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2013 - 2014


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2013 - 2014


Kindergarten - 1st Grade
Created books with artist Marcella Christensen, based on author/illustrator Eric Carle's work.

2nd Grade 
African Dance, Mask Making, with student performance.

3rd Grade
Local History project.
Student Performance.

3rd & 4th Grades
Student Dramatic Performance, incorporating auditions, stage crew, etc.

4th Grade
Kantele (Finnish Harp) Instruction and Student Performance.

5th Grade
Dramatic (Student) Performance.  The students will write a 'playlet' and perform for other classes in the mini-theater.

5th - 8th Grades
Day of the Dead Cultural Activities.

7th Grade
Scientific Drawing.

9th - 10th Grades
Narrative "Islands" Painting.

9th - 12th Grades 
Day of the Dead Family Altars,
Music Programming,
Green Week (Student) Performance,
Special Effects & Make-Up Instruction,
Latin Dance,
Clay,
Advanced Drawing & Painting, and 3D Design.

 

 Magnets made by 5th and 6th graders with Mrs. Moody for Dia de los Muertes.

Magnets made by 5th and 6th graders with Mrs. Moody for Dia de los Muertes.

2012 - 2013


2012 - 2013


PMAG and Kindergarten
Theater Performances and Workshops.

1st Grade
Celebration of the Rainforest Mask Making and Storytelling Through Movement.

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2nd Grade
African Dance, Mask Making & Storytelling.

3rd Grade
Student Theatrical Production "My Home by the Sea" .

4th Grade
Steel Drumming Workshops, Student Steel Drumming Performance, Planet Pan Performance.

3rd - 4th Grades
Student Theatrical Production A Fairy Tale Tale.

5th Grade
Colonial  Studies Embroidery.

5th  8th Grades
Irish Christmas in America performance in Camden Opera House
Maine Steiners Workshops and Performances.

6th Grade
Writing - Putting Voice in Non-Fiction.

8th Grade
Authoring and Illustrating Children's Science Books, Including Sharing Completed work with K-4 Students.

9th - 12th Grades
Art Residencies Including Clay, Painting, and 3D Design.  Latin Dance.

 

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2011 - 2012


Year of the Puppet

2011 - 2012


Year of the Puppet

Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and Multi-Age Year of the Puppet   Students were treated to a multimedia puppet show performance of Pinocchio.  Kindergarten and Multi-age students then participated in a theater workshop with the actors.  1st graders also enjoyed their own puppet-making workshop.  2nd graders created African animal masks, and put on a story-telling-through-movement performance using those masks.

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3rd Grade  
Poetry Residency working with photos to create poems which were bound and printed.

4th Grade
African drumming and student performance.

Grades K-4
Performance by national recognized Figures of Speech Theatre.

5th Grade
Day of the Dead Celebration.  A mini cultural festival to mark The Day of the Dead (“El Dia de los Muertos), a traditional Hispanic holiday when the living happily remember their ancestors and joyously celebrate the continuity of life.

5th 8th Grades
Print Making.  Each quarter throughout the year, students learn a different printmaking process.  Artist Ingrid Ellison introduced the students to ‘gelatin’ prints using Knox gelatin and printer ink.  The prints were mounted on cards and allowed students to create words or phrases that were then displayed at CMCA in Rockport and at the Middle School.

6th Grade
Diablo Rojo Mural.  Students created three large panels to depict the ‘diablo rojo’ buses found in Panama City.  Painted on canvas, the completed murals will be displayed in Senora Moody’s classroom.  Students worked with artist Ingrid Ellison.

9th  12 Grades
Students participated in multiple art workshops including specific art media related to their art curriculum, Spanish Dance, History of Photography, and Advanced Print making. Youth Arts also supported the production of Phantom of the Opera in the fall, bringing in professional artists to teach the students costume design, hair & make-up and scenery work.

FCS students worked with a professional chef to learn sushi making techniques.  Harbor School students participated in an African drumming residency, and Youth Arts supported the Spring Choral Concert accompanied by a chamber orchestra.

2010 - 2011


2010 - 2011


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1st Grade
Puppet Show and Puppet Making.

2nd & 4th Grades
African Drumming (4th Grade) and African Dance (2nd Grade) Residencies.

3rd Grade
Solar System Mobiles.

5th Grade
Drama Residency.

 

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5th  8th Grades
Holiday CD Recording.  Steiners Workshops and Performances.

5th  8th Grades
Students worked together to create a 20 foot-long Mosaic Mural that now graces the Camden Rockport Middle School Cafeteria.  Inspired by the artwork of Eric Hopkins, the mural involved the effort of over 200 students and artistic volunteers Lana Arau, Michele Orne, Ingrid Ellison, Jenn Iott, and Susan Taylor.

9th – 12th Grade
Architectural Renderings. Life Skills Bracelets. Hair & Makeup. Costume making. Art Class Workshops. Dance Workshops. Permanent Outdoor Sculpture. Faux Painting Workshop. Sponsor "Then & Now" Photography Project.

 

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2009 - 2010


Year of the FishES

2009 - 2010


Year of the FishES

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K-4th - Project FishES
Each child made a fish that become part of a permanent kinetic sculpture hanging in the entryway of the new elementary school.  Click here to learn more.

5th Grade
Celebration of colonial times through embroidery.

7th Grade
Discovery of Maine history through writing.

6th – 8th Grades
Horizons Math - Discovery of the math involved with pin hole cameras.

9th – 12th Grades
Exploration of the art of hair, make-up and costume making.

Exploration of the art of pin hole cameras.

Mask making and movement.

Art classes were treated to a variety of mediums this year including printmaking, drawing and ceramics.

Performances
K-12 A fabulous performance at the Strom of Chinese Acrobats. 

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Camden - Rockport Elementary School

2008 - 2009


2008 - 2009


PMAG
Enjoyed telling stories through movement.

Kindergarten
Was exposed to Native American culture & craft.

1st Grade
Used the puppets they made to act out fairy tales.

2nd Grade
Made Mexican food and had a fiesta.

3rd Grade
Created piñatas and celebrated Cinco de Mayo.

4th Grade
Is exposed to the culture and rhythm of Africa through drumming.

5th Grade
Discovers their surroundings through digital photography Experiences colonial times through embroidery.

6th Grade
Creates a permanent mural depicting life of a 6th grader.

7th Grade
Worked with instrument maker to make xylophones to be used in the music department.

8th Grade
Had a fiction writing residency with a local author.

9th – 12th Grades
Created beautiful scenery for the annual musical Experienced various dancing styles throughout the school year.

Youth Arts also supported
Production of “Our Home by the Sea” with Scott Dyer.

Performances
K-3rd  Paperbag Players at the Camden Opera House.
4th-8th Inca Son
8th-12th Break

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2007 - 2008


2007 - 2008


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PMAG
Discovers their place in the world through art and writing.

1st Grade
Experiences the Rainforest with music drama and mask-making.

2nd Grade
Discovers the art of making puppets.

3rd Grade
Paints a mural to depict the history of Camden and Rockport.

4th Grade
Enjoys a week of African Drumming.

 

5th Grade 
Makes a permanent clay mural while studying the global impact on the Gulf of Maine.

6th Grade 
Immersed in Japanese culture through art.

5th – 8th Grades 
Exposed to the culture and rhythm of Africa through drumming.

Youth Arts also supported the following programs
 
6th grade writing workshop with local author.
Seed money for middle school musical review -song writing workshop for middle school music class.

Performances  
 
K-4th grade enjoyed Indian folk musicians.
5th -8th grade were treated to Tap Kids at the Camden Opera House.

Earlier


Earlier


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