Thursday, September 21, 2017

2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts awards announced

The White House Commission on Presidential Scholars selected 20 students from YoungArts finalists as recipients of the 2017 U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts award.

Research shows arts education promotes student success

New research commissioned by the William Penn Foundation and conducted by WolfBrown and Johns Hopkins University examines the impact and potential benefits of the arts on students.

Grant program for underserved schools renewed

Three Kentucky schools received New Troupe Charter Grants in the 2016-17 school year.

Art contest invites students to depict life on Mars

The Mars Society is holding an art contest in which students in grades 4-12 may submit up to three works of art illustrating human...

UK School of Music hosting Dalcroze institute

The University of Kentucky School of Music will offer its UK Dalcroze Institute on the Dalcroze Eurhythmics approach to music education July 10-21 in...

Kentucky Coalition for Arts Education summit set

The Kentucky Coalition for Arts Education and its member organizations will hold the Kentucky Arts Education Summit June 14-15 at the Galt House Hotel...

Walton-Verona honored for music education efforts

The Walton-Verona Independent school district has been recognized by The National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation as one of its Best Communities for...

Online arts integration and STEAM conference offered

Education Closet will host its Connectivity Arts Integration and STEAM Conference live and online beginning July 20. The conference provides a flexible and affordable learning...

Registration open for second annual Arts Education Summit

Register now for the 2nd annual Arts Education Summit, scheduled for June 14-15 at the Galt House in Louisville.
Students and family members of Maurice Bowling Middle School (Owen County) recently created a ceramic tile mosaic as a part of their Leader in Me program. The mosaic consists of 150 4-inch by 4-inch tiles and is approximately 40-inches by 60-inches. The tiles were affixed to plywood and hang in the school. Submitted photo by Anderson Sunda

Owen County teacher connects visual art to Leader in Me

By Anderson C. Sunda anderson.sunda@owen.kyschools.us "Set your course by the stars, not by the lights of every passing ship.” That was the message of a recent...