Our Lady of Mercy School
Serving the Faithful Community Since 1955 WCEA/WASC Accredited

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OLM’s Art In Action Program provides a high quality, comprehensive K-8 arts curriculum. Students learn about works of art from cultures around the world, how to look at art using art vocabulary and concepts, and how to express themselves by creating their own unique masterpieces. The program is supported by training classes and online resources, introducing and reinforcing concepts through the program levels and gives students a solid foundation in drawing, painting, and sculpture techniques. The multifaceted lessons develop student’s critical-thinking skills, creativity, visual literacy, self-esteem, and an appreciation of other cultures. The Art In Action Program is taught by classroom docents and parent volunteers and they help the students understand each masterpiece, and transitioning from discussion of the masterpiece to demonstration of the project. At the end of the school year, the students take pride in showcasing their masterpieces!