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Coyote Cavern Productions

Coyote Cavern Productions continues to provide high-quality youth theatre to the Calavera Hills community. Under the leadership of Director Katie Gardner and the support from the Kids Are Worth a Million Fund-Raising Committee of the Carlsbad Education Foundation, students in grades 3rd-8th have performed in such musicals as:

The Wizard of Oz, The Music Man, Annie, Once Upon a Mattress, Hello Dolly, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, Fiddler on the Roof, Oliver, and Bye, Bye Birdie.

This year's production is sure to continue the proud history of musical theatre at Calavera Hills Elementary and Middle Schools.

Art in Action

Art in Action is a part of CHE's instructional art program. Each month, an in-depth study of a specific artist allows students to learn and practice the standards for visual arts through a variety of media. Oil pastels are used to create beautiful Edgar Degas-like dancers; chalk and pen are used to paint western landscapes reminiscent of Frederick Remington, and black tempera "ink" became the medium for Chinese bamboo drawings of Katsushika Hokusai.

Supported in full by our PTA, parent volunteers are needed for each classroom. Your commitment is two hours per month -one for training and one to teach students art in the classroom. If you are interested in becoming an art volunteer, please contact our Art in Action chairperson, Margo Clarke.