The arts are very much a part of the core curriculum at Waterside, with all students participating in visual arts and music classes twice a week. In addition to these classes, a variety of opportunities are available to students for further exploration and development of their artistic talents. These opportunities include:



  • Waterside Strings Ensemble sponsored by Project Music, weekly violin lessons and ensemble rehearsals
  • 'Side Notes a 4th and 5th concert band playing jazz, funk and blues featuring trumpets, saxophones, clarinets and flutes
  • Private and semi-private piano lessons
  • Advanced Chorus for 4th and 5th graders


Poetry and Drama

  • Grade Level Dramatic Productions, related to social studies curriculum
  • Annual all-school musical