SchoolArts Magazine

DEC 2018

SchoolArts is a national art education magazine committed to promoting excellence, advocacy, and professional support for educators in the visual arts since 1901.

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need for services. They've learned to recognize problems in the school and neighborhood environments, and they exercised problem-solving skills in devising creative solutions to these problems. Involving students in com - munity beautification and better- ment has strengthened their character a nd allowed the community to see our youth in a positive light. Melissa Hoener is an art teacher at Arm- strong Junior-Senior High School in Kit- tanning, Pennsylvania. N A T I O N A L S T A N D A R D Connecting: Relating artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context. W E B L I N K melissahoener.weebly.com/capstone- project.html Students addressed community issues through two service learning projects, creating care packages for newly adopted animals and painting downtown vacant storefront windows.

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