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...he said. "I did a pastel drawing of a wolf skull and salmon head. That was my first $50."In high school, art teacher Max Lewis was an early influence, a man the teenage Crondahl looked up to for more than one reason."He was a survivor...
TMHS puts out new high-tech, interactive yearbook for 2014

...hanging on the wall - but they were really looking at the art through the Aurasma app to find hidden images.Late TMHS art teacher Jan Neimeyer, who posthumously won the Mayor's Award for Arts in Education this year, had augmented reality pieces...
TMHS takes 3 titles in Alaska Student Activities Association's All-State Art competition

... the competition, art teachers across the state are invited to submit digital images...which works to submit can be overwhelming, said TMHS art teacher Heather Ridgway, with so many different categories...
Juneau's Art Fest teams return from Yakutat

...Ceramics master and Wrangell art teacher Kurt Garbisch instigated this exchange...and his school district invited art teachers across Southeast to bring their...Activities Association.Attending art teachers are expected to teach a workshop...
Painting the town

...vibrant paint, they slowly covered the massive panels that would eventually equal one complete mural.Anna Widman, art teacher at Nikiski High School, conceptualized the mural. She intends to organize a series of community inclusive art projects...
A gesture of peace and hope

...own, independently made origami peacock to his exchange school. With his efforts recognized, Mohanna met with THMS art teacher Heather Ridgway to help conduct a workshop with her students on how to fold and assemble their own. Mohanna made several...
Kennedy Center artists to lead workshops for Juneau teachers

...Participants will learn how to help students express their poems through dance with an integrated approach to language arts. Teachers will explore a variety of movement techniques that extend students' ranges of movement choices to express their words...
Mayor's Award highlights teacher's far-reaching contributions

...honorees' lifetime, becoming part of the fabric of the community in ways both obvious and subtle.Neimeyer, a local art teacher who died in August, worked with students at both high schools and at the elementary level for nearly 30 years. Among...
The art of Mardi Gras mask-making's always more fun with one. If you don't have one lying around, worry not - Heather Ridgway, artist and art teacher at Thunder Mountain High School, agreed to share some of her techniques for making leather masks.Ridgway started...
Anchorage schools plan to add extra class

...There also are concerns about burnout and adding to grading work many already take home.Eagle River High School art teacher Jacob Bera said having fewer educators teach more classes will allow students to return to school with the same course...


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