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On October 2, a group of 13 visited the Dodge Poetry Festival, a biennial four-day celebration of the art form in Newark, NJ. A smaller group of students attended the festival two years ago, but this year's group had more than doubled in size, proof of Avenues students' ever-growing interest in the written and spoken word.
'Tags: '10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 9th Grade, Arts, English, Humanities, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
On a sunny day in late October, the pre-K Goldfish class headed out hand-in-hand from Avenues to view some art.
'Tags: 'Art, Arts, Early Learning Center, Pre-kindergarten
Enjoy some of our favorite blog posts and videos from 2016.
'Tags: 'Arts, Early Learning Center, Lower Division, Middle Grades Program, STEAM, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program, Video, World Course
In a kindergarten art class, the students and I talked about how to mix brown from red, yellow, blue and white. Then I gave them a cup and challenged them to mix their own skin color.
'Tags: 'Art, Arts, Early Learning Center, Immersion, Kindergarten, Mandarin Chinese
One of the great things about being in a school like Avenues is the chance to use New York City itself as a classroom. On Wednesday, September 21, a group of Avenues faculty, led by the High Intensity Practice (HIP) writing team, and 35 students did just that, attending a Roundabout Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s play The Cherry Orchard.
'Tags: 'Arts, HIP Writing, Humanities, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program, Writing
Through their art and science curriculums, one group of pre-kindergartners has been exploring old technologies: light projectors, synthesizers and record players.
'Tags: 'Arts, Early Learning Center, Pre-kindergarten, Science, Technology
Over the course of this entire school year, the Silver Cats and Rabbits pre-kindergarten classes took a journey into the world of art, in which they practiced looking at (and making) sculptures, paintings, collages and assemblages. By learning about some of the different ways visual artists express themselves, the children were able to experiment meaningfully with self-expression themselves and take their own creativity more seriously.
'Tags: 'Art, Arts, Early Learning Center, Pre-kindergarten, World Course
Jordan Mahome first joined Avenues in fall 2013 as an upper grades English teacher. He was already familiar with many older students from directing Oliver!, the Upper Division musical performed the prior spring. After spending three years away, Jordan returns to theater this fall as a drama teacher for grades six through eight.
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Arts, Faculty, Middle Grades Program, Teacher Bio, Upper Division
Independent learning is encouraged with even our youngest students, and this spring the kindergarten classes participated in an independent study on self-expression through the arts.
'Tags: 'Art, Arts, Early Learning Center, Kindergarten
Rachel Park joins Avenues in fall 2016 as a middle grades art teacher in the Upper Division. Prior to joining Avenues, Rachel was a ceramics instructor and visiting artist at the Bryn Mawr School (Baltimore, MD).
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Art, Arts, Faculty, Middle Grades Program, Teacher Bio, Upper Division
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Angela Ji Xu first joined Avenues in fall 2012 as the head teacher in a Chinese section of kindergarten (in the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children... More...
Nelsa Cotte will join Avenues as a head teacher in the Spanish immersion program for pre-kindergarten. In the immersion classes, nursery through grade one, children... More...
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