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    "My contribution to the world is my ability to draw.

    I will draw as much as I can for as many people as I can for as  long as I can.
     
    Drawing is still basically the same as it has been since prehistoric times.
     
    It brings together man and the world. It lives through magic".
     
                                                                                                                                                      - KEITH HARING -
     
     

     

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    Sewanhaka Central High School District Advanced Placement Art Student Shine At Advanced Visions 15: High School Artists of Excellence Exhibit at LIUPost

    LIUPost in Brookville, NY hosted its fifteenth annual Advanced Visions: High School Artists of Excellence exhibit from December 11, 2018 to January 9, 2019 at the B. Davis Schwartz Memorial Library/S.A.L Gallery. “The works showcase the best creative minds synthesizing concept, materials, skill and form.” The exhibition featured artwork by 68 high school Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate students. This year, 34 public and private schools throughout Nassau and Suffolk Counties submitted students’ artwork for display.  Representing Sewanhaka High School’s AP Studio Art program were Sean Daduya and Sophia Villavicencio. The Sewanhaka High School Art Department is so proud of our student accomplishments!

     Sophia and Sean

     Sophia Villavicencio and Sean Daduya


    Know Your Classmates Day

    Know your Classmates Day is a program designed to create and nurture healthy and open relationships between classmates and in turn creates inclusive communities online. On October 26, 2018, Sewanhaka High School participated in the nationwide "Know Your Classmates" Day, an initiative created by the Beyond Differences Foundation, sponsored by Jostens and Rodan + Fields.

    Know your classmates day

     

    The Halls of Sewanhaka
     
    This year Mrs. Filippone created a mural showcasing the many teams, activities and memories that have occured in the halls at Sewanhaka. The wallpaper mural sits outside of the band room on the 1st floor. The goal is to have the mural continue to grow with new memories that future Sewanhak students will create in years to come.
    hall decor

    Brooklyn Museum Trip 

    This year Mr. Aragon and Mr. Lundergan took studenst to the Brooklyn Museum of Art to see competpoary artists. The purpose of the trip was to gain an understanding of how installation art is created. Students would take this information to develop and create a temposry installation for the school.

     

    Brooklyn Museum   


    Fall Decor

    The Sewanhaka Art students created displays to celebrate the fall season.

    SHS Halloween  SHS Halloween


    Spread Your Wings and Fly

    This year the Sewanhaka High School Art Department is finding new and creative ways to bring students together while showcasing the importance of Art Education. In support of Art month, the staff had every Art student create a butterfly and posted them in the hallways of Sewanhaka. Along with the butterflies is the quote "until you spread your wings, you'll have no idea how far you can fly." 

     buterflies
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