Rio Grande Enrichment Studies L.L.C.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Traditional * Tutorial * Christian Education
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Electives offered for grades 8-12 on Tuesdays




Tuesday Electives

8:00-10:30 am

  • Auto Mechanics Applied Science
  • Spanish 1
  • New Mexico History (Fall only)
  • Elements of Creative Writing
  • Painting in Three Mediums - Watercolor, Acrylic, and Oil

11:00-1:30 pm

  • Rocketry
  • Spanish 2
  • Drawing & Sculpture
  • Theater Elements (Fall)
  • History of World War 2 (Spring)
  • Yearbook

2:00-4:30 pm

  • Concert Choir (audition only)            
Descriptions of Selected Electives:
RGES Concert Choir - Tuesdays 2:00-4:30 pm
     This choir is for the more advanced singer/musician.  The required audition will consist of singing Amazing Grace, rhythm reading, tonal memory test, range assessment, interval recognition (written), and note names (written).  Class size is limited to 30.  We hope to have many performance opportunities.  (Those students selected for All-State Choir will not need to audition.)  Please email Mrs. Mouchet (
Pottery & Clay Sculpture
     Students learn coil and slab building techniques as they create basic pottery forms.  Plaster casts give a grasp of volume.  Students create a mold using their hand from which they make a cast.  As skills improve, sculptural projects are assigned with units in animal anatomy and forms, as well as the human head and portraiture.
Mr. Waid Griffin has taught art classes for RGES for more than a decade.  He has a BFA in painting and drawing from Texas Tech and earned a MM in Theory and Composition also from Texas Tech.  He is a professional painter and a member of Rio Grande Artists Association, and Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters of New Mexico.  His studio is located in Albuquerque.