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  • At the BATESVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT, our Fine Arts department offers a wide range of programs that encompass visual arts, vocal and instrumental music, and drama. Students are immersed in art beginning at Batesville Preschool, up to 12th grade at Batesville High School Charter.




        • 2022-2023
          • Spring Choir Concert, "Let's Go to the Movies" • Performance and Award Photos
          • State Festival (BHSC) • White River Now article
            • Concert Choir, Superior ‣ 93, 93, 94 Sweepstakes Winners • 4th in division
            • Bella Voce, Superior ‣ 94, 95, 95 Sweepstakes Winners • Best in 5A Treble • Best in 5A Overall
            • Chamber Choir, Superior ‣ 92, 95, 96 Sweepstakes Winners • Best in 5A Mixed • Best in 5A Overall
          • Regional Assessment
            • BHSC ‣ Concert Choir, Superior 92, 92, 95 • Bella Voce, Superior 94, 94, 95 • Chamber Choir, Superior 94, 96, 98
            • BJHSC ‣ earned Superior for on-stage performance and music literacy skills
          • Festival Concert
        • 2021-2022Winter Concert






        • 2022-2023
          • May 4Orchestra Concert • photos
          • March 9 • Spring Classical Concert
            • Advanced Orchestra • photos
              • Cello: James Cherwien, Sara Johnson (12th)
              • Viola: Ava Jeffrey, Kenna White
              • First Violin: Matilda Appleget, Addison Dover, Henry Kempf, Lydia Montgomery
              • Second Violin: Riley Hodge, DeShun Micholson, Alana Rogers, Silas Rudisill
              • Third Violin: Patrick Cargill, Jardi Vasquez
            • High School Orchestra • photos
              • Cello: Levi Davis, Sara Johnson, Elianne Marin, Carsyn Pfitzner
              • Viola: Tabyn Ward
              • First Violin: Daisy Fuentes, Colton Scott, Asher Stroud
              • Second Violin: Kevin Carroza, Isabella Gutierrez, Tiffany Hamilton, Lexie Tozer
          • Dec. 6 • Christmas Concert
        • 2021-2022






        • 2022-2023
          • June 5-9 • Theatre Summer Camp • Sign Up Here
            • Presented by the BHSC Theatre Department
            • Monday - Friday, 9 am - 3 pm • Performance on Saturday (Time TBA)
            • Available for 4th-6th Grade and 7th-12th Grade
            • Cost: $60 per child or $50 for siblings (lunch and a T-shirt are provided)
            • Have any questions or concerns? Please get in touch with Joey Kaar at jkaar@gobsd1.org
          • BHSC ‣ "Guys and Dolls Jr." • photos
          • BJHSC • "Plucky Pie Murder" • photos
            • Cast: Daniel Arevalo, Lexi Bledsoe, Hayvin Duran, Carolyn Franks, Aubrey Hardy, Emersyn Hanson, Miley Gillihan, Sophie Krug, Alana Pool, Andrey Perez, Riley Roberts, Carmen Solis, Keena White
            • Crew: Lacey Caughran, Kristyn Goodman, Eden Johnson, Alana Springer
            • Directed by: Ms. Shelbi Wiltz
            • Play by: Dara Murphy (guilty and not-guilty verdict)
          • BHSC ‣ "Fire Exit", November 17-18
        • 2021-2022: "Charlotte's Web", November 19-20, and "You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown", April 22-24
        • 2021 Theatre Students



        • 2022's "Fire Exit" Performance • Arkansas Thespians Festival (State)
          • Ranked Superior (7 out of 31 received the rank)
          • Moriah Beyer - Personal Superior for Costume Construction, Best in Show for Costume Construction, and Honor Thespian Award
          • Derek Medina - Personal Superior for Musical Theatre Performance
          • Charlie Ann Wade - Personal Superior for Musical Theatre Performance
          • Sophia Bridgers - Personal Superior for Musical Theatre Performance and All-State Cast Award
          • Chase Kerlin - All-State Cast Award
          • Amelia "Mia" Roberts - All State Crew Award (for Stage Manager position)


        Arkansas Thespians

      Visual Arts

      • May 22 - August 5 • Batesville Area Young Artists (BAYA) Juried Exhibition

        • BHSC art students, Brianna Nava and Sarah Stair, had their artwork accepted to be judged for the Awards Reception on June 8th, from 5 to 6 pm.
          • Pictured below from left to right: "Fernweh" by Brianna Nava, "Forgotten", "Sailing in the Blue" and "Winter Blue" by Sarah Stair
        • Hosted by Lyon College at the Kresge Gallery in the Alphin Building • click here to view the map

        BAYA Art Exhibition - Fernweh by Brianna Nava   BAYA Art Exhibition - Forgotten by Sarah Stair   BAYA Art Exhibition - Sailing in the Blue by Sarah Stair   BAYA Art Exhibition - Winter Blue by Sarah Stair


        BHSC Art Students display their work at Awards Night
        Click here to view the Art Gallery (Facebook)


        BJHSC Advanced Art students entered art for the ASU Museum's Art Exhibition: Through a Child's Eyes
        Hayvin Duran placed 1st in the 7th-grade division and Ella Davis placed 3rd in the 8th-grade division. Facebook postInstagram post

        2023 Through A Childs Eyes - Hayvin Duran first place in 7th grade division  2023 Through A Childs Eyes - Ella Davis 3rd place in 8th grade division

        BJHSC art students entered their works of art for the VFW Auxiliary National Illustrating America Art Contest
        Madelynn Appleget won first place, Kora Trivitt was awarded second place, and Koda Perez received third place in the contest. All three winners will be presented a prize at a meeting in May at our local VFW branch. Madelynn's artwork will go to the district level next month for judging.

        Madelynn Appleget - 1st place VFW 2023  Kora Trivitt - 2nd place VFW 2023  Koda Perez - 3rd place VFW 2023


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