Curriculum, Instruction, and Study Trips

VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS
 
TEXTBOOKS
  • SRA    Art Connections
  • Pearson Scott-Foresman   Making Music

 

CALIFORNIA CONTENT STANDARDS
 
MUSIC AT MURDOCK
 
At Murdock, 5th and 6th graders have an opportunity to participate in a weekly instrumental music band class taught by the Spring Valley Middle School music director. Learn more...
 
This year, Murdock PTA is sponsoring a weekly music program for all students grades K-5 which is funded through the PTA Exercise 4 Education (E4E) fundraiser and the Spring Fling fundraiser. Learn more...
 
VISUAL ARTS AT MURDOCK
 
At Murdock, students have opportunities to explore the visual arts using a variety of media including watercolors, pastels, cut paper, and collage. Art lessons are taught by classroom teachers and art docent lessons are led by parent volunteers. Learn about the art docent program...
 
PERFORMING ARTS (DANCE & THEATER) AT MURDOCK
 
Students have opportunities to experience cultural arts performances at assemblies and classroom performances. Dance and theater arts classes are also available to students through Murdock's extensive after school club program. Many Murdock students participate in Peter Pan Junior Theater which got its start in 1970 to meet the needs of talented students within the La Mesa - Spring Valley School District. Auditions are open to students throughout the La Mesa - Spring Valley School District.