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Spring Break

April 6th, 2014 · No Comments

Spring Break will run from Monday, April 14 through Friday, April 18, 2014.

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Talented Art Field Trip

March 30th, 2014 · No Comments

Hillpoint Elementary Talented Art will be taking a field trip to the Suffolk Gallery on Friday April 4, 2014.
We will eat lunch before we go and be back in time to ride the regular buses home.

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Youth Art Month

March 21st, 2014 · No Comments

Saturday, March 29, 2014 we will be celebrating our first Youth Art Month Day of Art. There will be artwork from every school in the city on display, as well as hands on activities and refreshments. Come out and support Suffolk Public Schools’ Student Artists.  Kings Fork High School from 10 am until 1 pm.

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Holiday Greetings

December 10th, 2013 · No Comments

I just wanted to wish everyone a blessed Holiday Season. I hope you and yours plan to celebrate the season and use the time off from school to relax and enjoy your family. Looking forward to a fabulous, art-filled New Year!

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October 18th, 2013 · No Comments

This year’s PTA Reflections program focuses on the theme – Believe, Dream, Inspire
DEADLINE: November 2013
Suffolk PTA city-wide Reflections chairperson is Willie Woodson, who can be reached at 757-338-3743 or at
Reflections Awards Program … Students in Pre-K through grade 12 create theme-based artwork in dance choreography, film production, literature, musical composition, photography or visual arts. Each Local PTA Reflections Leader will establish the due date and judging for their unit. Artwork will be collected by the Suffolk City-wide Chair on Friday, November 8, 2013, at Kings Fork Middle School. For more information about the Reflections Program and entry forms please use the link below:

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Calling all Artists

September 13th, 2013 · No Comments

It is time for our art students to shine once again.  ”Every student is a Star!”  As we start another new school year, I want my students to be preparing artwork for the 2013-14 Art Shows and upcoming contests.  The first two are:  Suffolk Public Schools Art on display at the Suffolk Peanut Festival in October and the PTA Reflections Contest in November.  Be on the lookout for more information here and coming home with your little artists!

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“April showers…”

April 7th, 2013 · No Comments

“April showers bring May flowers.” My art classes will be integrating some science SOLs into our art projects this month. We will learn the parts of a flower and the life cycle of a frog. Our art room will be blossoming and hopping with great Spring art projects. Can’t wait!

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Youth Art Month

March 20th, 2013 · No Comments

March is coming to an end and with it, the final days of the Youth Art Month Show at Paul D. Camp Community College.  I hope you have gone to see all the amazing art work made by Suffolk Public School students. 

 Spring Break is from April 1-5, enjoy!

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New Year

January 28th, 2013 · No Comments

Happy 2013! The new student art show is going up at the ODU Tri-Cities Center on January 29. The opening reception will be held on Thursday Jan 31 from 5-6:30. In class, we are now preparing projects for the Youth Art Month Show at Paul D. Camp Community College which will open in March. (More details to come later).

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Falling into Learning

October 24th, 2012 · No Comments

 Fall is a beautiful time of year to spend some time reading a good book or drawing some new artwork. So, I wanted to let you know that the PTA Reflections contest is now underway. Students can enter in the following categories: Visual Arts, Dance, Music, Photography, Literature, or Video Production. Go to the website va for all the rules, information and forms.

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