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Art Themes Throughout America’s History

September 27, 2022

If you were to wander into a class at an arts academy high school, you might be surprised to see the emphasis on art themes throughout America’s history. Creative folks shining a spotlight on what’s happening in the world isn’t just a modern phenomenon. Artists have had their fingers on the pulse of cultural shifts...

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The Importance of Social Media for Artists

September 13, 2022

Once upon a time, artists relied on word of mouth and galleries to create buzz around their art. These days, one of the best avenues for getting their work out there is through social media for artists. The digital world was already thriving in early 2020. But when everything closed because of the pandemic, much...

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Schedule Changes 09/02/2022

September 2, 2022

If your student would like to request a schedule change, please complete the Request Schedule Change form on the Counseling page of the website. We will do our best to address changes submitted by Sunday by Monday morning. We will continue to address change requests after the first day of school.

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Learning History Through Art

August 30, 2022

Unless you’re a history buff, you may remember countless days in history class just trying to stay awake. What if learning history through art had been an option though? Learning history is important. After all, learning it is the best way not to repeat it. Or so they say.  Yet, a history curriculum that has...

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2022 – 2023 Back to School updates

August 25, 2022

Be sure to check the Back to School Page for new communications from the Academy. 08/25/2022  

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Arts-Integrated Schools Foster Mental Health

August 16, 2022

Arts-integrated schools foster mental health in a way that’s often lacking in more conventional educational institutions.  And that’s good news. Because for artistically inclined children and young adults, conventional education can feel anything but inclusive. Artistic students are often bullied or ridiculed for seeing the world in a different way.  There’s even speculation that those...

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Teaching Physics Through Dance

August 2, 2022

Teaching physics through dance may seem an unlikely duo. But if you’ve ever tripped the light fantastic, you’ve experienced physics in action. And this is what makes dance the ideal vehicle for studying the laws of motion.  A standard physics class can be sleep-inducing for those who learn from a more hands-on approach. So arts...

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The Curriculum at Arts Academy in the Woods

July 19, 2022

Are you looking for a top-notch PUBLIC arts-integrated middle/high school in Southeast Michigan? Yes, such a thing exists with Arts Academy in the Woods. Located in Fraser, Michigan, this unique educational institution is the perfect place for students who excel in the arts but may be struggling with the more conventional STEM-focused education.  And with...

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Five Great U.S. Cities for Artists

July 5, 2022

Wait. Is there such a thing as great U.S. cities for artists? Isn’t every arts academy high school or college art school graduate pretty much resigned to live in poverty and destitution? Absolutely not. Especially not these days.   One of the most vexing myths is that of the starving artist. It’s what has driven...

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The Power of Singing

June 21, 2022

Whether you have perfect pitch or can’t carry a tune to save your life, there is something thrilling about raising your voice in song. This is the power of singing. But what many people don’t know is that singing is actually beneficial for both your physical and mental health.  In fact, it offers so many...

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