The program includes a variety of different artists, from different cultures, and time periods. This helps to expand the students' awareness of art appreciation, and a variety of artistic mediums.The program is conducted with a series of questions and discussions related directly to the piece of art brought into the classroom. The chair trains volunteers and coordinates supplies throughout the year.
Similar in scope to the Art Docent program students have the opportunity for hands-on creative work in a variety of clay projects. The chair works with teachers to develop clay projects throughout the year, recruit and train volunteer clay docents, organize and order supplies and equipment during the year as needed, load and fire the kiln, act as liaison between teachers and docents, and be available to answer any questions regarding the clay docent program during the school year.
Does your child love a challenge? Do you see a future engineer, thespian, architect, or author? Are you looking for a venue for him/her to display that talent? Destination Imagination might be for you. Destination Imagination is a creative problem solving competition that teaches kids how to solve challenges, work as a team, and become leaders.
PTA Reflections is a nationally acclaimed student recognition program to encourage artistic creativity in the classroom and at home. Students of all grades and abilities may participate and explore the arts based on a theme.
The Moorlands PTA Spelling Bee is a fun contest open to all students, where kids get a chance to show off their oral spelling ability in front of an audience.
The PTA volunteers compile and distribute the spelling lists for the various grades, coordinate the use of rooms, and work with the teachers, principal and president of the PTA to schedule students for the various stages of the competition. This program typically requires about 2-3hrs/week for about 3 weeks.
Science Fair Extravaganza
Our student scientists show their skills in this annual spring event. After creating displays to show their work the evening event allows them the opportunity to share their findings with family, friends and staff.
Moorlands PTA sponsors a wide variety of before and afterschool enrichment programs! Offerings include foreign language, music, art and STEM-based programs.