ARMES (Arts Reaching Middle and Elementary Schools) is a tuition-free program for gifted and talented students in grades 4-8 who live in Greenville County. Classes in Drama, Dance, Strings and Visual Arts are offered after school once or twice a week, depending on the discipline. ARMES Dance, Strings, and Visual Arts classes are offered at the Fine Arts Center and ARMES Drama classes are offered at the Sterling School.
The on-line nomination process will be available from February 1 to April 20, 2012, for students applying for the 2012-13 school year. Any interested student must first be nominated for the ARMES program by a parent, teacher, adult or peer. Students may also nominate themselves. The audition process will be held in May, and nominated students will be notified by the teacher of their discipline with an audition date and time.
If you are interested in more information, please visit the FAC website. Click on the "Choose Department" menu on the right side of the screen and click on "ARMES.”