Middle School Art
The associated arts are also an important part of the overall middle school curriculum in Norwell. A variety of classes are offered to support student development in creativity and critical thinking. These courses include Two-Dimensional Art, Three-Dimensional Art, Clothing and Construction, Foods and Nutrition, Video Production, Technology and Engineering Education, Problem Solving, Library Skills, Performance Band, and Chorus. In these classes, students are provided with opportunities to learn technical skills while exploring and expressing their individuality and intelligence. With the goal of creating well-rounded lifelong learners, the associated arts program strives to offer something for everyone.
Dorothy Bazan, is the Norwell Middle School art educator. She has been educating students in the arts for over 25 years. She is also one of the founders of the South Shore Regional Middle School Art Exhibition shown at The South Shore Arts Center in Cohasset.
Meg Kent, has taught for over 25 years. She graduated from Framingham State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics and a minor in Art. She completed her Master’s degree in Education and Education Administration from Eastern Nazarene College. Prior to taking a position in Norwell in 1996, Meg worked as a host and Quasar representative on Microwave Cooking at a local cable station, and as a teacher in the Weymouth school system. Currently, she teaches Foods and Nutrition, Clothing and Textiles, and TV Production at Norwell Middle School.