GATE Classes

Gifted and Talented Education program classes for WJUSD.

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Upcoming WJUSD GATE Classes

  1. Large Watercolors

    starts: Friday February 22, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 2:00 pm
    where: Zamora - Room 17

    Sign up 2/28/2019

    Six weeks of creating large watercolor paintings will be an exciting adventure for you! You will learn how to plan out a drawing, and paint it using watercolor techniques that make your art come to life! Be sure to bring a snack, a bottled water, and a smile!

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  2. Ancient Art

    starts: Monday March 4, 2019 from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm
    where: Tafoya - Room E2

    Sign up 2/28/2019

    Students will learn about art from prehistoric times to Ancient Egypt.  Students will learn about line, texture, form, pattern, shape and value. Students will draw, paint, and sculpt with different art techniques to bring the past back to life. 

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  3. Cool Color Class!

    starts: Tuesday March 5, 2019 from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm
    where: Prairie – Room C-3

    Sign up 2/28/2019

    We will take a spin around the color wheel using mixed media forms of art to explore basic color theory including primary, secondary and tertiary colors, working with complementary colors and color harmony. This will not be a DULL time! Get ready for a lot more than just red, blue and yellow!

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  4. Perspective Drawing & Painting

    starts: Tuesday March 5, 2019 from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm
    where: Room 17

    Sign up 2/28/2019

    Have you ever seen a drawing that looks like you can walk right into it? Wouldn’t it be great if you could learn how? Well, this is the class for you! After you have completed a drawing, you will learn how to paint it, too! Be sure to bring a snack, a bottled water, and a smile!

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  5. Jewelry Making

    starts: Wednesday March 6, 2019 from 1:45 pm to 3:45 pm
    where: TBD

    Sign up 2/28/2019

    Learn the fun art of jewelry making. We will explore some basic jewelry design techniques and learn the Japanese Kumihimo braiding technique. We will also explore some bead weaving. 

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  6. Creating with Clay

    starts: Thursday March 7, 2019 from 3:15 pm to 5:15 pm
    where: Beamer - Room 21

    Sign up 2/28/2019

    We will be using different ceramic techniques to create a variety of projects.

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