Past Art Honor Society President Maggie Andresen, using photography to heal

NOLA children

As many of us struggle to make sense of the senseless acts of violence in Baton Rouge, St. Paul     and Dallas over the past week, North alumni Maggie Andresen uses photography to lend a hand.

Maggie (daughter of our Librarian, Mrs. Dickerson) took this photo in New Orleans during a protest march this weekend. Maggie is interning with the Times Picayune newspaper for the summer. Her photo was picked up by Associated Press and was featured as the closing picture on last night’s ABC world news and CNN’s newshour.

Maggie graduated CHSN in 2013 and is studying photo journalism at Temple University in Philadelphia.

Upcoming deadlines

Past Due– 2 index cards each listing your name, grade and whether youa re a new or returning member

Wednesday, March 23– Inform your teacher what image you would like on your induction ceremony slide

Friday, April 8– Submission of display ready “best work” to Mrs. Diamond for the Induction Ceremony Art Show Reception

Monday, April 11– Mandatory Induction Ceremony rehearsal, 2-4pm in the auditorium

Thursday, April 14– Induction Ceremony.

-Officers and exhibits committee arrive at 6:30pm

-All members arrive at between 6:30-6:45pm – deliver pot luck donation to the library gallery and then report to the auditorium

-Ceremony begins at 7pm

Important Reminders

March 10– Deadline to speak with your art teachers regarding what images you would like on your slide for the induction ceremony.THURSDAY MARCH 13– GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING-  We will be assigning specific tasks for the induction ceremony.  ALL MUST ATTEND

March 17 – Email visualization of “10” to ndiamond@ccsd.edu (see examples below)

MARCH 20 – Transformation artwork due.  Please submit work mounted and ready to hang.

-Officers- speech drafts due

MARCH 27– MANDATORY INDUCTION REHEARSAL

 

*Strength and hope rocks info

Warming Hearts of Rockland Volunteer Project

Warming Hearts of Rockland provides care packages for Chemotherapy and Dialysis patients in local Hospitals.  They are looking for volunteers to help create inspiration stones for the care packages.  Specifically, they want the words “hope” and “strength”.

I have the stones that we will be designing with colored sharpie markers.  Now all I need is the volunteers!

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