Special Areas

Physical Education:

Students in grades 1-4 attend Physical Education class two times each week for thirty minutes at a time. Kindergarten students attend Physical Education once each week for thirty minutes. During Physical Education classes, children are very active. They learn the importance of movement and work on many different developmentally appropriate activities to improve fitness, coordination and to have fun. A significant part of our Physical Education curriculum also focuses on fitness and nutrition. Students are always encouraged to wear or bring tennis shoes to school on Physical Education days so they can all participate fully and safely in all activities in the gymnasium.

Art:

Students in grades 1-4 attend Art class one time each week for sixty minutes at a time. Kindergarten students attend Art once each week for thirty minutes. While in Art class children not only produce pieces of their own art, but they learn many different art concepts and explore the works of famous artists. Each spring, pieces of art created by Monclova students are displayed at our District Art Show and Music Festival. You can also find selected pieces of student art on display throughout the building and in our Monclova Gallery as you enter the building.

Music:

Students in grades 1-4 attend Music class two times each week for thirty minutes at a time. Kindergarten students attend Music once each week for thirty minutes. While in Music class students sing, study and play music, dance, move, and explore many musical concepts. Students in grades 1-4 also have the opportunity to present a music program to their fellow students during the school day and to parents and family members in the evening. Students in third and fourth grade also have the extra opportunity to participate in ensemble after school if interested.

Monclova Media Center:

Students in all grades visit the media center once each week for thirty minutes. During this time they have an opportunity to check out books, hear stories, work on computers available in the media center and READ!!