Creative Arts Festival at Verona High School

VHS students will once again exhibit their creative endeavors from this year’s curricular and extracurricular activities at the high school’s annual Creative Arts Festival on Wednesday May 30th from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. Parents, families, friends, VHS graduates and the community are all invited to attend the annual  event, which will be held at Verona High School. 

The event is sponsored by the VHS chapter of the National Art Honor Society, with society officers and members setting up the displays and  coordinating the evening’s activities. Art teacher,  Ms. Sherman is the faculty advisor for the event and graphic design teachers Ms. Sciacchitano and Ms. McKelvey-Mclaughlin created the graphic design work  for the evening.

The displays will be set up in the new and in the old gym.  In the new gym, art, fashion, graphics, photography, English literature and world language projects will be on view.  Art students will be doing free hand and face painting. Bracelets, handmade by VHS art students will be sold as a fundraiser to benefit Minette’s Angels, a Verona non-profit foundation supporting breast cancer patients and survivors.  In addition, F.N. Brown art teacher Ms.Jasterzbski will be painting Hearts of Hope.

In the old gym, CAD,STEM and STEAM, fabrication and design projects created by Mr. Atkins students will be on display.  At 8:00 PM, CO2 Dragster Racing by the Engineering Club (a STEM project) will begin in the old gym.  Throughout the night, the Engineering Club will be selling organic freshly popped popcorn, the proceeds going to Minette’s Angels.

The evening will begin at 7:30 PM in the front lobby  with vocal performances by VHS students under the direction of Sean Clancy and Judy Szybist.  Instrumental performances will begin at 8:30 PM, under the direction of Erik Lynch, Taylor Reed, and Max Morden.  At 8:30 PM, the VHS Spotlight Players, under the guidance of Stephen Munoz, will perform student directed one-act plays in the Learning Commons.

The VHS art department wishes to extend a sincere thanks to Investor’s Bank for a generous grant of $5,000  for the new exhibition panels that we are using tonight.  We also wish to thank:  Clinton Glass in Verona for their donation of  mirror and colored glass; the VEA for their Creative Arts Festival grant; and the SCA for the ongoing monetary support that the festival receives for supplies, decorations and materials needed each year to put the show together.  

 

 

Wed, May 30
7:30 pm — 9:00 pm
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VHS students will once again exhibit their creative endeavors from this year’s curricular and extracurricular activities at the high school’s annual Creative Arts Festival on Wednesday May 30th from 7:30 to 9:30 PM. Parents, families, friends, VHS graduates and the community are all invited to attend the annual event, which will be held at Verona High School.

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