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And…Here We Go!

Hello everyone – we are off and running with another year of creativity at Georgetown! This year is extra exciting because we have added another ART ROOM for Mrs. Persch – right next door to Mrs. Brouwer’s art room!  Mrs. Persch teaches all four Kindergarten art classes, plus Mrs. Woodring’s 1st grade and Mrs. Greenlund’s [...]

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Continue Reading 2 comments September 8, 2014

What’s YOUR Name?

Our first big art projects this year are all about NAMES!  Each grade level is learning a different way to write their names – 1st and 2nd grades are learning BUBBLE LETTERS, 3rd is learning BLOCK LETTERS, and grades 4 and 5 are learning how to write their name in CURSIVE.  Students then added the [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment September 8, 2014

Welcome Back!

Hello Georgetown Artists! Mrs. Brouwer and Mrs. Persch would like to welcome you to Georgetown! We’ve been busy getting two art rooms ready for you – yes, you read that right, TWO ART ROOMS! Mrs. Persch will also have an art room this year and will teach Kindergarten and one 1st and 2nd grade at [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment August 21, 2014

Georgetown is Looking Spiffy!

Our floors are shined up and teachers have been busy getting their classrooms ready for a new school year.  I’m excited to tell you that we also have nine NEW pieces of student artwork that have been added to our permanent collection!  Our wonderful Mr. Rob has installed the pieces throughout our building – take [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment August 12, 2014

A Look Ahead….And Back!

If you are visiting the Art Room Blog because you will be new to Georgetown Elementary in the fall….WELCOME!  Please explore our art blog to see what we create – and don’t forget to take a look at the over 6,000 works of art on display in our on-line Art Gallery, ARTSONIA as well. As [...]

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Continue Reading 2 comments June 8, 2014

The Library is OPEN!

Don’t forget to visit the Georgetown Elementary Library during our summer library hours!  The library will be open every Tuesday through July 29 from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Mrs. Brouwer will be helping out at the library on Tuesday, July 15th – I would love to see you and hear all about your summer vacation!     [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 6, 2014

Saving the best for last…Chihuly!

Georgetown’s 5th Grade artists recently learned about one final artist for the school year – and he turned out to be one of their favorites!  We discovered glass artist Dale Chihuly and created two works of art in his style – a beautiful chandelier made of recycled water bottles, and a macchia bowl installation that [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 4, 2014

Heart of Hudsonville

Looking for a fun challenge this summer?  Enter your best photo in the “Heart of Hudsonville” Photo Contest!  There are several categories that you may enter, including “Our Favorite Places”.  The contest is open to everyone, but photos must be taken within the Hudsonville City Limits. Of course, there are cool prizes!  Grand prize is [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 3, 2014

Special Thanks To…

We are so blessed at Georgetown to have wonderful parent volunteers who give so much of their time to help us out in so many ways.  I’d like to give a special thanks to LISA VREDEVOOGD for hanging artwork in the hallways for me this year – you are amazing!  I love seeing the students’ [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment June 2, 2014

Feelin’ The Love

I am loving the sweet handmade gifts that my artists are bringing in for me this year!  I hang them in my kiln room to brighten up the cement block walls – I have quite a student gallery in that little room!

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