Studio to School

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American Music Program Progressions

Year Four reflection: Our year four of Studio to School was one of great transition as well as progress. Unexpectedly,…

Shared Vision and Skilled Arts Educators

Reflection E-Journal Assignment #12 In year four we measured the growth of Fishtrap Story Lab with quantitative data as we…

Reflection #10

In 2020, we see our community’s arts education looking like our current Music Matters program on steroids.  We envision that…

The Dreaded Rubric Pilot Project Reflection by Lindsey Gillette

Reflection #11 What was the rubric process like for your team? The process was akin to paying quarterly taxes at…

In the year 2020: Reflection #10

Thank you for writing such joyful, thoughtful and creative responses for Reflection #10. They were engaging and energizing to read,…

Elkton Arts Education in 2020

What will arts education look like in your community? What’s the story you want to tell about your project’s impact?…

Future of Arts Education for David Douglas SD community

“What we see in our future of arts education in 2020 in the David Douglas School District community…” When team…

All Together Now, Everybody In!

The Band Together project embodies our belief that every single student should have an engaging and inclusive place to create…

Reflection No. 10 — The future of music education in Lincoln City

We are tempted to be conservative, when forecasting the state of arts education in Lincoln City, just three years into…

E-Journal Post #10 – Future of Arts Education in Sisters

Sisters is a unique community. For over 20 years Sisters Folk Festival has been working diligently to create an arts-based…

E-Journal Post #10

Imagine that it is the year 2020. What will arts education look like in your community? Arts education in the…

Reflection #10 Our Future

S2S Project Team: Three Rivers/Illinois Valley RiverStars Performing Arts Imagine that it is the year 2020. What will arts education…

Sunset School in 2020

My how time flies. It is now the fall of 2020. It has been over a year since the formal…

Years Five, Six and Beyond… Fishtrap Story Lab and the Digital Age

Years Five, Six and Beyond… Fishtrap Story Lab In short, Wallowa County’s students are graduating or entering their school years…

Hello, from the future Oaklea Middle School! (Journal #10)

Dear 2017 Studio to School Team, Hello, from the future! It’s been a few years since our official, paperwork-documented partnership…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #10 – 2020 Vision and The Power of the Media

Power of the Media: Arts Education in 2020 Media has the ability to shape what we consume, what we wear,…

The Future is Bright! Peninsula and Caldera Reflection #10

       Peninsula elementary school has invested in providing a comprehensive arts curriculum for its students for the past…

Harney County year 2020 – E-Journal 10

Reflection 10 – Looking to the Future in Harney County  

Reflection 10 – Looking to the Future

   The 2020 LPMS Performing Arts Program Plan Students attending La Pine Middle School in 2020 may choose as electives…

Harney County – Journal Post #9

S2S Principle #3) Honor the diverse perspectives, experiences, and contribution of all involved. Please click the link below. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EKdD29MdC9h8YFxDfvCX1J4mfBMKaJKyDMntCLpgwfA/edit?usp=sharing  …

Reflection #9: Stella, Laura and Steelhead in Whychus Creek.

Our story begins with Stella, a first-grader at Sisters Elementary School. Stella is an inquisitive, excited and “always-seeking-learning” kind of…

Principles at Play – Reflection #9

Thank you for the many thoughtful posts in response to Reflection #9. We enjoyed getting a check-in from programs, and were pleased…

Reflection #9 – Making a Difference

Reflection #9 – Making a Difference In 2013 Sunriver Music Festival Director Pam Beezley and La Pine Middle School Principal…

Honoring Jenn

  Principle #3 Honor the diverse perspectives, experiences, and contribution of all involved. Principle #4 Engage experienced and skilled teaching…

E-Journal 9: Music Matters makes a difference to the one

5) Understand and respond equitably to community strengths, histories, and needs. Suggestion: Write about reaching a student or having a…

The Arts: A Contributor to Trauma Informed Practices

Rich in culture and tapping into the best of it might be a way to describe the Eastwood Elementary community. …

“What Connects Us,” Journal #9

What Connects Us Project Description by Teaching Artist Elijah Hasan “What Connects Us” is an art project that combines photography and…

Portrait of an Oaklea Graduate (and Tiger!)

