Alcona Elementary Receives Major Grant to Help Bring Art Back to Classrooms After a Decade


first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisYou can fill the excitement and even hear some of the conversations that these students are having while creating a masterpiece, but this part of education wouldn’t be possible if it weren’t for one special teacher, Ms. Brooke Green, and Art in the Loft’s, Justin Christensen-Cooper.Yes! 10 years. That’s how long it took to reinstall art to Alcona Elementary. A grant was awarded by the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs through Art in the Loft Alpena.Green isn’t taking that reward lightly; she’s been busy since the beginning of the new school year making sure to plan out a unique lesson to teach each grade period.Art establishes a work zone for students to express themselves, especially after sitting quietly in other classrooms. Even Superintendent Dan O’Connor agrees. He’s already making plans to show off his student’s art talent.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious The process of getting ‘The Pond’ ready at the Northern Lights ArenaNext Junior high students get a crash course on financialslast_img

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