• Friday, January 18, 2019 — PGCPS — Code Orange: PGCPS schools and offices will open with a two-hour delay.

    EMERGENCY PERSONNEL must report to work on time and are not eligible for liberal leave.

    • There will be no work-study transportation. (Those students should not report to school.)
    • There will be no half-day Early Childhood Center (ECC), half-day Special Education Programs, or half-day PreK.
    • Any other school program requiring transportation prior to 12 noon will NOT have transportation, including Howard B. Owens Science Center, JA Finance Park, and William S. Schmidt Center (Camp Schmidt)
    • All field trips will be cancelled.
    • Food Services will offer breakfast.

    Viernes, el 18 de enero — PGCPS— Código naranja: Las escuelas comenzarán dos horas después del horario normal.

    El personal de emergencia no es eligible para tomar licencia liberal, y debe presentarse a trabajar puntualmente.

    • No habrá transporte para el programa Work-Study. (Esos estudiantes no deben reportarse a la escuela).
    • No habrán programas de medio día, ni en los Centros de Educación Temprana (ECC), o ni los Programas de Educación Especial. Programas del día completo empezaran dos horas demoradas.
    • Todo programa escolar que requiera transporte antes del mediodía NO lo tendrá, incluido el Centro de Ciencias Howard B. Owens, el JA Finance Park y el Centro William S. Schmidt (Campamento Schmidt)..
    • Todos los viajes fuera de las escuelas (field trips) serán cancelados.
    • Se ofrecerá el desayuno
  • Art Department

    Visual Arts Department




    High Point High School: Building Tomorrow's World Leaders


    The Visual Arts Department at High Point High School continues create a culture of excellence where students think critically.  The energy and enthusiasm of our teachers will prepare students for the future, whether they attend an art school or simply gain a better understanding for why art is so important.  Our vision is for art made in the classroom to become part of the school, for the culture of art to grow within the school, and for the community to embrace this artistic transformation.  It is important to highlight he talent at High Point High School and what's even more important is for students to recognize their talents within.


    2015-2016 Course Offerings:* 

    Art 1

    Basic Design

    Art 2

    Basic Drawing & Painting

    Drawing & Painting 1

    Ceramics 1

    Drawing & Painting 2

    Ceramics 2

    Sculpture 1

    Computer Graphics 1

    Sculpture 2

    Computer Graphics 2

    Intro to Photography

    AP 2D

    AP Drawing

    AP 3D

    * Click the course name for its related syllabus.


    At High Point High School:

         Respect for all cultures is essential to creating a unified community.

         All students can achieve high expectations for academic success.

    Successful individuals take responsibility for their intellectual, physical, and social development.


    HP Visual Arts Department 


    "We are connected to one another though time by our creation, works, images, thoughts, and writings.  We communicate to future generations what we are, what we have been, hopefully influencing for the better what we will become."

                                                   -Maya Lin, 
Architect and Designer


    Only an individual can imagine, invent or create. The whole audience of art is an audience of individuals.

                                                              -Ben Shahn 1898-1969


    Please contact the department chair, Idalia Villalobos, with any department related questions.