The Pegasus arts program gives students the opportunity to explore their artistic talents, whether through the visual arts, music, or theater.
Pegasus has a renown arts program that provides opportunities for students to discover their inner creative talents. Lower School students participate in visual arts, and music and movement rotation classes. Younger students are introduced to different types of materials, media and techniques while the older students expand upon their passions and talents as they improve their confidence. Pre-K through fifth graders perform in both the Winter Concert and Spring Shows.
In the Middle School, students have the option to choose arts electives. A variety of arts courses are available, including fine art, digital art, music, dance and theater. There is a special Middle School Theaer Arts performance in the winter and another in the spring.
Ivette has worked across all grade levels, including first and second grades, middle and high school. In sum, she brings over five years of teaching experience. Ivette also worked with children (ages 5–12) at Mission: Renaissance Fine Art Classes and with adults at the National Institute of Arts & Disabilities. She obtained a B.A. in Art, with an emphasis in oil painting, from the University of California, San Diego and teaching credential from California State University, Hayward. She also studied ancient and contemporary art history and Spanish film at the University of Barcelona. Ivette’s hobbies include anything art related, reading, writing poetry, baking, traveling and snuggling with her cat, Enoki.
Lindsay was welcomed to the Pegasus community in 2007. She earned a B.S. in Art Education from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. During her tenure at Miami University, she studied abroad at the University of Sydney, Australia. When not creating or teaching about art, Lindsay enjoys traveling, camping, yoga, going to the beach, and playing scrabble.
Suzanne is an artist and designer, and has spent the last seventeen years using her artistic skills in the fashion industry. She earned a B.A. in Art History and Fine Arts from the University of Southern California and a degree in Fashion Design from F.I.T. in New York. She is from Southern California, lived and worked in NYC for eight years and in Biarritz, France for two and a half years. She is currently enrolled at Cal State Long Beach earning the Single Subject Teaching Credential in Art. Suz is passionate about art and supporting the youth. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, reading, practicing yoga, cycling, and spending time with her two children.
Cheryl joined Pegasus in 2003. She has over 20 years of teaching experience at all grade levels, including elementary, middle and high school. Cheryl has performed with professional choral groups and has directed numerous after school productions. She is affiliated with the American Orff Schulwerk Association and the American Choral Directors Association. Cheryl loves that Pegasus students are willing to take risks and try new things. She also appreciates that Pegasus students are supportive of one another which allows for a more productive learning environment because the students are able to appreciate each others’ strengths and differences. While not teaching, Cheryl enjoys camping, gardening, traveling, reading and spending time with her family.
The Pegasus School is a coed, non-profit, nonsectarian day school in Huntington Beach, California, that serves students in pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. A Pegasus education equips bright, motivated students to achieve future academic success and make a positive impact on society.