Visual & Performing Arts

Mission Statement

The Johnson Central High School Visual & Performing Arts Department embodies the belief that the arts hold transformative potential. Our coursework and extracurricular opportunities elevate the social culture of our school community, empowering our students to bridge borders through participation, intellectual exploration and leadership development within the arts. We our widely renowned for excellence in theatre, vocal and instrumental music, visual arts, and dance.

Johnson Central High School offers coursework in more than 17 Humanities specific disciplines. We employ teachers that teach a wide range of classes to meet the needs of our growing artists at JCHS.

Beyond coursework, our school has extra-curricular programming in Theatre, Concert and Competitive Marching Band, Choir, Competitive Dance and a Competitive Speech and Drama team. JCHS offers performance opportunities year round. Our students compete in District and Regional Band, Concert Festival, and Honor Bands year long. Our Choir students earn spots in the All District, All Regional, and All State Choirs each year. Our Dance Team travels each year in performance and competition. This year they traveled to Tennessee to perform for the Tennessee Titans Football game.

Opportunities abound at Johnson Central!


Visual Art Courses

Studio Art
Advanced Studio Art
Two Dimensional Design
Design for the Internet
Web Page Development
Introduction to Media Arts
Studio Directing and Performance
Advanced Production Design
Media Arts Internship

Performing Art Courses

Introduction to Band
Advanced Chorus
Arts and Humanities: A Survey
Film Literature