Category: Art

2019-2020, Art, Project Based Learning, Virtue of the Month

Gratitude Tree

December 5, 2019, Author: CONeal

This interactive art display now features over 1,000 leaves of gratitude from students, faculty, families, and St. Thomas community members. Interestingly, there was no brown paint used to make the trunk, instead, students studied color wheels and practiced blending various colors to make the many unique shades and tones of brown that [...]

Art, Drama, Events, Music, Newsletter, Studio

2018 Sept. Fine Arts Newsletter

September 11, 2018, Author: St. Thomas

School wide this this Fall the students will be focusing on music and performing arts, with a community-welcoming Christmas concert, themed “Christmas Around the World!” Then, in the Spring, the focus shifts to art, offering students the opportunity to enter in several well-known art competitions, including the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo!

2018-19 School Year, Art

Chalk Art Lessons

August 31, 2018, Author: CONeal

NPR recently featured a story called Coloring Books and Worksheets: What’s the Value of ‘Staying in the Lines’.  It’s a great listen/read if you’re interested in learning more about art education, and the value of giving children the space for creative expression.  The following quote stood out to me: …art education isn’t just about [...]