Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


October 8, 2013

Students benefit from arts exposure


At BPS, Laura Ault taught Zumba during physical education classes and Don Edwards helped each second-grader make a pot. Elizabeth Miller’s second-grade students Skyped with a poet and younger students enjoyed a Dr. Seuss presentation on reading. The Cincinnati Arts Association presented “Magic Trash” and Cincinnati Children’s Theatre performed “Rumplestiltskin,” followed by classroom discussions and workshops. Rockwood called “Water Dance,” which incorporated dance into second- grade water cycle learning “a great interdisciplinary project.”

At BIS, Bonnie Stahlecker worked with students in grades 3-4 to incorporate handmade books with existing curricula, Hank Fincken performed a program on Christopher Columbus for fifth-graders and musician and dramatist Kevin Stonerock engaged fourth-graders with “Billy Yank – Common Soldier for the Union.”

At BMS, Lori Barr taught paper quilling with art teacher Grace Kontur and the Art Club for two weeks. Chaz Kaiser helped students make colonial lanterns out of stained glass, wood, and copper. Rockwood reports that music teacher Leon Enneking “continues to expand and improve the cutting edge world music program.” He received two John W. Hillenbrand Vision Fund for Quality Education grants to study with a master musician on gyil, Bernard Woma at Indiana University, and purchase new guitars for the BMS Music Club.

At BHS, former student Claire Heppner taught copper enameling. Andrea Grimsley mentored students on the second phase of an art history ceramic mosaic mural installed on a wall there. Laurie Ruble and Miranda Hamilton choreographed spring musical “Anything Goes.”

Some artists visited more than one school. Stanley Wernz was Abe Lincoln at BPS and BIS. Author/illustrator Will Hillenbrand encouraged BPS, SLS and BHS students. Neusole Glass professionals spent a week in the BHS parking lot teaching glass blowing and fusing to BPS and BHS students and the general public. Band director Eric Stauffer brought in professional musicians Ron Jones, Bryan Carter and Dr. Milt Allen as clinicians for BMS and BHS band students. At BIS and SLS, cartoonist Steve Harpster presented a draw-along workshop and gave each child an autographed drawing book. Adam Sidwell, author of the best-selling young adult book “Evertaster,” offered one week of convocations and workshops on writing and literacy at BIS and BMS.

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