Pleasant View Visual and Performing Arts Academy
Budding artists will not find a better learning environment than Pleasant View Visual and Performing Arts Academy.
Art is far more than just a class at Pleasant View. It is experienced around the clock in a variety of exciting ways.
How is creativity encouraged?
Beginning in kindergarten, Pleasant View students are encouraged to express their creativity and explore their artistic side. Students have the opportunity to discover and fine tune their talents through drawing, painting, singing, dancing, acting and playing a musical instrument.
What is the curriculum like?
Pleasant View has full-time, highly trained professionals who teach students the foundation of their artistic craft and then help and inspire them to stretch their talents.
Creativity is infused throughout the curriculum at Pleasant View, as teachers bring math, science, and history to life by interweaving their lessons with drama, art and music.Students soak up important core concepts without even realizing they’re learning.
What makes Pleasant View special?
- A K-8 building where students can continue their art-themed learning experiences at the same site for elementary and middle school.
- Concerts, plays, recitals, and musicals are part of Pleasant View expectations.
- Partnerships with local art organizations and visiting artists add to Pleasant View students’ creative experience.
- With a middle school enrollment limited to approximately 160 students, Pleasant View students get the attention they need, which boosts academic performance and enjoyment.
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The Lansing School District has been awarded nearly $63 million in several different federal grants to support Magnet Schools and a new Teacher and School Leader (TSL) Incentive Program.
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 nonconsensual 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)
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.
Dr. Mark Coscarella
You may also report any form of sexual misconduct to the Public Safety Department:
Ms. Cordelia Black
Director of Public Safety