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.
Poetry Residency working with photos to create poems which were bound and printed.
African drumming and student performance.
Performance by national recognized Figures of Speech Theatre.
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.
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.