In elementary art classes, students will explore many different aspects of visual art. Students will let their creativity flow by engaging in activities such as drawing and painting with various materials. They also learn art vocabulary, explore the work of many different artists and art movements, and learn to appreciate art as it enhances our world.
- Discovery Lab Club/STEAM
- Girl Scouts
- At Girl Scouts, “Can I?” quickly turns into “I will!” as girls transform their ideas into action, turn their questions into adventure, and grow their confidence through practice. Girl Scouts, which is centered around science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM), the outdoors, life skills development, and entrepreneurship, will help put your daughter on a path to a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success!
- Boy Scouts
- In Scouting, boys and girls start with their best right now selves and grow into their very best future selves. It’s fun, hands-on learning and achievement that puts kids in the middle of the action and prepares them for today – and for life.
- Student Council
- The student council helps share students' ideas, interests, and concerns with teachers and school principals. They often also help raise funds for school-wide activities, including social events, community projects, helping people in need and school reform.
Burroughs Elementary School
1924 N Martin Luther King, Jr Blvd
Tulsa, OK 74106
In elementary music classes, students will learn and practice the basic fundamental elements of music such as sound, melody, harmony, rhythm, and expression (dynamics, tempo, articulation). Students will engage in singing, playing instruments, responding to music with movement, and connecting with various cultures through music. These classes will help students develop creativity, self-expression, and problem-solving while creating music together as a team. These classes will also provide students with performance opportunities, which will help them develop a sense of ensemble, tolerance, perseverance, and rigor—enabling them to be well-rounded citizens of our global society.
Instruments students use:
- Frame drums
- Orff instruments
- Drum set
- Rhythm sticks
- Jingle bells
- Egg shakers
- Steel tongue drums
Burroughs students in 3rd through 5th grade have the opportunity to take part in the Carnegie Hall Link Up program. Students learn to sing and play an instrument in the classroom which they will later use to perform with the Tulsa Symphony Orchestra.