Visual and Performing Arts
at Carteret High School
Mission Statement: The Visual and Performing Arts Department at Carteret High School is an award-winning department that offers a variety of courses for students with all levels of ability. Students who want to pursue a career in the Arts will be college ready by the successful completion of your chosen discipline. In addition, students who want to explore the Arts for personal enrichment are beyond encouraged to participate.
The district remains committed to enhancing our Visual and Performing Arts program. At the high school level, the Visual and Performing Arts program continues to grow rapidly which has been supported and enhanced through our district’s budget. We offer a variety of courses for students with all levels of ability. For the 2020-2021 school year, Carteret is offering the following classes:
Band, Wind Ensemble, Music Appreciation, Music Theory, Choir, Honors Chamber Choir, Chorale, Introduction to Piano/Keyboarding, Design A, Design B, Art Appreciation, Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Honors Art, Introduction to Fashion Design, Introduction to Acting, Theater Production and Acting 1. Throughout the year several of our courses compete in competitions as well as perform for the schools, district, and community.
Director of Bands: Dr. Jack Bradley: Email Dr. Bradley
Director of Vocal Music: Mr. Kason Jackson: Email Mr. Jackson
Theater Director: Mrs. Hillary Lawton: Email Mrs. Lawton
Visual Arts Specialists:
Mrs. Susan Catrone: Email Mrs. Catrone
Mrs. Virginia Perez: Email Mrs. Perez
Ms. Jacqueline Lachiver: Email Ms. Lachiver