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Our Humanities

Our Humanities

ART. LIBRARY. SCIENCE. MUSIC. HEALTH. THEATRE.

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THE SPOOKY

THE SPOOKY

From carnivorous plants digesting their prey with powerful enzymes, to the wondrously shocking trees of the world, to the skeletal structure of dinosaurs, this week we take a closer look at the spooky aspects of our studies!  

MAPPING OUR BEDROOMS

MAPPING OUR BEDROOMS

Looking at photographs of our bedrooms we begin to map out our spaces in mixed media assemblages. We notice the configuration of objects in space and recall the colors and shapes that surround us.        

SIGNS IN THE ROCKS

SIGNS IN THE ROCKS

…a Second Grade study of fossils and impressions in clay…

PUPPET PREP

PUPPET PREP

  WhAt mAKeS You UUUUUUU??? Brainstorming a plan for a self portrait puppets in library; we sketch out book covers and self portraits.

READING A WORLD

READING A WORLD

  “People are storytellers – they tell narratives about their experiences and the meanings that these experiences have for their lives.” – Joseph Cornell This year we will explore the kindred expressions of art, language, and storytelling through our school wide theme : Stories All […]

RAW MATERIALS ART SHOW

RAW MATERIALS ART SHOW

RAW MATERIALS Art is born of the observation and investigation of the natural world. -Goethe Both art and science attempt to understand and describe our world. This year’s art show, Raw Materials, focuses on materials as utilized through art, geology, landscape, and environment. These natural […]

NATURAL FORMS

NATURAL FORMS

Kindergarten sun prints, tree collages, and cellular impressions explore natural forms.  

MYTHICAL CREATURES

MYTHICAL CREATURES

MYTHICAL CREATURES. SIXTH GRADE Designed, drawn, sculpted, and formed with the natural world in mind, each of these beasts possesses an attribute that controls a natural element.

PATTERNS + PALETTES

PATTERNS + PALETTES

Second Grade studies African mud cloth and textile pattern. We translate bright palettes onto palm fronds to make vivid masks.

BEAUTIFUL EVIDENCE

BEAUTIFUL EVIDENCE

BEAUTIFUL EVIDENCE: PHOTO TRANSFER ON CANVAS AND WOOD (hand-colored) Fourth and Fifth Grade students describe a single natural object through still life photography using various perspectives. Areas of interest were explored and transformed through a photo transfer process and the application of watercolor.  


THE NOISES WE CAN BUILD

THE NOISES WE CAN BUILD

These soft hollow clay constructions will one day be fired into hand held noise shakers. We try to imagine how our soft clay beads will one day ping off the insides of the dry fired clay. Shells, rocks, animals and fossils inspire us! These natural organic objects inform our designs as we play with the relationship of sound and construction, experimenting with the size relationships between beads and shape. Covering the little balls in powder will keep them from sticking to the insides of our forms so that they can roll and knock to our beats later on.