Monday, March 25, 2013
The winners received certificates at last week's School Committee meeting.
At the School Committee meeting on Tuesday, March 19, members recognized high school and middle school Scholastic Art Award winners as well as the winners of the Cole geography and spelling bees. Congratulations all!
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Four East Greenwich High School students win Scholastic Art Awards.
The Rhode Island Scholastic Art Awards are given out yearly with the idea of providing recognition, support and scholarship opportunities for creative young artists throughout Rhode Island. This year, four artists from East Greenwich High School were recognized. Teacher Amanda Rogers had two students recognized: Phoebe Osterhout, an 11th grade Art Studio 1 student, and Patrick Wong, a 12th grade AP Art student. Here's what they had to say about their work: About her piece, Self Portrait, an 18x24" work of graphite on paper, Phoebe wrote: "This is a portrait that magnifies my face so that it is larger than life, and the eye is staring straight out. The window in the background is meant to show how 'the eyes are the windows to the soul.'" …
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Four artists won awards.
The Rhode Island Scholastic Art Awards are given out yearly with the idea of providing recognition, support and scholarship opportunities for creative young artists throughout Rhode Island. This year, several artists from Cole Middle School were recognized. Students were honored at the 2013 awards ceremony at Salve Regina University in January. Students who received "Gold Keys" will have their work sent to New York City to compete in the national competition. Their art teachers were Nina Reiner and Dale DiNapoli. Here's a list of the Cole winners: Brooke Matus on "I Can't Sea You," Paper Collage: I chose to do a beach scene because the beach is such a big part of my life. Whenever we go, we always spend long days there. My family and I …
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
With eight awards, Cole Middle School received more than any other school in the state.
Seven art students at Cole Middle School have been honored with Scholastic Art Awards, one student receiving two awards. It is a record for the school, art teacher Nina Reiner said. Some of the winners are longtime — relatively speaking — artists who’ve maybe even won an award before. But at least one of the Cole Middle School students who recently won an award for her work signed up for this year just to try something different. “I did art because I wanted to try something new,” said eighth grader Lauren Keenan. “I liked doing it in elementary school.” She earned a silver key in ceramics in the process. It’s no small honor, according to art teacher Karen Murtha. “It’s very prestigious, very,” she said. “It’s difficult to get in.” There …