Director's Monthly Memo



    Come and support  Bayonne High School Drama Society Jr. and see Frozen the New Musical!

    August 1 & 2, 2019 at 7 PM and August 3, 2019 at @ PM

    Sara Morgan is 1 of 47 high school students selected nationally to participate in the very first NAfME All National Guitar Ensemble.

    Tyra Cruz and Sara Morgan selected to participate in 2019 NJMEA All State Guitar Ensemble

    BHS Combined Guitar Ensemble, Guitar 3 Ensemble, and Honors Guitar Ensemble all bring home Superior Rating Trophies from Festivals of Music in Hershey, PA.

    BHS Honors Guitar Ensemble wins Top Honors at Hudson County Teen Arts competition.  


    BHS Honors Guitar  





    Tim Craig, Director of Fine & Performing Arts & Business Education











    Timothy Craig
    Director of Art, Music, Drama and Business Education
    Bayonne Public Schools


    Pattie Squitieri



    Fine and Performing Arts Department Mission Statement

    The mission of the Bayonne High School Fine & Performing Arts Department is to cultivate student growth in visual art, dance, music, and theater in a supportive and challenging environment that fosters creativity and innovation. These opportunities will serve to guide and prepare all students to think critically, recognize and appreciate art in all forms, work collaboratively with others, and demonstrate leadership capacity in the 21st century. Motivated arts students will build a strong foundation in preparation for college and career opportunities in the Fine and Performing Arts.

    Fine and Performing Arts Department Goals:

    1. Develop a knowledge base of the Fine and Performing Arts.
    2. Appreciate the aesthetic and expressive value of the Fine and Performing Arts in their historical, cultural, and social contexts.
    3. Develop an understanding of methods, materials, techniques and styles.
    4. Increase comprehension and awareness in the Fine and Performing Arts through problem-solving, critical analysis, and communication.


    The Bayonne Fine and Performing Arts Department includes visual art, music, theater, and dance and seeks to celebrate creativity in all students. Through study, interpretation and execution, students who enroll in courses in the Fine and Performing Arts Department will not only explore the pedagogy of each discipline, but also gain a deeper appreciation of the value of the fine and applied arts in the 21st century global community.