Visual Arts

See you at Empty Bowls

See you at Empty Bowls

See you at Empty Bowls this week!  It’s Wednesday March 7th from 5:00-7:00 pm at Bumps/Buttermilk.  $10 donation for Lift Up.  Please be sure to bring cash or check to the event.  We don’t accept credit cards. If you signed up to volunteer or donate desserts thank you!  You can send your food donations to ACS Wednesday morning.        

Empty Bowls, Mark Your Calendars and Please Volunteer

Empty Bowls, Mark Your Calendars and Please Volunteer

Please mark your calendars for the annual Empty Bowls dinner on March 7th from 5-7 pm. Empty Bowls brings together 3 schools through art to raise money for hunger awareness.  This year please join us at Bumps on Buttermilk with over 600 handmade bowls from Aspen Middle School, Aspen Country Day School and ACS to raise money for Lift Up. Come enjoy a simple meal of soup, bread and dessert with live musical entertainment. Last year we were able to donate over…

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Square 1 Art Orders

Square 1 Art Orders

Parents, Square 1 Art order packets are going home today and tomorrow during conferences.  They will also be sent home next week Monday, November 6th and Tuesday, November 7th during art class.  Participating in the ordering phase of Square 1 Art is an important way to support your child.  You not only are supporting their success in art by having their artwork printed on memorable items, you are also supporting the ACS visual arts program. …

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Fall Conferences and Square 1 Art

Fall Conferences and Square 1 Art

I hope to see you next week in the art room for fall conferences.  There is not a schedule so please make some time to stop by before or after your child’s conference.   I will be passing out Square 1 Art catalogues as well as showing original pieces that students worked on.   Don’t forget to come by!    

Calligraphy and Classroom Climate

Calligraphy and Classroom Climate

During the first week of school 3rd and 4th grade students learned the art form of Tibetan Calligraphy from the Monks visiting from the Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery.  Students in grades 1-6 have been learning about this art form while practicing brush control and painting techniques.  Grades K-8 have also been working on setting up a classroom climate and establishing routines in the art room.  We are focusing on ART!  A (always do your best), R…

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