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Our magnet programs in the fine arts build on academics to give students opportunities for creative expression. Young artists work together to produce high-quality performances, publications, and exhibitions that reflect their understanding of the arts, develop their critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, and enhance their self-esteem. 

The Sports Medicine and Fine Arts Academy provides an opportunity for students to develop their abilities in dance, gymnastics, and lifetime sports while maintaining academic excellence. Sports science studies include anatomy, kinesiology, and nutrition. Athletic training lessons include prevention and care of injuries and first aid certification. Students may also participate in an Athletic Trainer program.

Our programs are:
  • Music - Band and individual instruments with multiple performance opportunities (Ryan Farr, rfarr@houstonisd.org)
  • Sports Medicine - Individual sports, kinesiology, nutrition, CPR certification, Camp Olympia and other opportunities (Brittney Hoover, brittney.hoover@houstonisd.org and Jeremiah Farley, jeremiah.farley@houstonisd.org)
  • Dance - Multiple genres and styles, beginning choreography,individual and group work, performance opportunities (Grayson Steed, grayson.steed@houstonisd.org)
  • Gymnastics - Floor, mat, and bar work, individual and group work, performance opportunities (Grayson Steed, grayson.steed@houstonisd.org)
  • Technology Arts - Coding, multimedia and web  design, esports, gaming, hardware, networking, showcase opportunities
  • Visual Arts - Drawing, painting, graphics, calligraphy, sculpture, metalwork, showcase opportunities

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