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5th Grade Students
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8th grade girls basketball team group photo

8th Grade Girls Basketball with the "W"in

Orff Ensemble Students
Students perform in Beauty and the Beast Jr
Family sitting together at the Habits and Hot Cocoa event.
Kindergarten students with 100 day crowns
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Students at MG with Tom Watson, author
Cantu Family with Firetruck
Students working in CSMS LMC
Students playing instruments
Washington Students with their 100 day crowns
Students smile before concert
5th Grade students at their DARE gradution
Students in their Team Prochnow/Nagys shirts
Students performing Beauty and the Beast Jr
CSMS Band Students

Artistic Literacy

Carl Sandburg Middle School eighth graders were in high concentration mode recently in Lilly Fischer’s art class. Some students were tracing images on windows while others were working on pottery wheels. Some were studying the works of artist Andy Warhol by tracing images, others were emulating contemporary sculptor Richard Erdman.

The great works of art provide guideposts to cultural literacy, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. That same publication states that arts education fosters creativity and teaches effective communication. In addition, the NCES states that the arts can often reach students who traditionally have had difficulty in standard academic environments and can improve the general learning environment for all students.