Arts Enrichment

 

Students enjoy programs representing a wide variety of the arts including music, dance, painting, writing (creative writing, expository writing, and poetry - including many visiting authors), theater arts, storytelling, and more. The bulk of our programming consists of hands-on workshops which emphasize student participation and active learning.

 

Highlights from the 2021-2022 program 

 

 

Kindergarten

Biscuit author Alyssa Satin Capucilli joined our Kindergarten classes for an interactive writing workshop

 

 

1st Grade

Ted Scheu, that poetry guy, helped our 1st graders bring poetry to life in a workshop focusing on rhyme and rhythm

 

 

2nd Grade

An authentic Mariachi band joins our second graders in their end-of-year fiesta bringing to life their final social studies unit, A Cultural Study of Mexico

 

 

3rd Grade

Journeys into American Indian Territory provides a full day Eastern Woodlands experience to our grade 3 classes

 

 

 

4th Grade

Rajani Larocca described her inspiration and writing process for her 2022 Newbery Honor Book, Red, White and Whole, during her virtual visit with the 4th grade.

 

 

 

5th Grade

5th graders spent the day with Connecticut's 2nd Regiment Light Dragoons to wrap up their year-long study of the American Revolution

 

 

ARTS FIELD DAY
 

 

Arts Field Day was held on Tuesday, May 17 from 1-3 pm for 4th and 5th graders. This one-day, afternoon event allows students to pick from among a variety of visual and performing arts workshops distinct from the regular school curriculum. This year, students could participate in Hip Hop Dance, iPad Photography, Acrylic Paint Pouring, Logo Design, and more. Thanks to the PTA for supporting this opportunity for our kiddos to explore the arts!

 

Check out photos from the event on the Riverside Reel

 

Full details of Art enrichment activities in 2020-2021 can be viewed here 

 

 

Upcoming Dates

2021-22 District Calendar (one page)

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