Collaboration. Communication. Self-Awareness. Creativity. Oaklea Middle School students are painting these words on a tiger mural they created on their…

Reflection E-Journal #9 “Highlighting Mrs. Gibbs”

Reflection E-Journal #9 “Highlighting Mrs. Gibbs” Fall is a beautiful time of year in Wallowa County. Nights begin to cool…

Reflection #8

Reflection 8 is the most difficult one that I have had to write, for personal and professional reasons. I stepped…

Eye on Year Five: Strengths and Risks for SBMF/Lincoln City S2S Project

Here in Lincoln City, as we stride through year three, our Studio to School project has been refined into delivering…

Slow and Steady Growth: A Sustainability Plan

Photos:  AIEG Teaching artist, MacRae Wylde’s sculptures for the Music Festival of the Gorge event at Waterfront Park in September….

Strengths and Challenges on the Road to Sustainability

Thank you all for providing thoughtful responses for Reflection #8. Several common themes emerged across most grantee programs, and it’s…

E-Journal Assignment 8: Looking to the future–Sustainability!

Written by Jeff Fuller, Principal of ASMS with support from our awesome team! When you think about how you will…

Post #8 Looking ahead

Studio to School Initiative       Project Evaluation Planning Year 3: What we want to learn next                                                                                         Studio to…

Deepening and Sustaining the Oregon Symphony/David Douglas Schools Studio to School project

                  Greatest strengths and assets in this partnership: Committed administration and board…

Peninsula + Caldera Reflection #8

Challenges are always opportunities Portland Public Schools decision to create middle schools from K – 8 configured schools deeply impacted Peninsula…

#8–Sustainable and effective

While this post is somewhat short and sweet it is succinct and well thought out and carries with it a…

The Heart of Winter

The Heart of Winter-a dance theatre feast written by and for our Illinois Valley Community

Challenges and Opportunities as a Path to Sustainability

Our team has identified professional development (PD) as one of the essential components to our success in moving toward whole…

Reflecting on Sustainability

When you think about how you will sustain your project (or its most essential components), what are your greatest strengths…

E-Journal Reflection #8

E-journal Post #8                                  …

Reflections on Sustainability

Written by Oaklea Principal Brian Young Editing and support by Liora Sponko, Lane Arts Council Executive Director When you think about…

Sustainability in Year 3 and Beyond – Reflection #8

Fishtrap/Joseph Charter School Contributors: Mike Midlo, Fishtrap Program Manager Shannon McNerney, Fishtrap Executive Director Cameron Scott, Fishtrap Story Lab Coordinator…

Sustainability Narrative (Reflection #8 part 3/3)

RiverStars Performing Arts Sustainability Narrative        10/31/16 By Lindsey Gillette and Gina Angelique The sustainability of arts programs has long…

Sustainability Plan Outline (Reflection #8 part 2/3)

RiverStars Performing Arts Sustainability Plan 10/31/16 Contributed Income Opportunities: 1. Write grants: Goal: $20,000 This will be the largest source…

Reflection #8 Part 1/3

Studio to Schools Reflection #8                        10/31/16 Three Rivers/Illinois Valley When you think about how you…

Reflection #8 – Sustaining the Work

THIRD YEAR FOCUS The Sunriver/La Pine Studio Project Team will concentrate on developing and refining two key projects – band…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #8

Pulsar at Open School North Reflection #8: Sustainability When you think about how you will sustain your project (or its…

Reflection #7 – How did our team define “success”

How did your team define success with regards to student learning? What evidence did you expect to have per your…

Documenting the Impact of Arts Integration on Student Learning

As an arts integration project, our goal is to support students as creative and critical thinkers. When it comes to…

