Arts News

The Secondary School (Grades 6-12) Talent Show will be at 6pm on Thursday, April 29 in Founders Theater.  The event will be streamed live, and with many performances expected, students should limit their presentations to five minutes.  Entry forms are due no later than Thursday, April 22 to Melanie Mildrew or Michelle Bledsoe.  See the Talent Show Entry Form and Info Sheet on the Parent Portal for more details.

The Upper School Art Department hosted an open house on April 15 to showcase the three IB Visual Art exhibitors, as well as several of the music program's student performers.  See a Photo Gallery of the event, and find links to each of the IB Visual Art Exhibits here.

7th and 8th grade art students created cut paper creations in the style of Henri Matisse.  See a Photo Gallery of their colorful work that's on display outside the Dragon Room.

The SGS Arts Department is hosting an Open House on Thursday, April 15 from 4-6pm in the Upper School Courtyard.  See the three senior IB Art exhibits, hear singers from the Choir and enjoy some snacks.  Parents, students and friends are all welcome!

The 2nd and 4th graders enjoyed playing metal and wooden xylophones in Judy Hafso's music class on March 29.  See photo galleries of the 2nd Graders and the 4th Graders, as well as a YouTube Video of the 4th graders practicing rhythms on their instruments and keeping a beat.

Junior Cassie Benson completed a CAS project of taking a photo every day for a month.  "This challenge really made me realize how much I love taking photos and how I want to continue to pursue my interests," she said.  "I also enjoyed editing the photos after I took them."  Here is a Photo Gallery of some of the images she captured of sunsets, her neighborhood and at school.

Originally set for April 1, this event has been postponed until after Spring Break. 

School students can learn the tricks of night photography on this overnight camping activity on the SGS campus.  Join the Outdoor Club to learn from professional photographer Maja Rodell (SGS Class of 2008).  The cost is just $10; parents must fill out the online waiver.  See Photography Overnight Info PDF for more details.

The Kindergarten students enjoyed a variety of creative projects during their open art time on March 26.  See a Photo Gallery of them having fun in Jennifer Davenport's classroom.

The Upper School Choir members each performed their part of the jazz song "Brazil" -- some in person and others sending in their remote recordings.  Then recent alum Ben Clark combined the 33 separate tracks and created a final mix.  So enjoy listening to the SGS Choir and Reagan Ivey as the soloist on this Recording of "Brazil"!

The Upper School 2D Art students found objects to cast a shadow, which they then drew or painted in.  See a Photo Gallery of these first pieces of artwork to go on display in the US Art Gallery since last spring.

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