Arts Academy Updates 02/23/2024
Arts Academy Updates 02232024
Arts Jobs That Require No College Degree
Teachers at art academy high schools are sometimes approached by students asking about arts jobs that require no college degree. This isn’t surprising at any school these days. After all, higher education has become too expensive and out of reach for many graduating high school students. Plus, a degree no longer means a guaranteed job....
Arts Academy Updates 02/09/2024
Arts Academy Updates 02092024
The Impact of Screen Time on Learning
Given the amount of time young people spend on various devices, you may wonder about the impact of screen time on learning. According to the Centers for Disease Control, kids aged 8-10 spend about six hours a day in front of a screen. For teenagers, that number jumps to nearly eight and a half hours....
Arts Academy Updates 02/02/2024
Arts Academy Updates 02022024
Second Semester Updates 01/28/2024
Arts Academy Updates 01282024 Secpnd Semester Updates
Interpreting Physics Through Art at Yale University
As an arts academy high school, we’re always fascinated by ways that other educational institutions are interpreting physics through art. After all, we know it’s no easy feat. So we were especially excited about what happened at Yale University back in the fall of 2019. That’s when an experimental seminar used art, writing, music, and...
Arts Academy Updates 01/22/2024
Click here for Arts Academy Updates 01222024
Clubs and Workshops 2024
Clubs 2023-24 Arts Academy in the Woods Art Club- Thursdays after school- Grades 6-12 Room 113 with Mr. Guay Bizarre Beauties –Wednesdays –Grades 6-12 Room 214 with Ms. Moss Citywide Poets- Thursdays after school- Grades 9-12 Room 205 with Mrs. Francis Drama-Wednesdays after school- Grades 9-12 Room 107 with Mr. Messel Dungeons and Dragons -Tuesdays...
Why Do Some Teachers Avoid Arts Integration?
Not to beat a dead horse, but given the one-pointed focus on STEM, it’s not surprising that some teachers avoid arts integration to facilitate instruction in their specific subject. After all, with funding continually stripped from arts and music programs in public schools, there are certainly those who believe that the benefits of arts education...