Category Archives: Art News and Events

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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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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PLEASE Purchase Our Book, G8

OUR SHOP IS OPEN AND WE NEED YOUR HELP…….PLEASE. http://www.lulu.com/shop/saigon-south-international-school-and-commack-middle-school/endangermalia-before-its-too-late/hardcover/product-22990464.html The grade 8 art students have been working very hard, over the last 14 weeks on a collaboration with Commack Middle School, New York. They also connected with an author/illustrator from … Continue reading

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A Collaboration for Charity, G8

After connecting with the students in New York, grade 8 were introduced to Graeme Base and his gorgeous Animalia book. The students were VERY impressed, so wrote him letters using Lifecards, which we sent to him. Not long after, he had written … Continue reading

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Human Rights in G8

The grade 8 students have just completed their Human Rights printmaking unit, and I could not be happier with the results! Especially, considering the short time they had to do it. This unit was part of a Social Studies, Language … Continue reading

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G6 Collaboration With China

From Vietnam My students have done it! They successfully completed their sculptures and shared their work with the students in China. For more details about the collaboration you can read this post: http://tinyurl.com/gnk2v43 We swapped oil pastel “negative space” drawings with … Continue reading

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A Second Art Opening This Week

On Friday, after packing up the art show, I collected all the grade 7 umbrellas and delivered them to the Crescent Mall. This afternoon at 4pm, we had a lovely opening  which was planned and organized by the LST students. … Continue reading

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