Archive for August, 2012

8th grade students learned about SMITH Magazine, home of the Six-Word Memoir project, is delighted to announce a new book of Six-Word Memoirs with a great new twist: all the memoirs will be illustrated by students. For more information about the project, please visit the website:

View all of these students’ artistic recreations on Artsonia at:

Taught Rotation 1: August 31st 2012

8th grade students looked at advertisements


6th grade students studied artist Keith Haring ( and the concepts related to the Pillars of Character Counts in order to create their own mural. Students first traced themselves in a pose and then painted these figures using primary and secondary colors with the addition of black outlines. Once the figures were cut out, students places their figures in rainbow order on a wall to create a Character Counts mural.

View these rainbow figures on Artsonia at:

Taught Rotation 1: August 17th 2012