After school hours before end of 2nd Quarter

I will be after school until 3pm on Tuesday 12/18, Wednesday 12/19, and Thursday 12/20 so that students can utilize the computer lab and cameras for make-up work!

Be sure to take advantage of these afterschool hours if you are looking to boost your grade before the end of the 2nd quarter.

I will not be taking any late work after Thursday, 12/20 at 11:59pm.  No exceptions!

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Afterschool Hours

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Reminder: I will be after-school until 3pm on 11/26, 11/27, 11/28

I am always after school on Mondays to assist students on assignments until 3pm except for Photo Club meeting days or otherwise stated.

Scholarships!

  • Arts for Life! annually awards $1,000 scholarships to 25 graduating high school seniors in Florida who demonstrate excellence in creative writing, dance, drama, music or visual art.  Launched by former First Lady Columbia Bush in 1999, the program has awarded scholarships to more than 450 gifted high school seniors.  Deadline: February 4, 2019

 

  • The Florida State Fair is proud to provide an opportunity for the most talented art students to receive scholarship money for their continuing education after they graduate High School.  They will be is awarding $10,000 in scholarship money to six High School Seniors. The first prize is $3500, second prize is $2500 and 4 awards of merit for $1000 will be presented at this years fair in February.  Deadline is November 16, 2018

 

  • Governor Rick Scott and First Lady Ann Scott have invited all Florida students to participate in the annual Hispanic Heritage Month art and essay contests, which will be centered around the theme, “A Celebration of Innovative Hispanic-American Leaders.” Students in grades K-3 have a chance to win a cash prize by submitting artwork, and students in grades 4-12 can earn a 4-YEAR FLORIDA PREPAID SCHOLARSHIP through the essay contest.  All entries must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, October 15, 2018.

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to school, students!  I am so excited to get to know all of you and meet my new students.

This website is organized by course – see the sidebar menu.

When school begins, all assignments and handouts will be listed on each course page.  Please use this site to view work when absent or to access assignment instructions.

 

Reminder to Students’ Families:

 

-New for 2018-2019 School Year: Student identification badges will be provided to students in grades 6-12 to ensure the safety and security of students and staff. Student must wear these ID badges at all times around the neck when on school grounds.  If you are not wearing your ID around your neck in my classroom, you will be sent to this office.

-Trench coats are prohibited districtwide this year. Hooded sweatshirts are acceptable, but hoods may NOT be worn during school hours.

-Additionally, Polk County Public Schools WILL NOT be imposing a districtwide ban on backpacks, lunch boxes and WILL NOT be requiring clear backpacks or lunch boxes. We hope this information will be helpful for families as you shop for school supplies and prepare for the new school year.

Finals & Late Work

Photo 1 & 2 have Final Exams next week!  See below for the schedule. Study guides will be distributed Friday, May 18.

IF YOU ARE GOING TO MISS YOUR EXAM DAY, YOU NEED TO SCHEDULE A MAKE-UP DAY WITH ME.  IF YOU DO NOT, YOU WILL RECEIVE A ZERO FOR THE EXAM.

Friday, May 18 @ 11:59PM is the last opportunity to turn in make-up work.  No exceptions.  You can email me pictures of sketchbook assignments or projects that have been turned in on Office 365.  I will respond to your email with a quick reply back to let you know that I got your grading request.

 

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You’re Invited!

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Students, parents/guardians, teachers, and all-
You are invited to the 14th Annual Lakeland High School Art Department Open House!

Thursday, May 3, 2018 from 6:30pm-8:00pm in the LHS Art Department Building

Each photography student will have work displayed at this exciting event and our AP Students will be especially showcased to show their accomplishments.