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Fine Arts

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Michelle Force

Fine Arts Coordinator

Annie Howard
Asst. Fine Arts Coordinator

Emily Gifford
Theatre Manager


"The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind... artists, inventors, designers, storytellers, caregivers, consolers, big picture thinkers." Daniel Pink, A Whole New Mind

Students throughout the Adrian Public School system have the chance to develop their artistic gifts through Adrian Public Schools commitment to the fine arts.

All buildings have dedicated art, choral and instrumental music rooms. The high school has a 630-seat state-of-the-art theater which is used for performances beginning with elementary school students.


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Arts for All

As part of the curriculum, APS provides elementary music and art classes to all K-5 students. Students in 6th-12th grade can enroll in Band, Choir, Orchestra, and a variety of Visual Arts classes. Adrian High School offers 2D Design, Ceramics, 3D Sculpture, Jewelry, Painting, IB Art, Photography, and Studio Art. Additionally, AHS students may elect Piano, Guitar, Drama, and Dance.

Beginning at Elementary grade levels, students can participate in exciting Drama Programs that will have young students performing at the High School 'PAC'. Students at  Springbrook Middle School and Adrian High School, desiring to expand their horizons even further, have the opportunity to participate in musicals and plays in the amazing Julianne and George Argyros Performing Arts Center.

Adrian Public Schools is proud to have partners as well as host presentations by local, national, and international artists, dancers, and musicians.

There are also a myriad of after-school programs and field trips at all levels which cater to the artistic and performance curiosity of students of all ages.

ASEF Fine Arts Scholarships are available for a variety of camps and enrichment programs. Interested students can apply here: ASEF Fine Arts Scholarships

Theater Productions

"PUFFS, or Seven Increasingly Eventful Years at a Certain School of Magic and Magic"
- November 17-19

"The Addams Family"
- April 18-21


"Seussical, Jr."
- February 1-3

Michener Elementary Musical
   "The Jungle Book Kids"
<Curtains have closed - GREAT Job everyone, what a great Show>

Alexander Elementary Musical
   "Junie B. Jones The Musical"
- March 15 6:30pm and March 16 1:30pm
 @ Julianne and George Argyros Theater at Adrian High School

Prairie Elementary Musical
  "Drama Club Perfomance (TBD)"
- May 3rd

Lincoln Elementary Musical
   "Drama Club Perfomance (TBD)"
- May 23-24



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Emily Gifford

Theater Manager

Mike Brink

Middle School Art

Jennifer Eichorn

Elementary Art

Andrea Miller

High School Art

Sara Youtsey

Elementary Art

Scott Leake


Ken Kintner

Theater Technician

Steve Antalek

Middle/High School Choir

Victoria Beagle

Middle/High School Art

Michelle Force

Middle School Choir

Aaron Mykeloff

High School Band/ELM Music

Jacquese Miloser

Elementary Music

Barb Schenck

Elementary  Music

Leslie Rubio

Middle/High School Orchestra

Sheri Powers

Middle School Band

Annie Howard

High School Art

Tanya Smith