Studio to School

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Some examples of the exciting work Studio to School grantees are engaged in

Science Art Integration – Lesson Plans

Listed below are Art Lesson Plans from Hines Middle School: Planets – 6th Grade STEM Lesson Plan – Grades 6-8…

OCF Studio to School Rendezvous Creative Project

“Change the Story, Change the World” power point

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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…

Our arts integration/equity work here in Harney County with Youth Equity Stewardship (YES!)

Day 1 Day 2 and 3

Arts Integration with Lorna Byrne Middle School Teachers

 

Cavetown Underground

Cavetown Underground culminates three years of work creating RiverStars Performing Arts, which is made possible by funding from the Oregon…

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…

2016-2017 Joseph Charter School Student Showcase

Student showcase from March 21, 2017 shown at Joseph Charter School assembly for K-8, where some parents, high school students…

Wallowa County Student Showcase 2015-2016

2015-2016 Wallowa County Student showcase shown at Josephy Center for Arts and Culture on April 24, 2016.

Hines Middle School Scratchboard Unit

During a two-week study of Scratchboard, the students at HMS had a great time. All students learned how scratchboard is…

ELA Art Integration – Lesson Plans

Listed below are Art Lesson plans from Hines Middle School: Fall Poem Tough Turkey Veterans Day Trash Art Jelly Lanterns…

Students Create Stained Glass at Hines Middle School

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

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

The Heart of Winter

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

2015 – 16 A Full Year

A Day In Paradise October 2015 In the fall of 2015, Caldera teaching artist, Julie Keefe, Peninsula art teacher, Lori…

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…

Project Evaluation Planning: What We Want to Learn Next

Check out our programmatic vision logic model we created with Steve Patty and what we want to learn next below. 

Year 2 Video – Sunriver Music Festival and LaPine Middle School

Oregon Symphony year 2 video

This season will mark Year 3 of our Studio to School project, which serves to promote equal access to music…

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…

Oaklea Middle School in Action with Betsy Wolfston

Watch Oaklea Middle School students participate and engage in ArtCore! Students draw, measure, paint, construct and explore in a classroom…

Reflection on Student Learning at Oaklea

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

Collaboration with Illinois Valley Farmers Market

Cavetown Media

Clay Warriors Project

Our first attempt to support the integration of arts education into the core curriculum went well.  In the words of…

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…

Color Unit of Study at Hines Middle School

The students at Hines middle school finished a color unit of study. During that unit, students learned about color theory…

Missoula Children’s Theatre comes to Burns

During the week of May 9th the Missoula Children’s Theatre was in Burns for the production of Peter and Wendy. …

The Show Ponies concert at Hines Middle School

The students at Hines Middle School were treated to a special concert by “The Show Ponies” who were in Burns…

Hines Middles School students learn basket weaving

During the month of April the students at Hines Middle School learned how to make pine needle baskets using natural…

iMovie Training at Hines Middle School

The students at Hines Middle School were able to have Producer/Director, Sue Arbuthnot, as a Artist in Residence for one…

Getting a grip on what we need to do for ongoing success!

After returning from the McMenamin’s rendezvous, my head was spinning with thoughts.  I felt encouraged by the progress we’ve made…

RiverStars Perform at the Chili Cook-off

ArtNovas Rehearse

Artist Transformation: Oaklea Design Team

In December, the entire Oaklea staff met to begin a visioning process for Oaklea. Where have we been? Where do…

Oaklea’s Enrichments get an Artistic Twist!

Due to a redesign in Oaklea Middle School’s 2015-2016 schedule, middle schoolers now get to end their day with an…

Hines Middle School Students experience opera

During its tour of schools in Oregon, the traveling division of the Portland Opera to Go, stopped by Hines Middle School to teach students…

Hine Middle School – 7th & 8th Grade Art Integration

Hines students are working on the ABC’s of Ancient China and have made books, cutting out paper letters and using colored pencils. They are…

Enrichment Day at Hines Middle School

During Enrichment Day at Hines Middle School, students were given an opportunity to sign up for an activity of interest….

