The IAA fifth graders have begun to work with local artist, Mary Lacy. Mary is the artist who created the giant hummingbird in downtown Burlington and the colorful abstract silos at Dealer.com. Mary will be working with the fifth grade classes during their co-teaching integrated arts block with Ms. Leaphart, Mr. Whitman and Ms. B. Students will be asking the essential questions:
How does a public mural change a space?
How do I use measurement to help design something?
How do I re-size a design using scale and ratio?
How do I convert units of measure?
How do color, shape, line and space affect my design?
How do artists come up with an idea to meet a set of guidelines?
The students have been commissioned by Mr. Bobby to create an installation/mural for the hallway leading up to the second floor. Students will be working with Mary Lacy for the next six weeks. This opportunity was made available to IAA through the Artist in Residence program at Burlington City Arts.
Keep your eye on the upper stairwell...some cool transformations are about to take place!
Registration for the current 2015-16 school year is on a rolling basis. Enrollment for the next school year, 2016-17, opens on January 4, 2016 and closes on February 19, 2016, with school placement notification sent out the week of April 4, 2016. If you have a child turning five on or before September 1, 2016, you need to register them for kindergarten now.
If there are more first choice registrations than there are spots, we will look at families’ second choices. When a student doesn’t receive their first choice school, a District employee will contact the family to discuss their options for schools. Applications received after February 19, 2016 will be considered based upon available space.
Beginning January 4, all forms can be found at our District Website, www.bsdvt.org, in any of our schools, or at our District Office at 150 Colchester Ave. Families completing registration forms should bring a copy of their child’s Birth Certificate or other proof of age, a copy of their immunization records and proof of residency.
Pre-k registration will also open on January 4, 2016. Visit www.bsdvt.org or call (802) 864-8463 for more information.
Feel free to contact any schools if you would like to arrange a visit.
The January enrollment window for SES is now open. There are a limited number of spaces available but new students are encouraged to apply. Students do not need to reapply if an application was completed in the Fall. All new applications should be returned to the main office in each school by
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The UVM Pottery COOP
Great Harvest Bread
Zabby's Stone Soup
Bennington Potters North
The Gift Barn
Thanks to these individual artists:
and pottery students from Colchester High School!!
We couldn't have done this without you!
Wednesday, August 26 - First Day: Pick up at 11:30 am
Thursday, August, 27 - Ms. Maggie's Class: Pick up at 2:50 pm
Ms. Emily's Class: Pick up at 11:30 am
Friday, August 28 - Ms. Maggie's Class: Pick up at 11:30 am
Ms. Emily's Class: Pick up at 2:50 pm
The K teachers and our Special Educators use these first days to assess every kid as a team to help ensure success for each individual.
Thanks for your cooperation on this! Looking forward to working with your child every day!
A special thank you to Vermont Secretary of Education, Rebecca Holcombe.
Click here to read the post in the Burlington Free Press
They learn more about teaching through the arts, arts integration, and Universal Design for Learning, (UDL). Second semester some of them offer and teach arts residencies to our students. Read more about it in this Seven Days piece.