Year 2–EVAL

Reflection #7 – Evaluating Year Two Studio Achievements Student Learning Success Harney Schools are rockin’ and rollin’ with successes!  Our…

Caldera Peninsula E-Journal Reflection #5

PENINSULA & CALDERA It has been exciting to provide so many amazing and creative opportunities for the community of Peninsula…

Reflection #7 – Evaluating Year Two Studio Achievements

 Student Learning Success Our La Pine/Sunriver Studio goal is to provide students with positive learning experiences in performing arts settings…

Measuring Success through Student Access and Involvement

There are a couple of different ways in which we wanted to focus our success indicators this year. 1.  We…

E-journal #6–Visit to the incredible AIEG Hood River Project!

We (Ginevra and Jim Ralph, Shedd and Jeff Fuller, ASMS) arrived at the incredibly beautiful Hood River Middle School, nestled…

Peer visit to Woodlawn: Journal Entry #6

Julie Keefe and I met with Woodlawn’s art teacher, Crystal Simpson and teaching artist, Tina at the end of May….

Measuring Success through Student Voice May 2016

Our goal with Band Together has been clear from the beginning: our performing arts program will become a true reflection…

Sisters Folk Festival-Americana Project Site Visit March 2016

Music Teacher, Rebecca Nederhiser and AIEG Director, Shelley Toon Lindberg spent the day with Brad Tisdale in Sisters to learn…

Visit to Harney County

Janis and I left on May 24th, finally making our trip to Harney Carney just in time for their last…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #7

Pulsar at Open School North: Reflection #7 Pulsar—an education program operated by the Hollywood Theatre and Portland Community Media—has created the…

E-Journal Reflection #6

E-Journal Assignment #6 Our plans to visit Fishtrap and the Joseph/Enterprise site fell through… twice!! Originally, we planned to visit…

E-Journal Reflection #7

“River Celebration: Connection” Video E-Journal Assignment #7 The Studio to School initiative continues to be a comprehensive effort in changing…

Reflection #7: Defining Success & Measurement Tools

Questions 1-4: Background: Our Year 2 decision to require band for all 120 6th grade students at Taft Elementary School…

Our Musical Reach is Growing

Reflection E-Journal Assignment #7 Submitted by Monica Hayes, Oregon Symphony Team Leader Oregon Symphony/David Douglas School District Elementary grades involved…

Reflection #7

How did your team define success with regards to student learning? Success was defined those these criteria: Can the student…

Reflection on Student Learning at Oaklea

        ArtCore at Oaklea Middle School is opening up new paths for students and teachers to own and…

Student Success and Learning

Our team defines success and progress based on student participation and reflection.  In our second year, we plan to collect…

Student Learning Reflection 7

Studio to School Initiative Three Rivers/IRVAC (RiverStars Performing Arts) Reflection E-Journal Assignment #7 Reported by Lindsey Gillette with research from…

Student Learning – Reflection Number Seven

The following is a synopsis of how we regard Student Learning at Ashland Middle School. In the future, we will have our rubrics…

Nurturing and Growing Success with David Douglas Music Makers

DDSD Elementary students involved through S2S increased from 400 to 2,700 through curricular resources In the OSA/David Douglas Studio to School Year…

E-Journal #7

Success in terms of student learning as defined by our evaluation rubric will come in multiple forms.  A) Student exposure…

Oregon Symphony Partners Visit Ethos Elkton Music Program

On the final day of March 2016, a sunny spring day for a change, OSO Education Dir. Monica Hayes and 45th…

S2S Reflection E-Journal #6, Robot Love

Taylor Neitzke, the Director of Education and myself, Lindsay Kaplan, the Director of Community Engagement at the Hollywood Theatre, took…

Reflection #6 – Peer Visit to Siletz/Lincoln City

1.    What did you see and do during your visit?  Who was included (describe participants from both projects)?  The Sunriver/La…

Reflection #6: Field Trip!

