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Monica O'Neill
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Carton2Garden @ Rossview Elementary
This year we have been working hard on a new garden project at our school. It has been a lot of fun and a lot of work, but totally worth it. We had the local newspaper come out and do an article about our project. Here is a link to the article and a little ...

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Hallway Decoration
I saw this adorable idea on https://cassiestephens.blogspot.com/ and asked her permission to post this after I used her idea. I painted this impressionist style hallway display and am hanging student artwork in the windows of the buildings. Thanks Cassie St...

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Pinwheels for Peace
Our school has a tradition of celebrating the International Day of Peace with our annual pinwheels for peace ceremony. It is always a big hit and a great way to remind students to be peacemakers on a daily basis. I use the pinwheel lesson to teach using sym...

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Last one...Arts in school night
4th grade learned about South American art and was one of my favorites because the artwork turned out so colorful! we did bird masks, weavings, Tropical bird paintings, and metapec suns. 5th graders did north America and their projects also turned out very ...

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Arts in school
3rd grade students did African art projects. We learned about the many fiber arts of Africa, made plaster masks, and Tribal art. Some of the teachers even created projects with their individual classes!

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Even More Arts in school night!
Here are some more pictures! 2nd grade learned about Asian art. We created Gyotaku Fish prints, Chinese dragons, warm & cool colored Koi, and Moon lanterns. I use the Legend of the dragons gate story to teach students about the symbols behind koi fish in As...

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More Arts in school night
I have so many pictures of our art show I am posting again! Here are some pics of our 1st graders work. They studied European art and artists. We learned about Vincent Van Gogh, Claude Monet, Castles, the Eiffel Tower. We also studied the Lascaux Caves and ...

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Arts in school Art Show
In May we always have our annual school art show. This year we did continents as a theme and each grade level studied about different cultures and their art. Art club made hot air balloons out of paper mache and had toilet paper food sculptures. So, we turn...

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Youth Art Month
Every year our district works with the public library and art teachers choose student work to hang at the library for the month of March. We call it our YAM show fr Youth Art Month. I have some great artists this year so it was so hard to decide what to tak...

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Carton 2 Garden contest
My art club kids have been collaborating with our recycling team to create a recycled garden. We used milk cartons from our cafeteria and all kinds of recyclables to create a rain forest themed garden. We are amazed at the progress in which our plants are g...
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