The Arts program is an important part of the school’s curriculum at Rutherford School as it contributes to the overall development of the student. The Arts program encompasses Visual Arts, Music, and Musical Theatre. Study of the arts foster intellectual, social, and emotional growth, nurtures creativity and gives students other means of expression, verbally and non-verbally.
It encourages self-expression and communication as well as strengthening their critical and creative thinking skills. It gives them skills to work effectively in groups as well as the confidence to work independently. The Arts program is a vital component of an integrated curriculum, showing the relationship among subject areas and demonstrating the connectivity that exists in all disciplines.
A specialist in each area of expertise teaches the Visual Arts, Music, and Musical Theatre programs.