Hyde Park Schools is proud to provide our students with opportunities to use their God-given talents to shine. From Elementary all the way through High School, we offer courses and programs that allow students to excel in the creative culture of the arts. Whether holding a paintbrush or standing in the spotlight, HPS students discover the passions, talents, and interests that will capture them for a lifetime. 

Some of our High School Fine Arts offerings include Choir, Digital Art & Media, Film Studies, Guitar, Music Lab, Musical Theatre, Piano, Theatre Performance, and Visual Arts.

Our Middle School offerings are Art, Band, Worship Band, Choir, Theatre, and Piano.  


HS Fine Arts Leadership

List of 6 members.

  • Photo of Will Scott

    Will Scott 

    High School Fine Arts Department Chair/Teacher
  • Photo of Mason Rausch

    Mason Rausch 

    High School Theatre Arts Teacher/Drama Director
  • Photo of Tonya Axworthy

    Tonya Axworthy 

    Registrar and Prancers Director
  • Photo of Virginia Vaughan

    Virginia Vaughan 

    High School Art Teacher
  • Photo of Stephanie Toepoel

    Stephanie Toepoel 

    High School Choir Director/Piano Teacher
  • Daryl Cardosa 

    High School Fine Arts Teacher


ES & MS Fine Arts Leadership

List of 5 members.

  • Photo of Bob Hand

    Bob Hand 

    Middle School Choir and Worship Band Director
  • Photo of Karen Wheeless

    Karen Wheeless 

    Elementary Music Teacher
  • Photo of Jennifer Ayres

    Jennifer Ayres 

    MS Art Teacher
  • Photo of Gary Frock

    Gary Frock 

  • Caroline Brands 

    Art Teacher


High School: High School Musical


Middle School: The Big Bad Musical


Elementary School: Blast Off! Musical


Hyde Park Schools admits students of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, or religious affiliation, to all rights, privileges, programs and activities available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, creed, color, national or ethnic origin in administration of its education policies, scholarship, athletic, or other school-administered programs.