THERE WILL BE A DANCE THIS FRIDAY, SEPT. 26TH IN THE CAFETERIA FROM 3:30-5:00PM. COST IS $5.00 AND CONCESSIONS WILL BE SOLD. ALL HCMS STUDENTS ARE INVITED.
THE ART FINAL ASSESSMENT/EXAM FOR ALL CLASSES WILL BE ON FRIDAY, OCT. 3RD. STUDENTS SHOULD ALREADY BE STUDYING THEIR BELL RINGER NOTES IN PREPARATION FOR THIS ASSESSMENT/EXAM. AS WELL, STUDENTS SHOULD BE AWARE THAT IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THE FIRST REWARD EVENT THIS SCHOOL YEAR, THEY MUST ACHIEVE AN 83% OR HIGHER ON 3 OF THEIR 6 NINE WEEK EXAMS.
THE REWARD EVENT IS AN AFTERNOON OF FUN FILLED ACTIVITIES FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE ACHIEVING ACADEMICALLY AND FOLLOWING ALL BEHAVIOR RECOMENDATIONS AT HCMS. THIS EVENT WILL BE IN OCTOBER, AFTER FALL BREAK.
FALL BREAK IS SCHEDULED FOR OCT. 13-17TH. There will be NO SCHOOL during those dates.
ART CLUB: WE WILL HAVE AN INFORMATIONAL MEETING THIS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 25TH AFTER SCHOOL FROM 3:30-4:30PM. ALL STUDENTS INTERESTED IN JOINING ART CLUB MUST ATTEND THIS MEETING TO GET AN APPLICATION. ONLY STUDENTS WHO HAVE A SCHOOL RELATED CONFLICT ARE EXEMPT FROM ATTENDING AND THEY ARE TO SEE ME BEFORE THE THURSDAY MEETING SO THAT I CAN GET THE APPLICATION TO THEM ON FRIDAY. APPLICATIONS WILL NEED TO BE COMPLETLY FILLED OUT AND SIGNED BY BOTH STUDENT AND PARENT/GUARDIAN AND RETURNED TO MRS. PULLIAM NO LATER THAN WED., OCT. 1ST.
IN THE ART ROOM: ALL CLASSES BELL RINGERS WILL BE TURNED IN THIS FRIDAY FOR A GRADE AND STUDENTS WILL HAVE A QUIZ OF FIVE QUESTIONS COMING FROM THESE BELL RINGERS.
6th Grade: Students will learn about art of the ancient culture of Asia this week. We will begin on Monday with a study of ancient China. Students will learn how important China was in the evolution of pottery through a reading assignment with follow up questions due on Wed.. Students will use an early form of hand built pottery by modeling a pinch pot from air dry clay. During the last weeks of this class, students will also learn about & practice paper marbling & origami; both art forms originating in Asia.
7th Grade: Students will learn about the ancient cultures of Egypt, Greece and Rome this week. The main focus will be on the art of sculpture and architecture. We will have a reading assignment on Monday with follow up questions due on Wed. Students will plan an architecture project using features from these ancient cultures. Their buildings will reflect a 21st century business using these past culture architectural features on the building model.
8th Grade: Students will learn about the art movement of “Pop Art” from the late 50’s into the early 60’s. They will learn about some of the most famous artists from this movement such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein & Wayne Thiebaud. Students will continue to work on their “Selfie” self portrait reflecting the portraits done by Pop Artist Andy Warhol His portraits were broken down into simple shapes of color. Students paintings will be broken down into simple shapes using a monochromatic color scheme. Students who didn’t finish modeling their masks will finish these up before starting their self portrait painting. All students will return to painting their masks next week when they are dry from the papier mache.
Wayne Thiebaud, Three Machines, 1963, De Young Museum, San Francisco
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***LOOK UP, LOOK DOWN, LOOK ALL AROUND……….now use what you saw to make ART!!!!