Arts News, February 27

Students Develop Range of Woodworking Skills

The woodworking studio teaches lessons across a broad range of students each day. In first grade, students recently completed work on some very colorful pencil holders which they designed and created. Students in grades seven and eight are making progress on learning the intricate art of wood carving. Check out the photos to see the students' progress!

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Arts News, February 6

Mural Helps Set the Scene in Fourth Grade​

Fourth grade is creating a mural in their classroom, a collaboration between the art teacher and social studies teacher. Earlier this year, the students were given the challenge to create a design for a backdrop for the storytelling corner that is set up in their classroom year-round. The storytelling traditions of Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece, and creative writing are all part of the fourth grade curriculum.

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Arts News, January 24

First Grade Builds Skills in Woodshop

First grade students are finishing up their pencil holder projects. The project encompasses many of the skills that these students have learned since the start of the school year including sawing, nailing, gluing, sanding, and painting. The project further challenged the students by adding new skills–measuring with a ruler, marking using a speed square, and making holes using the drill press.

Arts News, January 9

Fifth Grade Rehearses for Class Play

The fifth grade got right back to work after the break and are rehearsing for their class play, The Reluctant Dragon. This week, in addition to learning their lines and perfecting their characters, the students began learning the blocking of the play's scenes. The Reluctant Dragon will be performed on Friday, January 31 at 8:50 a.m. in the Palandjian Arts Center. We hope to see you then!