Saint Jeanne De Lestonnac School

Fine Arts

Developing the Whole Child:

Education in Life…and for Life

 

Jeanne de Lestonnac was one of several pioneer saints whose philosophy embraced the education of the whole child. Saint Jeanne de Lestonnac School provides numerous opportunities for students at all grade levels to complement their academic achievement with both curricular and extended-curricular enrichment.

 

The Instrumental Music Program

The SJDL Lancer Band (grades 4-8) no previous training required (See link for detailed information and sign-up registration form.)

 

The SJDL Recorder Ensemble grades 2-4(See link for detailed information and sign-up registration form.)

 

The Christmas Mass Caroling Choir (grades 1-8)

 

Both liturgical and cultural dance

 

Visual Arts Displays and Local Area Competitions

 

The After-School Theater Arts Program

 

Showtime: two all-inclusive talent/variety shows, one in November and one in December which are open to students preschool through grade.

 

The Annual Spring Musical/Play open to all grades three through eight: examples of such performances include: Disney’s Aladdin, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Music Man, Oklahoma, The Wizard of Oz, Disney’s Peter Pan, The Sound of Music, and Annie.

 

The SJDL School Theater provides the most powerful and transformational venue for students in grades preschool through grade eight. Public speaking, poise, stage presence, and confidence in front of an audience all promote the education of the whole child. In the 650-seat school theater the students take part in the preparation of seasonal, religious, or curriculum related assemblies and celebrations including:

The Child Mary

The Lancer Band and Recorder Ensemble Demo & Sign-Up Assembly

Thanksgiving Prayer Service

December 8th Holy Day of Opportunity

November 1st All Saints’ Day Liturgy

The Saint Jeanne’s Family Christmas Evening Caroling & Liturgy

The New Year’s International Liturgy

The Festival of the Nile

Medieval Times and European History

The Imagination Machine Creative Writing Assembly

Living Biographies of Famous Historical People

The Class of 2017 Pin Ceremony Speeches

The May Crowning

Cultural Assemblies, e.g. The Chinese Acrobats

Puppet Shows that promote positive socialization

The MDHS Academy Honor Band Recital

The SJDL School Annual Spring Concert