Preparing for student success this school year with arts education

Categories: Blog, Education, Uncategorized

By Amy Mitchell Communications Manager  It’s back to school season for students in Charlotte-Mecklenburg. While parents and students are finishing up vacations and summer camps, shopping for school supplies and new jeans, ASC is preparing for another academic year of taking arts education into area PreK-12 schools. Embarking on its fourth year, ASC’s School Grants …

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CMS Fifth Graders Find Endless Possibilities

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog, Education

“Endless Possibilities” is more than the title of the performance more than 11,000 fifth graders in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools experienced two weeks ago – it is a mantra for the arts opportunities available to students in and out of school. Collaborating on the experience that sought to open the eyes of the CMS students were the …

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Nominate a Great Teacher Today

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

Know a great teacher? Of course you do! Nominate him or her for a Cato Excellence in Teaching Award. The award annually recognizes six creative teachers. Each recipient receives a $1,500 award. Nomination applications are available on ArtsAndScience.org and the deadline is Friday, March 1, 2013.  The finalists and recipients will be announced during ASC’s annual …

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Heaven Sherman’s Studio 345 Journey

Categories: ASC, Blog, Education

By Glenn Burkins, Studio 345 Teaching Artist For as long as her family could remember, 19-year-old Heaven Sherman has wanted to perform – as an actress, or maybe as a singer. In mid-December, just before the Christmas break, Heaven joined dozens of other high school students in a closing-night performance celebrating the completion of Studio …

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Help Create Lasting Memories

Categories: ASC, ASC Projects, Blog

By Laura Sharpe, Associate Director, Community Giving One memory that sticks out in my mind from elementary school was getting on a big yellow school bus to visit the Pink Palace Museum.  Since I walked to school, it was the first time I ever had been on a school bus, and it was also the …

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