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Go Create - Stories about Enriched Learning Through the Arts

List of 5 news stories.

  • Grades 7/8: Filmmakers Screen Movies in Fries Theater

    Seventh graders in the documentary filmmaking class and eighth graders studying fiction filmmaking will screen their work for an audience of their peers at a Middle School assembly today. All year, teacher Dan O’Neill led students through lessons on filmmaking equipment and the specific techniques and skills needed to make different genres of movies.
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  • Grade 7: Japanese Printmaking

    Seventh graders learned from a guest artist recently who specializes in Japanese woodblock printing, an art form that dates back 1,000 years. Leon Loughridge of Dry Creek Art Press mixes his own nontoxic ink using rice paste and pigment, applying up to 20 colors to create beautiful art. His goal was to demonstrate a different technique in printmaking and shares, “I was impressed with how well they understood the process and were able to apply the technique right away.”
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  • Silver Key, Annie Mei Manassee (Grade 8):

    Artists Earn Awards in State Competition

    Congratulations to the five Middle School artists who received recognition in the 2017 Scholastic Art Awards of Colorado program. Two artists brought home the top award, a Gold Key: Julie Marwan (Grade 7) for her work titled Letters to the Editor and Clara Masters (Grade 8) for her piece titled Leap of Faith. They were judged against more than 5,600 works from Colorado students in grades 7-12 on the basis of originality, technical competence and personal voice.
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  • Grade 6: Renaissance Re-enactors

    History students are researching the people, places, art and architecture of the Renaissance this month but instead of writing a paper about their learning, they are headed to the Digital Media Studio for some creative projects. Each class was tasked with making a video to show their understanding of this pivotal era in history, according to teacher John Caldwell.
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  • Grades 7/8: Acting Club Gets Physical

    Students in the acting club learned new skills this week with a visit from Graland alumna Samantha Egle ’06, a professional fight choreographer.
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Graland Country Day School

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Graland Country Day School is a private school in Denver, Colorado, serving students in preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school. Founded in Denver in 1924, Graland incorporates a rich, experiential learning approach in a traditional classroom setting, emphasizing the development of globally and socially conscious leaders who excel academically.