What will I need to bring to this class? Pencil - Everyday Class fee - $20.00 will cover shared supplies and a sketchbook Old men’s dress shirt or apron to protect your clothing Flash Drive to save your computer assignments
If I want my own supplies can I buy them from the school? You can purchase a kit from Mrs. Montierth for $10.00. In the Kit - Set of 2 watercolor brushes 1 white prisma color 2 erasers 3 drawing pencils metal pencil sharpener watercolor set 1 black marking pen 1 shading tool Pay the book-keeper and then bring the receipt to Mrs. Montierth to receive the kit. YES
When should I bring the things needed for this class? $20.00 Fee - ASAP - If you are having a problem with the fee, please talk to Mrs. Montierth to work something out. Pencil - Every Day starting next class time Old shirt, Apron or Smock - ASAP Flash drive – when you need to save your work
Where can I keep my stuff? You and a partner will be assigned a drawer to keep your class supplies in. YOU will be responsible for the key. Key replacement is $2.00. Never leave your valuable personal items sitting around or inside your drawer. These drawers are easily broken into and not very secure. If something is lost or stolen Mrs. Montierth and Fremont High School will NOT be responsible to replace it for you. (But we will feel really bad for you )
What will I be graded on in this class? Daily Sketchbook Assignments - 20% of your grade Daily Work Points, quizzes, in class assignments - 30% of your grade Projects - 50% of your grade
How do the daily work points work? 20 points per day total 15 points for being on time to class minus 5 points for being late 5 points for cleaning up your own mess and helping with the overall classroom cleanliness. You cannot make up work points! Be here and be here on time. Mrs. Montierth will mark your work points at the end of class based on your work ethic during class. These will be entered daily.
Why do I need a Sketchbook? You will be doing a daily sketchbook assignment which will be given at the beginning of class each day. Sketchbooks will be graded at mid-terms and most are worth 10 points each day. Sketchbook assignments must be IN a sketchbook in order to be graded. They also need to be in order by date. They will be graded on completion, neatness and following directions If you do a SUPREME job on sketches you could receive extra credit.
Do I need to be the best artist to get an A? No- you just need to come every day, complete all the projects, assignments, and sketchbooks - doing your personal best work. If you do all of the above – your artistic skills WILL improve and Mrs. Montierth will be happy to give you the A you deserve. (there are a few opportunities for extra credit too)
Am I allowed to turn in late work in this class?
Yes Most assignments and projects will have a due–date and work won’t be graded until a few days after the due-date. After the project due-date, there will not be in class time to work on projects. After work has been graded you will lose credit for turning in work late one week late – 20% credit loss two week’s late – 50% credit loss more than two week’s late – work may be given some points at Mrs. Montierth’s discretion.
YES Finishing projects not completed during class time. Studying for the State test, online quizzes Gathering references for projects Make-up work for absences
Am I allowed to talk during this class? Absolutely – Quietly & Appropriately/During work time. Mrs. Montierth thinks that learning to get along with other people is one of the most important things you will gain during your Education. However- NOT during instruction. If Mrs. Montierth is giving instruction – talking amongst yourselves and talking out of turn is considered rude and inconsiderate of those around you who are trying to hear.
Am I allowed to get out of my seat during class? Yes – there are times when you will need to get supplies, sharpen pencils, etc. However - It is considered rude and inconsiderate to Mrs. Montierth and other Students in the class to get up and sharpen a pencil, turn on the water, ask for the hall pass or any other sort of disruption, while Mrs. Montierth is giving instruction or any other person is giving a presentation or demonstration. Try to remember your good manners
Can I invite my friends from other classes to come to this class? No However – if you have a valid reason for doing so, such as, in the event we have a guest artist they would like to see, your friend must get permission from their teacher in writing – prior to coming to our class. You also need to ask Mrs. Montierth for permission before inviting them to come.
Can I leave the room and go hang out in another art room nearby? NO You will be disrupting another class and you will be marked truant.
What are the Hall Pass Rules Ask Mrs. Montierth before you use it, sign out on the hall pass sign out sheet on the counter by the door. You must be in class for ten minutes before you can use it You can’t use it during classroom clean-up at the end of class. You have a five minute time limit. If you abuse the use of the hall pass, you will not be allowed to use it for the rest of the term
Can I use a Cell Phone in this class? No If you do, it will be taken from you and given to administration. You could be suspended for having a cell phone in any part of the school
Can I use any other electronic devices in this class? Yes – only for art purposes No – Against School Policy
Can I bring Food and Drink to this class? Yes – within reason – remember this is an art class and food has the potential to ruin artwork. You can bring a small snack and a drink in a bottle with A screw on lid. However – no food or drink is allowed by the computers
Will I be allowed to use the classroom computers? Yes, for things you need in this class Finding references creating projects taking quizzes No, for things not needed in this class playing games reading or writing e-mails shopping looking at anything not related to the curriculum in this class
Can I Print things for other classes or personal things not related to this class? Yes- but you will be charged for the cost of the paper and the ink Prices Vary
What things will affect my Citizenship Grade? Being late to class Truancy Being disrespectful Being wasteful of art supplies Leaving messes and not helping with general classroom cleanup Not making good use of class time Not doing your work Inappropriate computer usage Inappropriate language
What are my first assignments for this class? 1. Bring in signed disclosure 25 pts 2. Answer questions about disclosure on paper in handwriting 20 pts 3. Pay class fee 50 pts All due by the end of this week
Where do I turn in my assignments? Each class has a turn in drawer. It is at the end of the counter next to the door. Where do I pick up my graded work? Each class has a graded work drawer. It is in the row of drawers at the end of Mrs. Montierth’s desk.
Have you ever heard of SkillsUSA? It is a student organization called a CTSO (like a club) ANYONE Taking any Skilled and Technical Class is eligible to join. Extra credit will be given in my class for joining. (Cost $20.00) Mrs. Montierth, Mr. Paskett, Mrs. Sagers and Mr. Ellertson are advisors We have monthly activities, service projects and Local, Regional, State and National competitions that you can compete in. It’s a great way to make new friends and get involved. There are competitions which demonstrate career skills as well as competitions which demonstrate leadership skills. More Information to Come
Did you know….. that you can letter in Art? You can get the forms from any art teacher. You need to maintain good grades in your art classes You need to have taken at least three semester art classes You need to enter shows and get an award or be published You need to have good attendance in all classes Keep this in mind throughout the year And work towards it.
What should I be working on if I am interested in being the Fremont High Visual Art Sterling Scholar? First and Foremost – Your art! All applicants will have to display their best work. (any media is accepted) You will also need to - keep up your grades in ALL classes have good citizenship in ALL classes take the ACT show evidence of leadership show evidence of community service do well in the interview process - work on your knowledge of art concepts and art history enter art shows and win awards meet all application deadlines
Fremont High’s Annual Art Show Springville All State High School Art Show Weber State’s Northern Utah High School Art Show Weber District Art Show Ogden’s Festival of the Arts High School Art Show Weber County Fair Utah State Fair
Yes Howl Chronicles SkillsUSA Advertising Design SkillsUSA Pin Design SkillsUSA Promotional Bulletin Board SkillsUSA Photography FHS Art Department T-shirt Design FHS Planner Cover Design FHS Graduation Commencement brochure design Standard Examiner – Design an AD contest