Fine Arts

Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All

Holiday Performances Bring Cheer to All Fine Arts departments across all of our districts have been busy getting students ready for holiday performances. Band, orchestra, theatre, choir, dance, and many other groups of talented kids were excited to bring back the season’s spirit this year! Fort Bend ISD Northside ISD Santa Fe ISD Fort Bend …

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National Arts in Education Week

National Arts in Education Week Since 2010, National Arts in Education Week brings attention to the importance of art studies in schools.  This week aims to join elected officials and educational decision-makers to support equitable access to the arts for all students. Benefits of Fine Arts Education Students of every age benefit from studying fine …

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North East ISD Student Finds Success in Hollywood

North East ISD Student Finds Success in Hollywood Students in North East ISD learn fine arts starting in pre-k and kindergarten, and this former Stone Oak Elementary has taken his passion to a career at a young age! Nicolas Cantu is doing what he loves, and soon you’ll be able to see that passion on …

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Alvin ISD Musician Accepted into Prestigious Program

Alvin ISD Musician Accepted into Carnegie Hall Intensive Musician Sandhya Mahesh of Shadow Creek High School in Alvin ISD has been selected to attend Carnegie Hall’s NYO2 Summer Orchestra Intensive. A Prestigious Orchestra Program This prestigious program is focused on providing musicians from underrepresented communities the opportunity to study under top orchestra players, as well …

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Judson ISD Art Student Advances to State

Judson Art Student Goes to State Competition Congratulations to Wagner High School junior Trinity Jarrell!  The Judson ISD student advanced to the state Visual Arts Scholastic Event. Trinity received a Rating IV for her drawing titled “Father Figure”at the VASE regional competition. According to the Texas Art Education Association website, a Rating IV is the …

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Clear Creek Student Invention Wins Science Fair

Ella Schreiter, Brookside Intermediate student in Clear Creek ISD, has pioneered a new and immersive way to help young musicians learn to follow the beat of music. As a new band member learning percussion, she at first struggled to find the rhythm. She explained how the older students would tap the younger students’ shoulders to …

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STEM STEAM Students Explore Art

HOW TO APPLY TO SAISD SCHOOLS CAST Med is the third high school in San Antonio ISD’s CAST Schools Network.  The school was created to help supply San Antonio with much-needed doctors and medical researchers.  CAST Med students follow one of three pathways: medical professionals, biomedical research, or public health professionals. CAST Med emphasizes medicine …

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National Arts in Education Week Honors Fine Art Programs

ART IN EDUCATION We celebrated National Arts in Education Week on September 13th-19th this year.  During this week we honored fine arts education in public schools.  Since 2010, when Congress designated this nationally recognized week, we celebrate the importance of including fine arts programs as a crucial part of a whole education. The 2010 resolution states, “Arts …

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Harlandale STEM Students Show Off Fine Arts Skills

Harlandale ISD‘s STEM Early College High School students did not let the pandemic stop them from performing their end-of-year talent show.  These students not only receive a focused education on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, but they are also offered excellent fine arts programs.  These talented students created a collaborative video showcasing a sampling of their fine arts …

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NISD Librarian said, “No Hand, No Problem” to this Aspiring Violinist

NISD LIBRARIAN SAID, “NO HAND, NO PROBLEM” TO THIS ASPIRING VIOLINIST Strings is a Northside ISD after school program for 5th graders who aspire to be violinist. The fine arts program allows them to learn how to play the violin and prepare them to join the middle school orchestra. Villarreal Elementary School student, Kevin, who was born …

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