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The Department of Fine Arts and the Department of Health, PE & Athletics work collaboratively in support of our Dance Program.  Students enrolled in dance are taught in a professional studio located on campus in the Senior High School.  Dance students are provided various opportunities to perform including a dance recital at year’s end.  Enrollment and participation meet the New York State requirements for Physical Education Credit.

5-Unit Arts Sequence

Students may substitute a 5-unit sequence in the Arts for the 3-unit foreign language requirement to earn a Regents diploma-advanced designation. See your school counselor for more information. If you have questions or would like more information about the Fine Arts Department please contact Jeff SmithDirector of Fine Arts.

Expectations for Class

  • Come to class on time and prepared.
  • Participate to your fullest.
  • Use appropriate language and actions.
  • Cooperate and work together.
  • Try your best, never give up!
  • Have fun! 

Janelle Hernandez
SHS Intro to Dance/Dance II

Classes Offered

Note: Dance II and Dance Excel students perform at the end of the year Dance Recital in June. There is no performance piece tied to Intro to Dance.

Four students wearing matching CC Dance t-shirts and smiling