Art
Mrs. Porter - mnporte@carrollk12.org   Team Leader
Please click on the link to meet Mrs. Porter      Meet the teacher.jpg
 
Health
Kindergarten has one 30 minute health class, grades 1 and 2 have two 30 minute health class, and grades 3-5 have one 60 minute health class.
Areas of Study for All Grade Levels:
  • Mental and Emotional Health
  • Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs
  • Personal and Consumer Health
  • Family Life and Human Growth and Development
  • Safety and Injury Prevention
  • Nutrition and Fitness
  • Disease Prevention and Control
  • Body Systems

Instrumental Music
Ms. Hawkinberry nahawki@carrollk12.org
Instrumental music is offered to 4th and 5th grade students.
 
Physical Education
Mr. Goretsas -  tdgre2@carrollk12.org  (Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday)
Mr. Nazelrod - rhnazel@carrollk12.org
Physical Education classes meet 3 days per week for 30 minutes for grades 1 and 2. Grades 3 , 4, and 5 meet twice per week for one 30 minute class and one 60 minute class. Tennis shoes are required for participation as well as proper clothing for physical activities. Jewelry and other loose objects which cause safety implications should not be worn on PE days.
 
Vocal Music
Students in grades K-5 receive Vocal Music instruction from a music specialist for one hour each week. All grades follow the CCPS Vocal Music Essential Curriculum, and use the Share the Music textbook. In addition, there are numerous performing opportunities available throughout the elementary years.
  • KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS
    • participate in singing and listening activities
    • focus on songs to support the academic curriculum, such as counting songs
    • learn songs and stories from other cultures
    • learn to maintain a steady beat
    • discover their singing voices
  • GRADE ONE STUDENTS
    • sing in tune within a small range
    • maintain a steady beat
    • listen to a wide variety of musical genres
    • read pitches and notes using the Kodaly system
    • move following the Dalcroze system
  • GRADE TWO STUDENTS
    • continue all of the grade one skills
      expand the “in-tune” singing range
    • read more difficult rhythms
    • sing, play, and move to the pentatonic scale
  • GRADE THREE STUDENTS
    • continue all of the previous grades’ skills
    • study of the music of China
    • examine orchestral and band instruments
    • study American folk songs of the Appalachian region
    • learn to play the Soprano Recorder
  • GRADE FOUR STUDENTS
    • continue all of the previous grades’ skills
    • read increasingly difficult rhythms and major and minor modes
    • learn about different cultures through folk songs
    • participate in fourth grade chorus
    • present the Spring Chorus program
  • GRADE FIVE STUDENTS
    • continue all of the previous grades’ skills with the addition of a study of music history by listening to and reading about a wide variety of representative composers.
    • participate in fifth grade chorus
    • present the Winter Chorus program
    • fifth graders have the opportunity to audition for participation in the Eisteddfod, a select County wide chorus
    • prepare music for major theatrical productions and the Fifth Grade Graduation