"Whereas one of the most important areas of learning is art in all its forms - for although we must strive to prevent self-annihilation, life is not worth living without the arts"

Auditions for the Spring Musical

Auditions for the St. Francis Players’ Spring Musical, Guys and Dolls, will be held on Friday, December 2nd from 3:30 to 5 PM and Saturday, December 3rd, from 10 to 11 AM in the Alumni Hall Theatre.
For further information, go to the St. Francis Players Information page at http://www.stfrancishigh.org/webpages/skuram/index.cfm?subpage=347226.

Fall Auditions Announced

Auditions for the fall drama - The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 - will be held on Wednesday, September 14th from 2 to 3 pm and 7 to 8 pm in the Alumni Hall Theatre.
The audition will consist of reading from the play.

The Spring Musical

The spring musical for the 2011-2012 theatre season at St. Francis will be the classic Frank Loesser show, GUYS AND DOLLS! The show will be performed on March 16 - 18, 2012 in the Alumni Hall Theatre.
Details concerning auditions and rehearsals will be forthcoming.

The Fall Drama

The fall drama for the 2011-2012 theatre season at St. Francis will be the comedy murder mystery The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940 by John Bishop. The show will be performed on November 12 and 13, 2011 in the Alumni Hall Theatre.
Details concerning auditions and rehearsals will be forthcoming.

Mr. Chris DeVries joins the St. Francis Fine Arts Staff

Mr. Christopher DeVries has joined the St. Francis faculty as the instructor in General Music, Chorus, and Advanced Chorus. He will also assume the leadership of the Male Chorus.
Welcome Mr. DeVries!

Class of 2011 Fine Arts Awards

The following Fine Arts awards were presented to members of the class of 2011 at this year’s Baccalaureate Mass and Commencement Exercises:

Drama Award - Nathan VanRemmen
Visual Artist Award - Joseph Sam Garra
Creativity Award - Michael Menard
Artist of the Year - Ian Liedke

In addition, Soo Wook (Johnny) Kim was presented with the School Service Award and Kevin DiMatteo received the Man of the Year Award. Both were very involved in Fine Arts activities throughout their career at St. Francis.

Congratulations to all our student artists!

PAVAS Induction

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PAVAS Inductees 2011

39th Annual Fine Arts Awards Banquet


The St. Francis High School Fine Arts Department honored 181 students for their commitment to and participation in the performing, visual and literary arts at the school's 39th annual Arts Awards Banquet held on May 15, 2011 at Romanello's South Restaurant.
A crowd of over 230 persons were in attendance at the banquet to honor students who received minor and major letters and service bars, recognizing their participation in the school's Fine Arts program.
Twenty six students were inducted into PAVAS (The Performing and Visual Arts Society) and sixteen seniors received Special Senior Service Awards.

Fine Arts Banquet

The banquet to honor all our student artists will be held on May 15th at Romanello’s South Restaurant beginning at 4 pm.

Spring Concert

The Spring Concert will be held at St. Francis on April 6th at 7 pm in the Alumni Hall Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public.
In addition to the performances, a display of student art will be featured.