YEA FOR SUMMER ART CRAWLS
2007 Youth Art Month representatives from Fairview, Trailview and Mora High School.
Nationally known author/songwriter/poet Gary Dulabaum shown here with Fairview students as he completes a Halloween concert with emphasis on reading and literary arts in our schools
Minnesota Author/Illustrator Nancy Carlson is shown receiving a birthday cake in honor of her first book character, Harriet the Dog's 25th Birthday at a family night celebration during I Love To Read Month.
Nancy's two day visit included presentations at both elementary schools thanks to funding from Mora CAPP, Mora Parent Teacher Organization, and the East Central Regional Arts Council with an appropriation from the state legislature. Her fans included this preschooler who admires her I LIKE ME book!
Nancy also critiqued whole class artwork such as these first grader's pop up versions of their own I Like Me books and......
individual critiques like this promising young writer from first grade! Nancy predicts that this young author will go far!
Teacher Judy Broekemeier leads tour for Artist Teacher Showcase and describes the school /community tile murals done with elementary students all sponsored by CAPP with help from State Arts Board grants and East Central Arts Council funds.
Fairview Challenge third graders attend a Young Author/Young Illustrator writing conference in St. Joseph funded in part with Arts In Our Schools monies from East Central Regional Arts Council.
CAPP previous recent residency history:
Arts In Our Schools Dennis Warner concert at FV March 2008 $1,000 ECAC