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Mission and Vision

As a result of instruction in the Fine & Performing Arts,
 all Needham students will develop skills in, and understanding of:


Creative Problem Solving and Strategizing as a Process*

Using Creativity as a form of Self-Discovery*

Mastery Technique in the Arts

Expressing Personal View through the Arts*


Listening and Seeing Critically and Discriminating Qualitatively*

How the Arts evoke Feelings, Meanings and Images*

Recognizing and Appreciating a Wide Variety of Styles in the Arts


Exhibiting and Performing their Own Work

Taking Risks in Performing and Exhibiting*

Striving for Artistic Excellence in Performance
Expressing Personal Feelings and Emotions through Performance*

*Social Emotional Learning Connection (SEL)