Open to students age 4 by January 1st
Thursdays, 11:15am - 1:40pm (Lunch Included)

"Intellectually, art criticism introduces the process of logical and creative thinking"
La Petite Masters enrichment program is designed to develop and increase children's love for art and artistic expression though painting, sculpting, drawing and various other mediums. Children will develop a love of art through a variety of mediums as well as an appreciation and awareness of great artists from past and present. Included in this program will be opportunities for both informal and formal encounters with art.

Through their classroom experiences children will meet the fine arts and visual arts standards of the Illinois Early Learning and Development Standards. Children will take what is useful to them and apply it to their everyday lives.

Through art explorations children will ignite their creativity and develop self-confidence and self-expression. They will develop the ability to aesthetically respond to various works of art, begin to develop a language for simple art terms, experience color, shape, texture each week using natural materials, as well as various mediums such as paint, clay, chalk, charcoal, waters colors;

Students will develop skills that include visual perception, critical thinking, language acquisition, vocabulary and problem solving. The will explore and appreciate the unique styles of various modern and impressionist painters such as Andrew Wyeth, Salvadore Dali, Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir, Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh and many others! A wonderful class to bring out the inner artist in your child!

Upcoming Events


Friday, Aug. 23, 7-9pm
Parents Furniture Move-in Party – All Parents Welcome!

Saturday, Aug. 24, 9am-1pm
Classroom Work Party - Building & Grounds Committee; All Parents Welcome!

Monday, Aug. 26, 7-9pm
Classroom Work Party - Building & Grounds Committee; All Parents Welcome!

Monday-Thursday, Aug. 26-Aug. 30
Teacher Orientation & Room Set-up


Tuesday, Sept. 3, 6:30-8:30pm
Mandatory Parent Orientation & Curriculum Night

6:30-7pm – JFM2 in Red Room

7-8pm – All Parent Orientation – Kettering Hall (1st Floor)

8-8:30pm – Juniors in Red Room, Seniors in Blue Room

Wednesday, Sept. 4
9:00am – 11:00am
Junior and Senior Classes – Abbreviated Day of School

Thursday, Sept. 5 8:45am – 11:15am
Senior and Junior Class – First Full Day of School

Friday, Sept. 6, 9-10am, 10:15am-11:15am
JFM2 – Open House

Monday, Sept. 9, 9:00am – 11:00am
JFM2 Monday – First Day of School

Week of Sept. 16
Enrichment Classes Begin this week

Sunday, Sept. 22, 4:00 – 6:00pm
Back to School Picnic – The Community House - Kettering Hall


Thursday, Oct. 10, 7pm
Fall Wine & Cheese Board Social & Parent Ed. Presentation by Susan Stutzman, MA, LCPC, RPT Kids Matter Counseling
HCP Board Meeting to follow presentation.
All Parents are Welcome to Attend!

Thursday, Oct. 10
HCP Picture Day – All Classes

Monday, Oct. 14
NO SCHOOL – Columbus Day
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