Rigorous and relevant courses in math, science, social studies, and language arts take a leading role in the instruction of students while Art, Drama, Vocal Music, Band, Orchestra, International Studies, and the Dual Language magnet program compliment the curriculum and allow students to explore their talents.
What is your Major?
All students who enroll at Beveridge Magnet School of Global Studies and the Arts declare a major. Listed below are the major classes and a brief description of the course content. To learn more about each major, click on the title.
Art/Dual Language Art
This class is designed for the student who is very interested in art technique and developing personal artistic style. Dual Language Art is open to students in the Dual Language program and is taught in Spanish with an emphasis on Hispanic culture.
Band is offered to students who have one or more years of band experience at the elementary level and desire to continue to enhance their skills through scales, technique studies, solos/ensembles, and selected concert band music.
Chorus/Dual Language Showcase
Chorus is offered to students who demonstrate a high level of achievement and the desire to work hard to excel in vocal performance. Dual Language Showcase of the is open to students enrolled in the Dual Language program. It is taught in Spanish, and explores singing, dancing, and music from Latin America, South America, and Spain.
Advanced concepts of acting are taught in this class, as well as play writing, stage combat, directing, and international drama.
Global Studies is open to students interested in examining countries, people, and issues that are shaping our contemporary world.
This class is offered to students who have successfully completed two years of orchestra study at the elementary level. Instruments include violin, viola, cello, and string bass.
Dual Language Showcase
Dual Language Chorus is offered as a magnet major under the umbrella of the Dual Language program. Aligning the goals of the Dual Language program, as well as Beveridge’s tradition of fine choral music, instruction and rehearsals are in both Spanish and English. Students perform a wide variety of music with an emphasis on Spanish-language choral pieces. Music theory, vocal technique, and performance play prominent roles in this course. Several performances are required.