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Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday December 11, 13, 15

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday December 11, 13, 15 Preschool: Kindergarten: Students named and pointed out subject matter with details. They described different ways that an artwork expresses an emotion. First: Students learned how to blend pastels. They integrated warm and cool colors while measuring the subject matter on the paper. Second: Students ...

By | 2017-12-15T09:45:21+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Categories: Encore|

The Homeless Project, Journey to Bethlehem, and Invention Convention

Journey to Bethlehem Kindergarten - 3rd graders used geospatial technology to investigate the journey to Bethlehem.   Invention Convention & Character Animation 4th - 6th graders worked on their Invention Convention prototypes and character animations.   The Homeless Project & Christmas Coding 7th - 8th graders worked on prototyping and testing for The Homeless Project. ...

By | 2017-12-14T22:11:01+00:00 December 14th, 2017|Categories: Encore, Our Campus|

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday December 4th, 6th & 8th

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday December 4th, 6th & 8th Preschool: Students created a pastel drawing of Baby Jesus. Kindergarten: Each student designed their own three dimensional angel. They were asked “What is an angel?”. We talked about the fact that angels bring messages from God. First: Each student recognized and analyzed connections ...

By | 2017-12-08T08:03:43+00:00 December 8th, 2017|Categories: Encore|

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday November 27th, 29th and December 1

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday November 27th, 29th and December 1 Preschool: Students created a Christmas Tree Pattern. They looked at patterns in nature and identified simple colors. Kindergarten: Students learned about the technique of “Collage”. They generated ideas based on observation, memory, , imagination and experience. First: Students selected the art and ...

By | 2017-12-01T12:19:59+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Encore|

The Homeless Project & Scratch Animation

Scratch Basics Project Kindergarten - 1st grade worked with Scratch using loops, movement, color, and talk bubbles. Holy Family Travel Solution 2nd - 3rd grade worked with TinkerCAD to solve a Holy Family travel solution. Scratch Animation Backdrop & Invention Convention Prototype 4th - 6th grade worked with Scratch to create an animation using different ...

By | 2017-12-01T08:29:22+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: Encore, Our Campus|

Robotics Turkey Escape & Scratch!

WeDo Robotics Kindergarten, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade worked on robotics solutions for a turkey escape! Scratch & TinkerCAD 4th and 6th grade worked on Thanksgiving Scratch and TinkerCAD projects.  

By | 2017-11-20T16:34:56+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: Encore|

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday November 13th, 15th, & 17th

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday November 13th, 15th, & 17th Preschool: Students explored a range of art concepts and constructed a Turkey displaying the art element of texture. Kindergarten: Students recognized and pointed out similarities and differences in their artwork. They learned the art element of “Texture”. First: Students in Mrs. McCarthy-Reed’s class ...

By | 2017-11-17T07:27:38+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Encore|

Native American Coding & Invention Convention

Invention Convention & Thanksgiving Scratch Kindergarten - 5th grade students worked on Thanksgiving Scratch projects, as well as Invention Convention! Students brainstormed and began prototyping their ideas. Native American Coding & Geospatial Projects 4th - 5th grades worked on Native American coding using Scratch or Native American Geospatial projects.   Python Room 6th - 8th ...

By | 2017-11-16T13:46:33+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Categories: Encore|

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday November 8th, and 10th

Visual Art Update for Wednesday & Friday November 8th, and 10th Preschool: The cross-curricular theme this week is “Eat Healthy” ( Respect for your Body). In art class students produced a collage of made of food. We discussed healthy food and human dignity. Kindergarten: Mrs. Kautzman’s class finished their spider webs while practicing fine motor ...

By | 2017-11-10T08:09:23+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Categories: Encore|

Scratch Thanksgiving & Python Room!

Scratch Thanksgiving Kindergarten through 3rd grade worked on their Scratch Thanksgiving projects.   Python Room 4th - 5th grade continued their work on Python Room, specifically variables. 7th - 8th grade worked on their Python Room study guide.   CCP GIS: Students worked on imagery analysis lab using Landsat 8. CSE: Students completed Exam 2 Midterm! ...

By | 2017-11-09T10:27:11+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Encore|