Art Events

Art Shows and Art Happenings: 2017-2108

August 29th: High School Art Club Meeting: During high school lunch in room 132. Junior High Art Club Meeting: After school from 3:15-4:15 in room 132  


September 24th: Jr. High and High School Art Club: Booth at Art in the Park hosted by Northern Valley Art League.

October 6th: Art I- Art IV:Dia De Los Muertos at Sweet Spot:Show will be up until November 5th. Click for more info

October 12th: AP and HONORS: U-PREP ART Show Opening at Vintage. Show will be up until Dec 2017.Click for more info

October 27th: Junior High and High School Art: Club Carnival with ASB

November 8Th: All art students and Ms. Wilhelm’s Art: ARTs Alive at SCOE: Show will be up until December 2017.

November 13th: All art students: California Upland Game Bird Stamp Art Contest: Entries will be accepted until December 4th.

December 2nd: Field Trip to the Crocker Art Museum. Hosted by High School Art Club. Open to art students Art II and above for $20 a spot.

January TBD: Art I: Famous Artist Student Art Show: Open to Art K-8: Entries Due Jan 4th.

January 29th: AP and HONORS: Art in the City Opening. Show will be up until May.

February 2nd: All art students: HeART Art Show at Sweetspot. Show will be up until March 4th.

February TBD: All art students: Celebration of the Arts at U-PREP. One day only!

March TBD: Art I and Art II: Middle School Juried Art Show (6th-8th) at Shasta County Arts Council. Show will be up for 3 weeks.

April TBD:  Art II- AP: High School Juried Art Show (9th-12th) at Shasta County Arts Council. Show will be up for 3 weeks.

April 8th-14th: Open to ALL STUDENTS: Crime Victims’ Rights Week Art Show TBD. Show will be up for 3 weeks.

May 1st: High School Art Students: Annual High School Congressional Art Competition. Winners work goes to Washington DC.

June TBD: Open to ALL STUDENTS: Whiskeytown Paint Off. Put on by the Friends of Whiskeytown. Plein Air Competition. Open to all ages. 18 and under free and 19 and over $25 entry fee.

***Please note: Additional art happenings may be added to this schedule.


Art 2, 3 and 4 Syllabus

Instructor:  Lura Wilhelm:  Email:  [email protected]  Phone:  245-2767 Ext:  16132

Course Description:

In this class we will be exploring art through sketchbook activities, life skills and projects.  We will be drawing, painting, working in 3D, multicultural art and printmaking in this class.  We will explore a variety of techniques and mediums.  Projects will be related to the state of California and National Common Core Art Standards, elements and principals of design as well as cultural and historical concepts attributed to art.  Each project will have a main objective as well as a rubric with set guidelines directed towards a final grade.   


Each student is able to use any materials present in class.  Though we are unable to ask for a lab fee, we would like to ask you for a donation for your child’s use of materials in our classroom.  This contribution is not required but without donations our program will not be able to create the projects needed for your child’s success in the fine arts.  The art department needs to buy materials for each student participating in art throughout the school year.  Please contribute $35.00 for the first and second semester (note: this contribution may be written as a donation on his/her taxes).  We appreciate your generosity as it helps to keep our program strong.  If there are any issues and you are unable to contribute, please see me privately and arrangements can be made. 

**How to donate?  You may bring check or cash to the U-Prep cashier.  There they will give you receipt.  I will need a copy of the receipt in order to keep track of the Art Department Account in order to buy supplies when needed.  Remember, all donations are 100% tax deductible and anyone can donate.  We would gladly take donations for other students in the class

**To get our art classes started with new supplies this year, we ask you to please bring your donations by the end of the 2nd week of school.  If you are contributing in check please make your check payable to U-Prep.  If you are donating with a check, please write your student’s name in memo section.                                                                                                                           

Classroom Behavior:

  1. Be on time and prepared to work
  2. Follow class rules and system
  3. Be respectful of school property, artwork of others, materials, peers and instructor
  4. Follow all school policies
  5. Use proper language:  No swearing or vulgarities.  Ethnic, gender, and religious discrimination will also not be tolerated.
  6. A pass is always necessary to leave a room                                                                                                                                                                   



Discipline Level(s):

1st time will be a warning.

2nd time will be either a seat change/conference or a referral with a phone call home or           

asked to sit outside class until able instructor is able to talk with student.

3rd time will be a referral

4th time will be a trip to an administer with a phone call home


If problems persist, sever discipline will result in a conference with an available U-Prep Administration, student, parent/guardian, teacher and counselor.

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