For the past decade, Salem has housed a magnificent Fine Arts program. The Salem Marching Band has won over two hundred awards and various honors due to the dedication of it's teachers. The Choral department has received a ranking of Superior in multiple categories. The Salem Theatre has been recognized state-wide and nationally at the Georgia State Thespian Conference and the International Thespian Festival, respectively. The Art department has developed student skills and decorated the commons area with it's fantastic student art. The school is known for the top-notch Fine Arts department. For the school to remain a school that creates standards for other high schools, the Fine Arts Department must be recognized as an integral part of the curriculum and an important part of the education of its students.