Hines Middle School 8th Gr. Social Studies Constitutional Convention Day

All 8th grade students were assigned a delegate from the Constitutional Convention, as part of our unit on the Constitution. …

Oaklea envisions next creative steps…

On Tuesday December 8th, veteran school change agent, Michelle Swanson, led the entire Oaklea staff through a visioning process of…

Hines Middle School Scratchboard Unit of Study

During a two-week study of Scratchboard, the students at HMS had a great time. All students learned how scratchboard is…

Winding it up with Student Showcase!

 Days 7 & 8 During the last two days with Mr. Walther, the students at HMS put their creativity into…

Hines Middle School has Puppeteer Training that Engages Students!

  Day 1 – Introduction to Puppeteering with Mr. William Walther! The students at Hines Middle School enjoyed a wonderful opportunity…

Show and Tell and a Story too!

Day 5 Today, Mr. William Walther showcased some of his personally hand crafted puppets. All the students were very excited…

Papier-Mâché and a Great Play!–Days 3 & 4

Students continued to work on making their puppets. The students learned how to utilize butcher paper and wheat paste to…

Puppeteer brings hands-on fun to HMS!

A Scrooge Story: an original play written and adapted by members of our team. Praise for A Scrooge Story

Oregon Symphony Orchestra Video

The Silent Feast

The 2015-16 ArtNova’s first day included a Silent Feast. The rules: you must be silent, you can not feed yourself,…

September Art at Sunset

Students at Sunset School began the school year by creating a design for the front of their art portfolios.  Each…

Oaklea Teachers reflect on their first ArtCore year!

 Oaklea Teacher quotations on their first year of ArtCore  “I feel a lot more comfortable than I was.  I was…

Why do you like ArtCore? A student interview

  Student Interview Quotes Why do you like ArtCore? “Well I don’t like people like when they are teaching it….

Whirl Wind Playfest June 6-7th, 2015

The format: audition, write, cast, rehearse, and perform five 10-minute plays in 24 hours.  The theme was 2115-100 years from…

Hines Middle School implementing art

The students at Hines Middle School began the 2015-16 school year with a lot of excitement! In Art students began…

Letter to Potential Integration Teachers

Three Rivers Studio to School 2015 Partners: Lorna Byrne, Evergreen, Illinois River Valley Arts Council, Illinois Valley Community Development Organization,…

Steps we Start in September or Sometimes Sooner

Oregon Community Foundation Studio to School Grant Illinois Valley Performing Arts   Phase 1 Activities, September Arts educator’s weekly schedules…

Field Trip to Oregon Shakespeare Festival

In order to use the remaining budget, our team took a field trip to the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in Ashland,…

A Glimpse from the ArtCore Summer Institute

We are at the inaugural year of the Summer Institute.  Twenty-six teachers enter the institute with varying degrees of artistic…

Field Trip to Oregon Shakespeare Festival

 “I want to bring my mom back and watch it again!” “(watching professional actors) makes me want to do that…

Rendezvous in Sisters

The OCF Studio to Schools Rendezvous in Sisters, OR was fantastic.  The town emulates a perfect example of seamlessly integrating…

INSA in Residence

  The Hollywood Theatre is bringing internationally renowned artist INSA to Portland for a month-long residency in September! INSA will create a GIF-ITI…

What worked? What next?

These three questions guided an end of the year gathering of the ArtCore Oaklea team at Betsy Wolfston’s studio. What…

Are you an artist?

Are you an artist? “Before ArtCore, I probably would have said no,” states one Oaklea teacher. “Now, I am an…

King Arts Showcase

On June 3rd, all students at King School participated in a showcase featuring student  performing arts groups. The King School…

ArtCore goes After-School

From February through June, Oaklea students had the opportunity to participate in several artistic disciplines in the ArtCore After-School program…

Teacher Appreciation at Open Meadows

Students were asked who their favorite teachers were and why. Click the image below to hear about all that the Open…

Neka and Khalo Music Video by Open Meadow Students!

