February 14

6th grade art uses teamwork to get back on track

At the start of class we had to go over rules Because of our bad behavior yesterday. and we were told that we had to contribute making a clay bowl for the Souper bowl supper. Right now we are working on making coils Ariana debaker, Adam gedion,James bradford,Matt Johnson,and latonya whitburn are helping make coils we even got 18 positives for volunteering to make coils we definitely didn’t start class the best but we ended very very well.

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October 18

Open Studios:Owls

Recently we’ve been working in clay,drawing,or collageing a sculpture of an owl. I’ve gone around the room to find hard working students focused on making their sculpture complete.one of the many key workers is Adam hein. He is working on a jet inside of it he is working on the fighter jets and he’s using paper towel tubes and being very creative. I also see Matt Johnson working on is fantastic clay owl. Since he messed up his previous owl he got the head,then he molded the clay into a ball then he dipped the whole thing in water,then he started rubbing with two hands, then he grabbed another ball of clay,did the same steps,then he started to add decals to the owls body and head those two artists are very creative. We’ve gotten twenty five positive points. That could probably show you how amazing this class is. Recently I’ve gotten the chance to speak with Andrew about knitting. He says first you have to make a loop around the sticks that stick up from the loom,then once you’ve done a full circle around it then you take the bottom pieces of the yarn and put the bottom yarn over the top. And finally I saw Austin helping Andrew with his stick sculpture.
By: Max

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November 24

Soup Bowl Buddies

An Opportunity for 6th grade artists to the give the gift of Knowledge.


6th Grade Students will apply to be a Soup Bowl Buddy.
Soup Bowl Buddies will work together during 6th grade Art Enrichment to teach kindergarten students how to make a clay bowl.
Artists will teach plan writing and sketching, properties of clay, handbuilding methods of clay.

6th Graders will share the idea of Chain Reaction.
The LIONS club gave us money to buy clay materials, I am giving the 6th grade students the opportunity to work in a clay studio, the 6th graders are giving the gift of knowledge, the kindergarten students are giving the soup bowls to the Souper Bowl Sale…What will happen next?

Everyone is invited to attend the Souper Bowl Supper.
What is the Soup Bowl Supper February 8.
6-8 at the High School Commons Area
$5.00 minimum bowls for sale

Students are introduced to the the idea that we are given opportunities because people in our community were generous. It is important to continue this cycle for community growth.