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Painting Self Portraits With iPads

Today our fifth grade art students are painting self portraits using the iPad camera and Sketchbook Express. They are learning about layers, color sampling, and opacity…and doing a GREAT job!  

Art After School…YAY!

Art After School…YAY!

Join me for two great Enrichment classes this Spring! Art Club: Calling all art lovers! This club is open to all students who love art. Most activities will evolve based on the interests of club members. Possibilities include clay, murals, origami, Manga, mosaics, outdoor art, marbling, and large art projects that will be enjoyed by […]

Youth Art Month At Miscoe Hill On MAEA Website

Youth Art Month At Miscoe Hill On MAEA Website

Our Youth Art Month at Miscoe Hill video has been posted on the Massachusetts Art Education Association website. Go to the Youth Art Month page and click on YAM Around Mass…http://www.massarted.com/yam.html The Mendon Upton Town Crier did a nice job covering our involvement in the YAM at WAM (Youth Art Month at the Worcester Art Museum) […]

MCAS Stress Buster

MCAS Stress Buster

While our school was as quiet as freshly fallen snow as students took the MCAS standardized test yesterday morning, the afternoon was filled with the noisy chatter, busy hands, and brightly colored yarn of finger knitting:

Tomorrow Is The First Day Of Spring!

Although it may not seem it today, tomorrow is the first day of spring. Imagine your child’s art on a coffee mug filled with jelly beans as a spring gift for a loved one. Coffee mugs are on sale 40% off at Artsonia right now! Here is the link to our gallery: http://www.artsonia.com/schools/school.asp?id=66276

Life Is Not A Multiple Choice Test

The arts teach children that problems can have more than one solution. There is so much that we teach in school that has a right answer. Life is not a multiple choice test… Click on the photo to watch the Art Speaks video…

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

May you have all the happiness And luck that life can hold – And at the end of all your rainbows May you find a pot of gold…