Welcome to

Dwight Rich
School of the Arts

K-8    An Artful Learning School

Dwight Rich 2600 Hampden Drive Lansing, MI 48911 (517) 755-1160

 

  • Engaging students with a Bernstein-inspired “Artful Learning” model of arts integration aligned to Michigan grade level standards.
  • Implementing Project Based Learning based on the BIE model.

Dwight Rich School of the Arts offers unique learning experiences for K-6 students utilizing technology and art labs, along with dance and music studio spaces.

Arts integration is a teaching approach where students construct and demonstrate their learning through an art form. Students engage in a creative process which connects an art form to their subject(s) of study to enhance their understanding. This involves visual, performing, music, media, and communication arts.

 

  • Technology-based learning and arts programming.
  • Art labs, technology labs, dance, music and performance studio space.
  • Content and teaching resources: Project-based Learning, SAFARI Montage, Aldebran Robotics

The four main quadrants of this model encourage and support best teaching practices while improving the manner in which both students and teachers learn.
They are:

  • EXPERIENCE
  • INQUIRE
  • CREATE
  • REFLECT

facilitate Arts Immersion Weeks – engaging students in arts creation and learning through an Artist-in-Residence program that increases student exposure to the arts, culminating in school-based performances and family programs at the Wharton Center.

Angela Jackson, Principal

 

angela.tarry@lansingschools.net

Lamar Wilson, Assistant Principal
lamar.wilson@lansingschools.net

Cat Weaver (She/Her/Hers), Focus Teacher
cathleen.weaver@lansingschools.net

Bridget Tower, Head Secretary
bridget.tower@lansingschools.net

Ash Zvonar (They/Them/Theirs), Attendance Secretary
ash.zvonar@lansingschools.net


School Hours

2021-22 School Year
8:55 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.
Half day 8:55 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

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11,500 Enrollment by 2025
85% Graduation Rate by 2025
90% Attendance by 2025

Title IX - Sex Discrimination/Gender Equity/Sexual Harassment

What is Title IX?

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any District program, service or activity including, but not limited to: educational programs or activities, e.g., extracurricular activities, student services, academic counseling, discipline, classroom assignment, grading, athletics, transportation, etc.

Unlawful Discriminatory Practices Under Title IX

Sexual Harassment (unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature)

Sexual Misconduct/Violence (rape, sexual assault, sexual battery, sexual exploitation and other forms of non-consensual sexual activity)

Stalking (repeatedly following, harassing, threatening or intimidating including by telephone, mail, electronic communication or social media)

Retaliation (adverse academic or other actions against anyone reporting or participating in an investigation of Title IX allegations)

PDF DocumentSexual Misconduct Policy
PDF DocumentSeptember 30, 2020 - Clark Hill Power Point Presentation
PDF DocumentTitle IX Grievance Procedures
PDF DocumentInvestigation Procedures A to Z - November 2, 2020


Reporting Prohibited Behavior

Members of the school district community who believe that a Title IX violation may have occurred, should discuss their concerns and/or file a complaint with the District’s Title IX coordinator:

Michael E. Jones
Title IX Coordinator
titleix@lansingschools.net
(517)755-2832


PDF DocumentHelp Hotline Phone Numbers


You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to:

Mr. Bruce Lankheet
Department of Public Safety Coordinator
bruce.lankheet@lansingschools.net
(517) 755-2030