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General Information

Fine Arts Department Staff

Disney-Saxton, Samantha (719) 475-6110 ex.1415 Fine Arts
Matzke, Genice (719) 475-6110 ex.1527 Band Director
McCall, Kate (719) 475-6110 ex.1520 Fine Arts/Student Council
O'Brien, Jeff Video Production
Papproth, Jodi (719) 475-6110 ex.1522 Drama
Porakova, Laura ex.1430 Fine Arts
Roach, Nancy Fine Arts
Shaw, Howard (719) 475-6110 ex.1524 Fine Arts Department Chair
Wisdom, Dawn Vocal Music

The supervising administrator for the Fine Arts Department is Assistant Principal, Carrie Burke.

She can be reached by email or by calling 719-475-6110 x106.

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Vision Statement

The Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 Arts department is dedicated to nurturing a new generation of creative thinkers who will advance and shape the culture of the future.

Mission & Purpose

  • Provide sequential, challenging curriculum and exceptional instruction that encourages the pursuit of mastery.
  • Foster individual aesthetic sensibilities and inspire a life-long appreciation for the arts.
  • Maintain a safe, encouraging, and supportive environment.
  • Engage students in creative problem solving, higher-level thinking, and technology to prepare them for creative industries of the future.
  • Support and encourage personal growth, confidence, and self-expression.
  • Affirm the integral role of arts education in overall academic achievement.