing arts, the visual arts and all phases of the theatre arts. The arts are a significant and enduring aspect of cultural heritage; in addition, they provide a means of understanding human ideals and aspirations. The School District fully supports a full array of courses to allow students to express themselves artistically.

Dramatic Arts

The drama curriculum is designed to provide opportunities for the development of creative activity of students and to increase understanding and appreciation of drama. Drama classes also provide technical training in interpretation and give students experience in all aspects of play production.

Music

Courses of both a performing and non-performing nature are offered with the goal of assisting the student in becoming a producer and consumer of music through participation and active listening. Classes from beginning through advanced levels are available.

The Cherokee County School District Art Education and Fine Arts curriculum encourages and supports the performing arts, the visual arts and all phases of the theatre arts. The arts are a significant and enduring aspect of cultural heritage; in addition, they provide a means of understanding human ideals and aspirations. The School District fully supports a full array of courses to allow students to express themselves artistically.

Visual Arts

The purpose of the visual arts curriculum is to provide various means in which students may express ideas by developing them into creative works, critically evaluating their own work and the works of others. Additionally, the curriculum assists the student in developing an understanding of the historical and cultural impact of art.

Teacher                                          Email Address
Jodi Burn *Dept Head

Theatre Arts & Acting, Musical Theatre 1-4,  Advanced Drama 1-3

jodi.burn@cherokeek12.net
Garrick Cheyne AP Music Theory,  Mastery Band, Advanced Band, Intermediate Band 1-4  garrick.cheyne@cherokeek12.net
Morgan Clifton AP 2D Art & Design, AP Drawing, Drawing & Painting 1 &2 Morgan.Clifton@cherokeek12.net
Brad Ellis

Guitar, Adv. Women’s Chorus, Advanced Mixed Chorus, Beginning Women’s Chorus

brad.ellis@cherokeek12.net
Giedre Parrado

Visual Arts Comprehensive, Adaptive Art

Giedre.Parrado@cherokeek12.net
Megin Roebuck Visual Arts Comprehensive, Ceramics 1-3 Megin.Roebuck@cherokeek12.net
Brandon Worley

Percussion Ensemble, Mastery Band, Advanced Band, and Intermediate Band 1-4

Brandon.Worley@cherokeek12.net