This amazing new video was produced in the Hollywood Theatre Studio at Open Meadow School. Click the picture below to…

Play of Kid ‘n Play Visits Open Meadow

Christopher “Play” Martin spoke to Open Meadow students about what it means to stay engaged in school and education while presenting…

ArtCore Studio

From January to June, ArtCore “Weaver” Betsy Wolfston worked weekly with four sixth grade teachers and their 130 students to…

The Valley Dances Media

Praise for Cavetown

“Had to reply to the whole group to say that “Cavetown” was one of the finest theatre experiences I have…

Cavetown Media

                 

ArtCore in Action!

ArtCore in Action! What have you learned about the resources (both monetary and non-monetary) needed to be successful in implementing…

2014-2015 FSL Wallowa County Student Showcase

Student Showcase film from last Wednesday’s gathering at the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture to celebrate student work from…

Update 4/29/15

When you slow down, you concentrate better. You do better and you have more stamina. It’s like in sports with…

EverStars and ArtNovas Dance at Cave Junction Farmer’s Market 4/17/15

Drone Demo with Alex Witherspoon

Entrepreneur and STEM advocate, Alex Witherspoon taught OMMS students how to operate a state of the art drone on a…

“Art is education”

What does it mean for us to think of art as education? Of education as an art? How does this…

EverStars Dance Class

  Click the link below to view a video of the EverStars Dance Rehersal: EverStars Dance Rehersal Clip “Hello”

A successful Community Outreach Event: AMS Arts Festival

Just no way to explain how happy we all are about the First Annual Arts Festival that we held on…

Student Produced Commercials

Still from “Shrimp Pringles” commercial by Justen and Haydyn.  Language Arts students at Open Middle completed their advertisement section by creating…

I am a Hero

How would you define the word hero? Can an everyday person be a hero? Hollywood Theatre Studio Exploration students created a…

Math + Animation = Fun!

Math students at Open Middle got a chance to blend their geometry studies with animation in a “2D to 3D” project. Students began by finding…

GoPro Teacher Training

Faculty and staff at Open Middle School participated in a GoPro training provided by the Hollywood Theatre Education Programs. Participants…

Media Student of the Month, Bryce!

Bryce, Open Middle School 7th grader Bryce was selected for our first Media Student of the Month for his immense…

Peninsula students engage the Kenton community

The Caldera/Peninsula team continues to build recognition and trust in the school community as well as the Kenton neighborhood through…

Oregon Symphony musicians at work in David Douglas

  Please enjoy the comments of David Douglas staff members during their recent visit to a dress rehearsal at the…

Made of Stars

Students in the Hollywood Theatre exploration class at Open Meadow made a music video for local hip hop artist Jah’di….

Field Trip with Ben Popp

There is still a certain magic for me whenever I begin working on film, knowing that something will either come…

Guest Filmmaker Jeff Oliver

Starting this week Open Meadow will offer after school classes for students eager to continue creating and exploring past their 3pm release….

Poet Isaiah Spriggs

  Students enrolled in the Hollywood Theatre’s weekly exploration class are working together to create a poem and short video about…

Artist in Residence Tori Abernathy

We are thrilled to announce Tori Abernathy as our first Hollywood Theatre Studio Artist in Residence at Open Meadow Middle School. Tori…

Dr. Geneva Craig Visit

  Dr. Geveva Craig with Principal Michael Navarro On February 11, in honor of Black History Month, students at Open…

King School Band Video

Our Story–Featured Link

We are up and running.  Check us out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bD7KEN4oojk&feature=youtu.be

Guest Artist Brian Dove

  Brian Dove is a digital media artist, raised in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, currently working in video, music and interactive…

Kids making film; from beginning to end…

  Just got these great photos back from Photographer Mark Arinsberg at Ashland Middle School.  In addition to purchasing the…

Update 2/2/15

For the past couple weeks the kindergarten, first grade, and third-grade classes have been one question but in a variety of…