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Photos: Unique art project brings bones into artwork

Sophia Harvey, left, and Jahrease Mays study a deer bone as they work on an art project taught by Art Specialist Nancy Lehnhart at Mendenhall River Community School on Thursday. The project is called "Georgia O'Keeffe Meets Mark Kelley...
Photo: Setting up the show

Elementary Art Specialist Mimi Walker staples up student artwork Friday for display at the Nugget Mall. About 200 artworks, two from every elementary class in the Juneau School District, will be on display for the next two weeks in the All-City Elementary Art Show.
Gastineau school hosts first Art Walk

...generally create art with their regular classroom teacher, using "art kits" created for each grade by Elementary Art Specialist Nancy Lehnhart. Through the Elementary Art Program, Lehnhart visits Juneau's elementary classrooms several times...
Carnival of Arts at UAS to include student art show made possible with support and volunteer help from the Women of the Moose, and is facilitated by Elementary Art Specialist Nancy Lehnhart.For more on Community Day on campus, visit
Young artist designs rotating student art exhibit at airport

...cooperatively with local art instructors including Elementary Art Specialist Nancy Lehnhart and Thunder Mountain High School art...School, and Lehnhart, the district's Elementary Art Specialist, who provides art support for teachers through art...
Charter school integrates art into its classes

Students at Juneau Community Charter School sat in a semicircle Thursday as art specialist Dianne Anderson showed them a reproduction of Van Gogh's "Starry Night." The 20 or so fourth-, fifth-and sixth-graders...
New cuts proposed

...adding an hourly position to replenish art kits. One art specialist position is up for elimination. Prior to committee...decrease PTR at elementary schools; putting back the art specialist and EL positions; cutting the administration budget...
JSD to get hands on budget tonight

...for third graders, which adds back the equivalent of four Full Time Equivalents (FTEs). The second elementary art specialist, which was slated for a cut in a prior draft, is also added back in. Extended Learning (EL) cuts of three FTEs...
JSD approves budget after 3 hours of deliberation with no changes

...has to have a budget to the Assembly by Friday.The new proposal suggested adding back the cultural specialists, art specialist, one Extended Learning position, one custodial position in exchange for cutting attorney fees, 1 percent of the...
Take 'em, pass 'em on

...sketchbook 'travels' from artist to artist - in this way they are traveling sketchbooks," said the school's visual art specialist Louren Louwagle, who initiated the project. "Too often when we think about art, we think of the type of art we...


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