• CHS students got to use the traditional pit firing method for the first time in May 2017. The pit was built as part of a grant recieved by Tamara Foster.

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  • Our art program begins with Art I. This course is the pre-requisite for all other art classes. It is an introduction of all media as well as the Elements and Principles of Art and Art History. After completing Art I, students have the option of taking:

    * Ceramics 2 and 3          

    * Drawing 2, 3 and 4                                           

    * Graphic Design 2           

    * Painting 2 and 3                                               

    * Photography 2               

    * Sculpture 2 and 3

    * AP Drawing                   

    * AP 2D Design                                                   

    * AP 3D Design


    All art students have the opportunity to compete in VASE and the CHS/Kolarik Art Show, with the winners advancing to our CVISD Art Show.


    The art program has grown steadily over the past few years. We have 6 art specialists on staff. Our teachers are very dedicated to the success of our students and offer additional studio time after school.


    Art staff:

    * Tamara Foster              

    * Germain Quintanilla                                          

    * Cynthia Diaz                                                    

    * Gilberto Martinez           

    * Constintine Lopez

    * Andrew Scott