Category: Vinalhaven School Enrichment

Ray Troll: Fin(e) Artist

Ray Troll, beloved artist of the Vinalhaven fishing community, visited the island last month.  Troll, who hails from Ketchikan, Alaska, makes bold art with a message- often about fish. He presented his artwork to students at Vinalhaven School and the community. Troll presented to grades K-5 in an assembly at the school, and also visited the

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LEAPS of Imagination Makes Island Connection

This October, second and third graders at Vinalhaven School participated in Leaps of Imagination. This years programs was “Galvanizing Connections Between the Island Landscape & Art,” and led students on a collaborative art making project, interweaving scientific investigation and literacy to cultivate stewardship of the land. LEAPS is also about encouraging students to practice their imagination,

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It’s Been a Busy Spring with Vinalhaven School Enrichment and PIE!

April was Poetry Month! We celebrated with Port Veritas Poetry workshops. Port Veritas is a community based organization whose goal is to enlighten, engage and entertain with poetry! The group came to Vinalhaven last year and we were excited to have them again! Poets Nate and Robin worked in the classroom during the week with

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Art Baron & Ingvild Waerhaug Baron coming to Vinalhaven next week!

Coming next week! Art Baron & Ingvild Waerhaug Baron Art Baron is an acclaimed jazz trombonist who began his career with the Duke Ellington Orchestra, and has played or recorded with a wide range of musicians, including James Taylor, Stevie Wonder and Bruce Springsteen. Art also plays pennywhistle, alto and bass recorder, didgeridoo, conch shell,

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Vinalhaven School Enrichment Happenings!

How to Build a Giant Puppet! Veteran puppeteer Peter Isnardi is at Vinalhaven School this week introducing students to large-scale puppetry and building a life-sized puppet for The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, to be performed in December. Kids of all ages are working with Peter in their theater classes, as are the cast

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