Republic High School Fine Arts Department

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  • Fine Arts Department Overview

    Secondary Fine Arts Program of Republic is designed to provide students with the opportunity to succeed artistically as an individual and as a member of the Music Arts and Visual Arts through practice, creativity, dedication, discipline and teamwork. The Secondary Fine Arts Program is committed to helping students develop a level of artistic growth that will enhance their quality of life and enable them to become lifelong advocates of the arts. 

    Teacher Information





    Dan Altis
    417-732-3650 ext. 5176

    • Band
    • Jazz Band

    Jared Brown
    417-732-3650 ext. 4012

    • Band

    Chandler Cooper
    417-732-3650 ext. 5300

    • Concert Chorale
    • Concert Singers
    • Mixed Chorus
    • Music Appreciation
    • Tiger Tones

    Craig Edwards
    417-732-3650 ext. 5174

    • Band
    • Percussion

    Holly Goodwin
    417-732-3650 ext. 5297

    • Art Foundations
    • Art Photography 1 & 2
    • Art Portfolio
    • Painting 1 & 2

    Kate Hemphill
    417-732-3650 ext. 5128

    • Advanced Acting
    • Intro to Drama

    David Krudwig
    417-732-3650 ext. 5128

    • Acting
    • Intro to Drama
    • Stage Construction
    • Stage Design

    Dina Shisler- Department Chair
    417-732-3650 ext. 5148

    • Art Foundations
    • Drawing 1 & 2

    Lee VonAllmen
    417-732-3650 ext. 5147

    • Art Foundations
    • Ceramics 1 & 2
  • Specific Course Information

    Graduation Requirements: 1 Unit of Fine Art credit is required for graduation.



    Band- Instructor permission.


    Jazz Band- Instructor permission and audition.


    Concert Singers- Permission from the middle or high school choir instructor.


    Concert Chorale- Instructor permission.


    Tiger Tones- An audition or teacher recommendation is required to take the class, and singers must take Concert Chorale simultaneously.


    Acting 1 - Successful completion of the Introduction to Drama course and Teacher recommendation
    Advanced Acting - Successful completion of Acting 1 course and Teacher recommendation
    Stage Design - Successful completion of the Introduction to Drama or Stagecraft Construction courses and Teacher recommendation