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We’re Baaaaack!

The 14th Annual HPS Student Art Show is up and ready for viewing!  The show runs Monday, April 21 through Tuesday, April 29 with Artist Receptions from 5:30-7:30 each evening at the Hudsonville City Hall.  Find more information about the art show on our district web site: HPS Art Program The Georgetown Artist Reception is [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment April 20, 2014

Just Under The Wire…

Final Georgetown Art Show Selections!  Congrats, artists!       Find more information about our 2014 Art Show here: Hudsonville Art Program

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A Few More….

Well everyone, we are finishing our last selections for the 14th Annual HPS District Art Show.  Here are our most recent masterpieces – congratulations, artists! Check here for more art show information!  Hudsonville Art Program

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Continue Reading Add comment March 26, 2014

Jabuti The Tortoise

Second grade artists have created a new work of art based on a book by Gerald McDermott, “Jabuti the Tortoise”.  Jabuti is a tortoise from the Amazon Rain Forest who loves to play tricks on his friends.  Second graders enjoyed the story, but the best part was creating their own tortoises!  Jabuti   Creating the [...]

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Guatemalan Quetzal Birds

Georgetown’s third grade artists finished up their study of Mexico and South America with an exciting mixed-media project.  They began by learning about the Ojo de Dios weavings found in Mexico, and created their own Ojo weaving.  Once they got the hang of weaving their Ojo’s, the begged to make more – they have been [...]

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Mexican Blankets and…a Lizard!

First grade artists have been learning about the art and culture of Mexico.  After viewing Mrs. Persch’s brightly colored Mexican blanket, they created their own colorful blankets filled with oil pastel patterns. We decided our blankets needed something extra…so first graders added a big green lizard sunning himself on their blankets!  Bright Mexican Blankets   [...]

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We are having “catch up” days in the art room, finishing up projects left from our snow days last month.  As artists finished, they had an opportunity to draw these fun snakes.  We read Craig Frazier’s “Stanley Mows the Lawn” and searched for Hank the Snake in his book.  After looking at Ed Emberly’s snake [...]

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Continue Reading Add comment March 12, 2014

Got Talent? Time to Shine!

We’re getting ready for our 8th Annual Talent Show at Georgetown.  A few students found some extra art room time to help out with Talent Show posters.   Students in grades 3, 4, & 5….start practicing!  The Talent Show is Thursday, April 3rd! Here’s a 2013 flashback –  5th Graders doing a little Harlem Shake [...]

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More Georgetown Masterpieces

Here are our most recent District Art Show selections.  The show is coming up soon; visit our HPS Art Program website for more information! Congratulations, Artists!

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Mondrian + Kandinsky = ABSTRACT ART!

Fourth grade artists have really been flexing their art muscles this month!  Their latest creations combine their understanding of the abstract art of Mondrian and Kandinsky, plus their recent study of color families, AND our school goal of improving number sense and fractions.  Whew! After viewing work by Mondrian and Kandinsky, students discussed how both [...]

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