“For we are God’s masterpiece. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus so we can do the good things He planned for us…” Ephesians 2:10
The Fine Arts program at Northside Christian Academy enables students to discover and develop their God-given talents. The motto for our Fine Arts Department is Soli Deo Gloria – To God alone be the glory. At Northside Christian Academy, the Fine Arts Department has its mission to prepare student to use their gifts and talents for God’s glory. Because each student is uniquely gifted by God in areas of creativity, we desire to challenge and equip them to be their best for Him. Our Fine Arts program includes drama, visual art, choir, vocal ensemble, praise team, guitar ensemble, and band. Private lessons in voice, strings, piano, and band instruments are available to all students.
News and Views from the World of the Arts
At Northside Christian Academy we think training in the areas of the arts is valuable to fulfill our mission of providing Christ-centered, biblically based education in pursuit of excellence. As we pursue this goal and you as parents invest in your students’ education, be encouraged that the time spent in music, band, visual arts, and speech and drama training are accomplishing more than the obvious.
Some recent research:
- In 2010, students who took four years of arts classes while in high school scored 102 points better on their SATs than students who took only one-half year or less. Source: Americans for the Arts/The College Board, 2010.
- A study of Nobel Prize winners in science revealed that most have arts related hobbies. Source: “Hobbled Arts Limit Our Future,” Psychology Today/Imagine That! blog,2009.
NCA ARTS TRIP TO NYC
Having a top-notch arts program here at NCA, our faculty and students are always looking for opportunities to advance, learn and hone their God-given crafts into masterpieces that will honor him and bring enrichment and joy to the world. That’s why we offer opportunities for growth and travel. With the upcoming Arts trip to New York City, your student can have a life-changing experience in one of the richest art-centered places in the country! Please see the forms below to find out more information on this trip and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions!