This week, our students were tasked with a very important art project: making the centerpieces for our upcoming Scholarship Luncheon! For every luncheon, our students help create the wonderful centerpieces that make our tables come to life. With the theme of this year’s luncheon being “Grit,” (Our keynote speaker is Angela Duckworth, author of the […]
Full rooms, skylines, football and basketball players, and phoenixes too; fairies and princesses, and video game pop art held together with glue. These were the type of awesome art projects Mrs. Ryan and Mr. Cunningham’s Spalding students developed with help from UNO Art 1110: Foundation Drawing Design class. To begin the partnership, each Phoenix student […]
The votes are in! Due to popular vote by Phoenix Students and staff, Mrs. Schweers’ classroom won the best decorated door. In doing so, they won a doughnut breakfast, hot chocolate, and a free dress pass. It was a fun time for all who participated!
Our Phoenix students have been enjoying their time with Miss Sheila once again. This time, they’ve been busy decorating holiday swags for their home. Pine cones, ribbons, glitter and pipe cleaners filled the room as the smell of evergreen trees wafted around. As the students laughed and giggled cheerfully working on their art masterpieces, some […]
Our students had a blast today painting pumpkins! While a room full of our students working on fun art projects generally results in a loud cheerful environment, the room was silent with focused brush tips creating their pumpkin masterpieces. Thanks again to Miss Sheila from Blooms for getting our students pumped for painting pumpkins today. […]
Our Phoenix Academy Summer Kickstart students have had a doggone dynamic first few days of school. They’ve enjoyed recesses working on puzzles, fun and games and have been reading to service dogs throughout the day. Reading to service dogs has really helped them shake nervous reading habits to dig into reading confidence. Not to mention, […]
With May Day and Mother’s Day just around the corner, Ms. Sheila had an exciting project for our student art class this month: baskets! Made from berry cartons, our students had a fun afternoon making two different baskets, one for May Day and another for Mother’s Day. The class started with students using crayons to […]