Elementary Art and Music
Cole and Melody
Melody and Alex at Monet's Garden
Installation in art room
Melody has been at JCOS for most of her life. She was a students at the school when it started 47 years ago. Later she started teaching in the ELC. For the last 15 years or so, she has been the art and music teacher at JCOS. She has created an arts program that is unique to JCOS. It includes choice-based art-making, general music instruction with some choices and several performance opportunities such as Peace Night. She created an on-line news program called The Scoop: Shakespeare's Birthday, play productions and the JCOS Film Festival.
Here is what Melody does for her artwork when she is not teaching.