During the first few weeks of art, students worked on sketchbooks, mini masterpieces for the tiny art gallery, and drew small portraits for the schoolwide collaborative mural .
Kindergartners explored a variety of lines and learned that a sculpture is art as they created their paper line sculptures.
”Involvement of students in arts and music programs has been shown to increase academic achievement (Bamford, 2006; Catterall, Chapleau & Iwanaga, 1999 and Wetter, Koerner, Schwaninger, 2009), IQ (Schellenberg, 2006), attendance (Dreezen, Aprill & Deasy, 1999), attitude to attendance (Uptis & Smithrim, 2003), performance on standardized reading and verbal tests (Butzlaff, 2001), verbal skills (Hetland & Winner, 2001), reading for pleasure (Uptis & Smithrim, 2003) and literacy (Bamford, 2006; Hunter, 2005 and Spillane, 2009).
Taken from- https://eprints.qut.edu.au/215203/1/69164.pdf
Each Monday, we will highlight a Chinese phrase presented by our dual-language immersion students. Please click on the link to view the video on YouTube. Learn to speak Chinese with us!
Ms. Mansfield has created a welcoming library at Sage Creek where students can select great literature to read and study! "The school librarian can suggest new books and resources to stretch your child's boundaries and help them grow as a learner." Thank you, Ms. Mansfield!