The 7th Grade Chorus sang the National Anthem at the Iowa Energy basketball game on Tuesday, February 7, at Wells Fargo Arena. Little did they know they were the ONLY school singing! Despite being nervous, they represented the school well. The rest of the 7th graders were able to tag along and watch the Iowa Energy play.
Each year Art Educators of Iowa and the Iowa Arts Council host a juried show to celebrate Youth Art Month. Youth Art Month is celebrated nationally during the month of March to highlight the importance of art and arts education programs across the country. Each member of AEI can select ten artworks to represent their school at the judging.
An artwork from each student on our team was sent to state. Judging took place in January and three students from Clarke had work accepted into the 2017 Youth Art Month Show. Jessica Vazquez (11), Alena Allen (10), and Lauren Mickle (8) will have their artwork on display with over 200 other pieces of student work from across Iowa.
A reception will be held on Saturday, March 25th at the Johnson Wellness Center at Grandview University (1500 Morton Ave, Des Moines). You are invited to attend to celebrate their achievement. Registration and activities will begin at 1 PM, and the awards ceremony will begin at 2 PM.
The Youth Art Month show will be on display at Grandview University’s Rassmussen Center (2800 E 14th St) beginning March 10 until the celebration is complete.
If you are in Des Moines, stop by to visit the show and see their work as well as some of the best K-12 artwork from across the state!
Three Clarke Middle School Band members were accepted into the South Central Iowa Bandmasters Association (SCIBA) Honor Bands. Each of the three honor bands has approximately 100 participants. The SCIBA Honor Band . . .
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Permission Slips Required
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