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SCHOOL OF THE ARTS OFFERS SOMETHING EVERY DAY

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The St. John School of the Arts begins a new trimester Jan. 8 with classes seven days a week encompassing visual arts, dance forms, steelband, piano, jazzercise, quilting, tumbling and the Orff Schulwerk early childhood rhythm and music program.
Orff Schulwerk classes — which teach rhythm, notes, singing and movement utilizing xylophones and glockenspiels,– are being offered at the Julius E. Sprauve and Pine Peace Schools. And dance classes are being taught at the Sprauve and Guy Benjamin Schools.
Three of the adult evening courses — jazzercise, adult steelband and quilting — are offered to the public through the Beacon Schools of the V.I. program at the Sprauve School.
Here's the trimester schedule:
Art I — 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Mondays
Modern dance I — 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays
Tap I — 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Wednesdays
Tumbling I — 3:30 to 4:15 p.m. Thursdays
Art II — 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. Mondays
Modern dance II — 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesdays
Tap II — 4:15 to 5 p.m. Wednesdays
Tumbling II — 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. Thursdays
Adult steelband — 5 to 6:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays
Jazzercise — 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays
Quilting — 6 to 7:30 p.m. Mondays
Adult ballet — 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. Wednesdays
Adult tap — 7 to 8 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays
Adult dance — 7 to 8 p.m. Thursdays
Tango — 8 to 9 p.m. Mondays
Oil painting for teens and adults — 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturdays
Piano (scheduled private half-hour lessons) — 2:30 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays (at Nazareth Lutheran Church), 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays
At Sprauve School, dance classes are offered from 1 to 1:45 p.m. and from 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays.
At Guy Benjamin, an after-school program is offered Mondays (dance) and Wednesdays.
The Orff classes are being offered on the following schedule:
Sprauve School — kindergarten 1 to 1:45 p.m. Mondays; first grade 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. Mondays; second grade 1 to 1:45 p.m. Wednesdays; 3rd grade 1:45 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays.
Pine Peace School — 8:30 to 11 a.m. at Pine Peace; 1 to 3 p.m. at the School of the Arts.
School of the Arts classes are $8 or $10 per lesson, except for piano, which is $21 for a half-hour lesson. There is no charge for courses offered through the school as part of the Beacon Schools program. For registration information, contact school director Ruth "Sis" Frank at 779- 4322 or 776-6777.

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