SMARTS Current Classes

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 Registration opens Monday, May 20

Get creative, get messy, and have a blast while you feed your inner artist this summer with SMARTS Artist in the Making Summer Workshops. These new, short, one-week workshops are a unique arts opportunity that will get you up and moving, meeting new people, and experimenting with visual art, music, dance, theater, or creative writing.  You can explore your favorite art or try something new! These workshops are are taught using the approach of arts integration, so it will challenge you to explore the world, look at different topics, and find ways to pull inspiration from other subjects in order to make amazing art. You’ll learn new ways to see, listen, feel, and think like an artist. No summer brain drain, here. Bring your imagination and let’s have some fun. We can’t wait to see what cool things you create this summer!

SMARTS Students are permitted to sign up for only one summer workshop. Students are welcome to bring a snack and a small sack lunch as there will be a short break during the day.

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Animation: Cartoon Character Development

Check out our students hard work from the Animation: Cartoon Character Development class this Spring. Click here to watch the video.

About SMARTS Classes

SMARTS, Students Motivated by the Arts is a community art school located in the Ohio One Building, 25 East Boardman Street, First Floor, Youngstown, OH 44503, 330-574-2787.

SMARTS classes include Visual Arts, Music, Dance, Theater and Creative Writing. Classes are offered on a first-come first-serve basis via email throughout the year. Prior to being offered SMARTS classes, you must submit an application for each student planning to take classes. Applications are at www.SmartsArtSchool.org.  Currently, these classes are free to SMARTS (PK-12) students. More SMARTS classes will be offered as the year progresses.

SMARTS is a not for profit organization that operates from grants, donations and revenue generating programming. You can support SMARTS by donating, volunteering or purchasing items from the SMARTS Store. Your support will ensure SMARTS future.

 

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SMARTS Admissions Policy

SMARTS wants each student to have the most positive, productive classroom experience possible. The following information and rules have been created to help ensure this. Please read over this contract carefully before you sign and your child sign this digital form.

Applications for classes are accepted year-round. When classes are available, students will be contacted by mail a few weeks before the class starts. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. A waiting list is created if a class is filled. Students are contacted in order from the waiting list if a spot in the class becomes available. The next time classes are offered, students on the waiting list are given first priority. Students without applications on file may not take classes at SMARTS until an application is completed.

If for some reason you know that your student cannot attend one of his/her scheduled classes, you must call 330-313-3031 to notify SMARTS of an approved absence.

Students who miss more than three classeswithout notifying SMARTS will be asked to withdraw from this session of SMARTS classes, giving another student the opportunity to participate.

SMARTS students are expected to arrive on time for their classes. Students who are more than 15 minutes late to class will not be allowed to participate that day.

Students are expected to attend the entire class.

Parents/guardians are responsible for signing out SMARTS students when they are picked up. Students must be picked up on time. If other arrangements are necessary, they must be worked out with SMARTS staff.

Cell phones, handheld video games, hats, food, drinks, or gum are not allowed in the classrooms.

Students are expected to respect teachers, staff, classmates and the SMARTS Facility at all times. If a student’s behavior disrupts class or creates a safety problem, the following will occur:

1st offense: Warning
2nd offense: Conference with parents
3rd offense: Removal from class and withdrawal from SMARTS student rotation for one semester.

The SMARTS President reserve the right to skip offenses, depending on previous actions and safety concerns.

CONTACT US

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SMARTS at Ohio One
25 East Boardman Street, First Floor
Youngstown, OH 44503

330-574-2787 (ARTS)
info@smartsartschool.org