Public school music teachers get creative during the pandemic

Lucy Stone, a sixth-grader at Bayshore Elementary, says that she likes the virtual setup. “I like doing it online because he can give each one of us …

“I’m extremely fortunate in that my staff and my administrator recognized how important the arts are,” said Johnston. “We were originally told that specialists, meaning visual arts, physical education, music, health, they wouldn’t be allowed to deliver their content, it would be delivered by a generalist. So, our PE teacher would be responsible for a grade level, and he’d teach the music lesson, the art lesson, the PE lesson, the health lesson.”