Multicultural GRANT Information

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Teaching Arts Creatively (TAC) Program Grants Awarded by AHA!

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The Arts and Humanities Alliance of Jefferson County has awarded 18 grants to teachers in Jefferson County Schools in its annual fall grant funding:

Shepherdstown Middle School-John Russell
$500.00 to purchase Orff instruments and music books
with the intention of meeting the National Standards for Music.
Shepherdstown Middle School-Chad Conant
$595.00 to fund Jazz Clinicians Pat Lowry, Jesse Shultzaberger
and John Lynch, Sr. to work with the Jazz Band. Also to have
John Lynch, Sr. conduct two concert band clinics.
Harpers Ferry Middle School-Charles Wall
$500.00 to fund Guest Conductor John P. Lynch, Sr. to work with
the concert and jazz bands.
Charles Town Middle School-Rachel Allen, Mr. Linde
and Adam Booth

$500 awarded for guest artist and musician, Adam Booth, to work
with 8th grade students to create a Claymation movie using Frames
software. This multi-disciplinary project will incorporate technology,
Claymation, music and storytelling. Music students will write background
music and narrate the film using Garage Band software.
Wildwood Middle School-Susan Carney
$500.00 for art supplies
This is a continuation of the tile mural project at Wildwood. Funds
will purchase tiles and glaze.
Jefferson High School-Larissa Elliott
$300.00 for guest artist Steve Warner
Musical History lesson for students, focusing on popular music of the
20th century-Stephen Foster, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan….
Eastern WV Regional Jazz Festival-J.P. Lynch, Jr.
$525.00 for Judges fees for Jazz Festival for Middle and High School
Jazz Bands.
Shepherd University Vocal Competition-Brooke Evers
$500 awarded for Shepherd University Vocal Competition for high
school seniors and juniors. The funds will go toward judges fees
and accompanist fees. This project was also funded by the Community
Grants program at $500.

The Teaching Arts Creatively program is proud to have awarded
close to $8,300 in this round of arts education grants. AHA! is
planning to hold a second round of arts education grants in
January/February 2012. Please check the AHA! website for details
or contact Sherry Sykes, Chair of the TAC Program at
sherrylsykes@gmail.com. This additional opportunity for an arts
education grant will be specifically to invite visual and performing
artists into the classroom to work with students. If you are an
artist in Jefferson County and you would like to participate in this
opportunity please contact Sherry Sykes. If you are a teacher in Jefferson County and you would like to apply for a grant to host an artist, musician, or writer in your classroom, please also contact Sherry Sykes.

Sherry Sykes
TAC Program Chair

Page Jackson Elementary School-Sheryl Fiolek
$367.55 for art supplies
Students will create a school quilt from recycled paper. The quilt will have seeds in the paper pulp, and the quilt will be planted in the school garden.

Blue Ridge Elementary School-Connie Balukoff
$500.00 for art supplies
4th grade students will make Nutcracker masks in December, and 5th grade students will begin a unit on pottery of South America. Students will study the country of Brazil and their culture, and they will learn the steps in creating clay pots.
Driswood Elementary School-Lisa Patterson
$500.00 for printmaking tools and supplies
Teacher would design lessons on printmaking for all grades. Create prints and mono-prints. Grant would enable Driswood to build up its art room supplies.
Driswood Elementary School-Angela Holsinger
$500.00 to purchase ukuleles for the 5th grade.
Funds would purchase 13 ukeleles for the 5th grade general music class.
Page Jackson Elementary School-Cheryl Crawford
$465.48 to purchase Orff instruments (5 xylophones) for the 2nd grade.
C. W. Shipley Elementary School-Nancy Guiney
$500.00 for the Accelerated Reading Program to purchase tickets to the musical Rapunzel at Imagination Stage in Bethesda. 45 students would attend this performance.
South Jefferson Elementary School-Pamela Shearer
$478.00 for a Folk Song performance project for grades 3-5. Funds will purchase a Dulcimer kit and folk songs for this unit.
South Jefferson Elementary School-Judy Chesley
$350.00 for a framed art show at South Jefferson Library. Funds will support the framing and matting of every student's artwork and a reception for the community.
Shepherdstown Elementary School-Amanda Townsend
$248.93 to purchase 1 tenor recorder and 6 alto recorders for a school recorder ensemble.
Wright Denny Intermediate-Lindsay Dove.
$463.25 to purchase 25 hand drums for grades 3-5. To be used with an Orff Schulwerk curriculum.
Shepherdstown Middle School-John Russell
$500.00 to purchase Orff instruments and music books with the intention of meeting the National Standards for Music.
Shepherdstown Middle School-Chad Conant
$595.00 to fund Jazz Clinicians Pat Lowry, Jesse Shultzaberger and John Lynch, Sr. to work with the Jazz Band. Also to have John Lynch, Sr. conduct two concert band clinics.
Harpers Ferry Middle School-Charles Wall
$500.00 to fund Guest Conductor John P. Lynch, Sr. to work with the concert and jazz bands.

Charles Town Middle School-Rachel Allen, Mr. Linde and Adam Booth
$500 awarded for guest artist and musician, Adam Booth, to work with 8th grade students to create a Claymation movie using Frames software. This multi-disciplinary project will incorporate technology, Claymation, music and storytelling. Music students will write background music and narrate the film using Garage Band software.
Wildwood Middle School-Susan Carney
$500.00 for art supplies
This is a continuation of the tile mural project at Wildwood. Funds will purchase tiles and glaze.
Jefferson High School-Larissa Elliott
$300.00 for guest artist Steve Warner
Musical History lesson for students, focusing on popular music of the 20th century-Stephen Foster, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan....
Eastern WV Regional Jazz Festival-J.P. Lynch, Jr.
$525.00 for Judges fees for Jazz Festival for Middle and High School Jazz Bands.
Shepherd University Vocal Competition-Brooke Evers
$500 awarded for Shepherd University Vocal Competition for high school seniors and juniors. The funds will go toward judges fees and accompanist fees. This project was also funded by the Community Grants program at $500.

The Teaching Arts Creatively program is proud to have awarded close to $8,300 in this round of arts education grants. AHA! is planning to hold a second round of arts education grants in January/February 2012. Please check the AHA! website for details or contact Sherry Sykes, Chair of the TAC Program at sherrylsykes@gmail.com. This additional opportunity for an arts education grant will be specifically to invite visual and performing artists into the classroom to work with students. If you are an artist in Jefferson County and you would like to participate in this opportunity please contact Sherry Sykes. If you are a teacher in Jefferson County and you would like to apply for a grant to host an artist, musician, or writer in your classroom, please also contact Sherry Sykes.

Sherry Sykes
TAC Program Chair

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