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Our Humanities

Our Humanities

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

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SPIRIT ANIMALS + COIL POTTERY

SPIRIT ANIMALS + COIL POTTERY

This has been an exploration of tribal communities within North America…focusing on individual culture as related to the natural landscape and the relationship of indigenous people to regional areas.

STREETS OF BOSTON: FIFTH GRADE

STREETS OF BOSTON: FIFTH GRADE

The culmination of our study of Colonial America and the Revolutionary War: We focused on the seeds of democracy and the development of the constitution and human rights. We explored the importance of newspapers and early printmaking, as well as poetry, spoken word, art for […]

THE AWAKENING OF THE BAMBOO FOREST

THE AWAKENING OF THE BAMBOO FOREST

Fourth grade delves into storyboarding, music making, creating puppets, rehearsal and collaborative choreography in their production of “The Awakening of the Bamboo Forest.”

FOURTH GRADE EXPLORATION OF CALIFORNIA MISSION LIFE

FOURTH GRADE EXPLORATION OF CALIFORNIA MISSION LIFE

Fourth grade traces the establishment of the Californian missions in relation to natural resources and the agricultural ecology of our vast region. We focus on the indigenous contribution to mission life.


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.