Pointillism Painting

In Art class, the 1st grade students are learning about a new painting style called Pointillism. We’ve discussed the amount of detail and concentration required for this type of painting and related it to the incredible detail and care that God puts into His creatures here on earth.  Each student chose a picture that entailed one of God’s creations (animal, reptile, fish etc..). When looking at their pictures, students practice drawing what they see. After the drawing is complete, students ..

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Middle School Yearbook Club 2016-2017

east-lake-academy-yearbook-clubJOIN THE YEARBOOK CLUB to design and produce the 2016-2017 ELA Yearbook. Yearbook club, new this year, is designed for middle school students who are creative, love photography and art, enjoy design and computers, or who would just like to get involved in a club that is exciting and new. Click on the link for club details and permission slip which is due on October 14th.  

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Art Curriculum and Standards of Behavior

September 2, 2016Dear Parents,Greetings!!!I am Miss McCarthy, the art teacher at East Lake Academy. I am excited to be back at ELA and look forward to spending time with your children in class. To avoid messes on student clothing, I ask that you please have your child bring one large long-sleeved shirt by Monday, September 12th. This will be used as your child’s paint shirt for art class. Students in art class will be graded on skill level and the East Lake standards of behavior. There is a mo..

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Art: Preschool-8th Grade

 Third grade students are currently working on a collage based off  Pablo Picasso’s artwork Three Musicians . Picasso was one of the artists who coined the term collage in the beginning of the 20th century and it still is a popular art term used today! Each student draws a musical instrument  while incorporating a variety of art materials.  The students in fourth grade are learning about Marc Chagall’s stained glass windows. In their project, students are assigned to color with markers ..

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Syncing the ELA Calendar

Why Sync?While it can be common for people to copy, download, print and import calendars, none of these processes offers the real-time benefit of syncing. Once you sync to one or more of East Lake Academy’s calendars, updates and additions to those calendars are automatically reflected within your calendar system.  Click on the PDF below for easy to follow instructions.Google Calendar Syncing Instructions

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Art: Preschool-8th Grade

Please take a look at ART in the middle school! This month, The sixth grade class is currently learning about the artist M.C. Escher. M.C. Escher was a graphic artist well-known for his mathematically inspired art designs called tessellations.  Tessellations are a series of repeating patterns or designs that interlock. The positive and negative space work together to create the images that the students draw. Each student has been challenged to use their imagination when coming up with their own..

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