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Art in Action

Virtual Art Show ~ May, 2020

Heroes Around Us and  Who/ What Brings You Happiness!

Thank you to all our students who submitted wonderful art for our first ever virtual art show!  Please click on the images below to zoom in and view each art piece.


Welcome to Francis Scott Key's Art in Action!

At Francis Scott Key, Art in Action is run by parent volunteers. Each grade level has a lead docent, who works to coordinate the volunteers and lessons in each grade level classrooms. The Art in Action website provides training and support for each lesson with extensive background information on the project and artist. There are both printed step-by-step instructions and an instructional video, and links to resources for each lesson.  All materials are provided for all the lessons.

Art in Action is made possible through the generous fundraising of our PTA and parent contributions.  The Art in Action program is a disciplined based, sequential art curriculum designed around the works of the Great Masters and includes multicultural lessons from around the world including: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Australia, Europe, and the Middle East.  Each grade level includes up to 12 lessons that introduces new concepts, vocabularies, and techniques appropriate for that lesson and skill level.  Through the classroom discussion before each lesson, the children also learn how to understand and appreciate art, and the emotion it evokes in them.  Check out the Art in Action website at artinaction.org to learn more.

Training for Art in Action is provided onsite at Francis Scott Key for incoming Kindergarten and new volunteer parents in the Fall. There are also webinars provided for each grade level through the month of September on the Art in Action website, and classes at the Art in Action headquarters in Menlo Park.
 
See you in the classroom!
Eliza Conroy
Art in Action Coordinator for Francis Scott Key
Email Me at art_in_action@francisscottkeyschool.org

Principal’s Monday Morning Message ~ September 14th

Happy Week 5 and Happy Grandparents’ Day!  We hope many of you were able to spend some time with your 

Virtual PTA General Meeting ~ September 16th

Please join us for our Virtual PTA General Meeting on Wednesday, September 16th at 6:00pm. We’re excited to “see” many 

Literacy Resource and Workshops

We are excited to have a new Literacy Specialist, Ms. Missy Keadle, as part of our FSK staff this year! 

Grandparents/Grandfriends Day ~ September 13th-20th

EXTENDED!!!   We are extending Grandparents Day Walk & Roll through next week, September 20th, to accommodate for the Air Quality.  

Principal’s Morning Message ~ September 8th

Good morning FSK students, families and staff, Happy Week 4! We hope you enjoyed your long weekend and had some 

Support our School Garden

Please support the FSK Outdoor Garden & Science Classroom!  Our  Garden Committee Chairs, Ashley and Carly, and Outdoor Science teacher, 

Principal’s Monday Message ~ August 31st

Happy week 3!  We hope you are all beginning to find your groove with Distance Learning. And this week, you 

Thank you ~ PTA General Meeting

Thank you for making our first virtual PTA General Meeting last night a fantastic virtual gathering!  On behalf of the 

Principals’ Monday Morning Message ~ August 24th

Good morning FSK students, families and staff! Wow!  We made it through week 1!  We are so impressed by our 

PTA General Meeting (virtual) ~ August 26th, 6:00pm

Please join us for our first Virtual PTA General Meeting of this school year on Wednesday, August 26th, 6:00pm. We’re 

Important Updates for FSK After-School Program

Mandarin and Spanish Classes: Reminder – Today is the deadline for Families to REGISTER in Spanish or Mandarin Classes. Families 

School Materials Pickup ~ August 20th and 21st

This is a reminder to please pick up materials and supplies for your FSK student on Thursday, August 20th and 

Welcome from our PTA Board

Wishing everyone a great first week of Distance Learning as we begin our school year!  While we may not be 

Principals’ Monday Morning Message ~ August 17th

Welcome back to school! We are so excited to begin this school year with all of you and our wonderful 

PTA Welcome Packet

  Welcome to FSK! In the PDF PTA Welcome Packet (see link above), you will find information on Volunteer & 

Principals’ Message ~ August 11th

Good morning, FSK families! We can’t believe it’s Fall already! Our first day of school is next Monday, August 17th. 

PTA Newsletter, Summer Edition ~ August 2020

Happy Fogust!  Or, Happy Foggy August if you’re not familiar w/the slang. ;).  We have a short Newsletter this month, 

Kinder and New Family Virtual Orientation ~ August 5th

Welcome! Our Principals are excited to provide a Virtual Kinder/New Family Orientation this Wednesday, 5th at 6pm for all the