Hello our most respected teachers,
I wanted to share the amazing news that I just received-(student name) won 1st prize in an art competition for ‘under 18’ at Blick Fenway! He submitted a piece he made at school w Ms V entitled ‘rejuvenation’.
I thought you’d be proud to know and it will be hung at Blick until next Monday/Tuesday, so if you haven’t seen it yet and would like to, please do!
Thank you for inspiring the artist within! It’s such joy to see (student name) grow up and I thank you for guiding him together.
— what an exceedingly lovely email to read after coming home from a long day at work!
after a prep work overload today, i decided to get up on one of the art tables to have a dance party with a colleague.
not a single students caught us, which leaves me just a little bummed.
dancing on the tables is where it’s at.
Me: it’s time to clean up, please give me that red paper rectangle.
Me: we need to clean up, please hand it to me.
Kindergartener: BUT I’M IN LOVE WITH THIS RECTANGLE! *starts bawling*
Kindergartener: no, but I love it! *continues to cry*"
— no joke - one of my kindergarten students will do this every time we have a collage project. i don’t know what it is about tiny shapes of colorful paper, but the kids cannot resist hoarding them!