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Art I , Art II and Art III Painting and Drawing:
My name is Melanie Overholt. I am one of the Art Teachers here at Weatherford high School.  I am very excited about our school year and all the wonderful creative projects we will be making this year.  I am also the sponsor for National Art Honor Society(NAHS). This club is open to any student that is currently in an art class. We will meet once a week during "Mega Lunch" on Thursdays during B lunch  11:11-11:41.
Art I Painting and Drawing is designed as a beginner high school level art class. Students will be exposed to a wide verity of art mediums. Students will also have the opportunity to evaluate and critique famous works of art and gain an understanding of their historical significance. 
Art II Painting and Drawing builds on the Art I experience.  Students will be challenged and motivated to be creative in a verity of visual mediums.  Students will also critique and evaluate historical works of art. 
The Following is the Supply List for both Art I and Art II:
#2 Pencils
Colored Pencil Set
Watercolor Set
Black Sharpie
Hand Held pencil Sharpener
Students Must Have All Supplies by September 2,2014 (the day after Labor Day).
Grading Policy:
All Grades are classified into categories-
Major Grades: Test grades and Projects  50%
Minor Grades:  daily grades for participation and practice worksheets 50%
All work is evaluated on the following:
Follows Directions
Most of the coursework will be completed in class.  There will be homework, such as , studying for a test or taking reference photos for projects.
Make-up Work:  With the "Mega Lunch" schedule this year, students that need extra time to finish projects will be able to do so during this time.  My tutorial times during "Mega Lunch" are as follows:
 Fridays during B lunch time at 11:11-11:41.
If you have any questions or concerns throughout the school year, please feel free to email me at or call me at 817-598-2852 ext.3567.  My conference time is 8th period at 3pm to 3:45pm.  I will try to respond back to you during my conference time. 
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Melanie Overholt
Visual Arts/Art I/Art II Teacher/National Art Honor Society Sponsor
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817.598.2858 x3567