The Bella Vista Arts & Crafts Fair boasts an average 200 vendors, including student clubs and a variety of food and drink vendors. With 12 high school campuses in constant use by over 21,850 students and over 3,000 staff, our facility needs far exceed the standard funding allotment we receive from the State for school facilities maintenance. Also at the October Governing Board Meeting, we recognized the heroic actions of two staff members at Mount Miguel High School who saved the life of a student. Marco de Jong has been named the Arts Student of the Year by the Auckland University Arts Students’ Association.
On Tuesday, October 11, we held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house with building tours to view the newly modernized main building at Valhalla High School. Over the past 7-months, OutsiderXchanges, a visual arts project based on collaboration, reciprocal learning and creative exchange has brought together six learning disabled artists and six contemporary visual artists in one studio space. Because most of the file sharing sites i used are down, i can’t claim anymore that this blog contains the biggest collection of old school live and radio hip hop tapes on the web. The Main Building, which is over 40 years old, and the theater at Valhalla High School have been dramatically modernized.
Moving on, if you are expecting a story about a bullied kid who uses his martial arts training as a tool to defeat his tormentors, gain self-respect, and win the respect of his peers; you’re not exactly on the money, but you’re getting closer. After a thorough assessment and planning effort, the Grossmont Union High School District Governing Board took action on August 4, 2016, to place Measure BB, a local school bond, on the November ballot. Although a school gives you much more than just formal education, it does eventually direct you to your career goal in life. The School of Arts and Social Sciences is delighted to offer 6 PhD Studentships.
Even though, I can’t be a part of the festivities, I can at least share my happiness with many of my fellow school mates, who feel the same way. The Downers Grove Music Club is hosting the fourth annual fund raising benefit, A Notable Celebration of the Arts on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the First Congregational Church in Downers Grove. I grew up with the school and it was equally pleasurable to see the school grow with us, getting new classrooms, winning national accolades, and basically making us proud to be part of this great institution. A workshop on Navigating the Audition/Portfolio Process will be offered from 6:10 p.m to 6:50 p.m at the College of Fine Arts – Theatre Lab.
A look at seedy underbelly of the martial arts world as told through the life experiences of Libre Fighting’s founder Scott Babb. As our movement evolves and engages with mainstream arts and cultural practitioners and organisations, we need to diversify.