OUR OFFICIAL SITE VISIT February 25, 2016 — Siletz Bay/Lincoln City travels to Shedd/Agnes Stewart Middle School This post was…

Protected: One Small Town to Another

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What is happening in the Studio to School communities? Arts education offerings

The Studio to School Arts Education Offerings Poster was shared initially at the March 2016 Studio to School rendezvous. It…

Reflection #6 Pacific Crest/King Site visit to Oregon Symphony program

On February 3, 2016 Thara Memory and Susan Addy visited Alice Ott School to meet with the orchestra director Marlene…

Year Two-Reflection #5 HRMS Arts Offerings

  Arts Education Offerings (list each below) Was this developed through S2S project? (Yes or No) Types of Programming (Check…

Everybody In!

August 31, 2015:  Reflection #4  Year Two The overarching goal of the Band Together project is for the performing arts…

Site visit to Open School/Hollywood Theater

Site visit to Open School and Hollywood Theater in Portland, Oregon February 24th, 2016 Denise Baxter, Project Manager, Ashland Art…

E-Journal Reflection #5

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Fishtrap Story Lab Journal Entry #6, Site Visit at Caldera

  What did you see and do during your visit? Who was included (describe participants from both projects)? During our…

E-Journal Reflection #5 ASMS / Shedd Arts Offerings

  Arts Education Offering #1: Band Was this developed through S2S project? No Programming location: In-school Type of programming: Sequential What students is…

Reflection #5 Arts Offerings in Lincoln City Schools

  Note: This post was submitted by Niki Price, on behalf of the Siletz Bay/Lincoln City S2S management team. Arts…

Reflection #5 (Pacific Crest King)

      IMG_0592.MOV– students learning basic music education using recorders,   Devin Phillips demonstrating saxophone technique in the classroom….

Reflection #5

What arts education offering that is new as a result of your Studio to School project do you think has…

Reflection #4

Studio to School Initiative Reflection Journal Assignment #4 Monica Hayes for Oregon Symphony/45th Parallel/David Douglas School District   The August…

e-Journal Asssignment #5

What: Your fifth reflection e-journal assignment is to respond to the following prompt: Using the framework below, share detail about,…

Sisters E-journal reflection #5, year 2

Studio to School Initiative Reflection E-Journal Assignment #5 We’ve completed our E-journal reflection #5 and are encouraged by the progress…

E-Journal Reflection #5 Program Activities and Second Year Thoughts

 Arts Education Offering #1: Band Was this developed through S2S project? Yes Programming location: In-school daily class Type of programming:…

Moving Forward, additional offerings

Eastwood Offerings Arts Education Offering #1: General Music Classes Was this developed through S2S project? No Programming location: In-school Type of programming: Sequential,Exposure…

Moving Forward!

What’s New in Arts Education Studio to School project do you think has been most impactful to date – either for…

E-Journal Reflection #5 INSAtember!

    Arts Education Offering #1: Stories in Movement Was this developed through S2S project? No Programming location: In-school Type of programming: Sequential…

Reflection E-Journal #5

Reflecting on the arts ed offerings of our project – those developing through S2S and those outside of S2S.  …

Caldera Peninsula E-Journal Reflection #4

 It has been exciting to provide so many amazing and creative opportunities for the community of Peninsula to enjoy this…

Sunset Art Programs

  Arts Education Offering #1: Visual Arts Program Was this developed through S2S project? Yes Programming location: In-school Type of programming: Sequential,Integration,Exposure What…

Arts are at the forefront of school-wide transformation!

  Arts Education Offering #1: ArtCore – 6th grade Arts Integration Was this developed through S2S project? Yes Programming location: In-school Type…

E-Journal Reflection #5 RiverStars Performing Arts

Submitted by Lindsey Gillette Arts Education Offering #1: EverStars Dance Was this developed through S2S project? Yes Programming location: In-school Type of…