Author Archives: rjardin

Printing in G7 & 8

The Last Unit of the Year Since this unit was taught in the last two weeks of the year, I changed it quite a bit. Firstly, Grade 7 were meant to be printing superheroes and Grade 8 were meant to be … Continue reading

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An Incredible ART PARTY

Two weeks ago we had our annual art exhibition and party, and it was HUGE. We had over 20 student-run art workshops and the whole SSIS community was invited to participate! As you can see by these photos we had … Continue reading

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The Last Weeks Of G6 ART

The grade 6 students have had an AWESOME quarter, it is hard to believe it all ends next class. So sad! I’ve enjoyed artistically challenging you. So what have we achieved over the last two weeks? Here is a visual overview. … Continue reading

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A TRIBUTE TO HUNDERTWASSER G7

Vietnamese Landscapes in the Style of Hundertwasser I wrote earlier about this project but wanted to show the final paintings and sculptures now that the unit was complete. These paintings are the students’ interpretations of the Vietnamese landscape but in the … Continue reading

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CULTURE FOUNDATIONS:1 PAINTINGS

I wrote earlier about this class  but just realized because of the art party preparations I never posted the final paintings. So here you go… “Foundations Art: 1 Culture Colour Paintings.” The students created colour mixing tutorials, learnt about RGB and … Continue reading

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ENDANGERMALIA RAISED $850 USD

GREAT news: ‘Endangermalia—Before It’s Too Late’, our book which was researched, written and illustrated by grade 8 art students at SSIS, in collaboration with Commack Middle School, NY raised a whopping $600.00! These profits were gained from donations during our art party … Continue reading

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G8 Chair Sculptures are DONE!

The process of these sculptures can be seen in previous posts. This is a celebration and showcase of the students hard work as this unit draws to an end. It has been a 12-14 week journey and still remains to … Continue reading

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