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Welcome to Mrs. Beck's Homepage!

Welcome to the art room at Washington School.
We will be doing lots of fun stuff this year so come prepared
to create something beautiful.
Try to remember not to wear your best clothes on art day.
See your in the art room!

Did you know????

over 2 years ago

Did you know? 
1. Did you know that students who study art are four times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement & three times more likely to win an award for school attendance?
2. Did you know that the federal No Child Left Behind Act clearly mandates the Arts as a core academic subject?
3. Do you think the Arts are an integral part of a well-rounded education?
4. Did you know skills learned in the Arts directly transfer to reduced drop-out rates, especially in economically disadvantaged children?
5. Did you know that arts and music education are mandatory in countries that consistently rank at the top in mathematics and science test scores, such as Japan, Hungary, and the Netherlands?
6. Did you know that arts education has a measurable impact on at-risk youth in deterring delinquent behavior problems and reducing truancy?

Wish List
Zip-lock bags (gallon size or larger)

*Old Calendars* ( with photographs of animals, nature, landscapes, flowers, etc.)

Cool whip containers with lids

margarine and deli containers with lids

Old or broken costume jewelry

Old flatware (to texture clay)

Saran wrap or aluminum foil

If you have any of the above items, please send them in to the art room
Our school will be participating in Artsonia, an online gallery of children's artwork. When your child's artwork is uploaded to Artsonia, it can be shared with family members and friends. You can also buy a variety of products that feature your child's artwork. For every product bought through Artsonia, our school receives a percentage in free art supplies! Please enjoy Artsonia. You can find a link to the Artsonia website under "My Links" .