Arts

Get your Tickets to The Pirates of Penzance

Posted by on Nov 10, 2016 in Arts

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Family Fun at The Sharon Academy’s Circus!

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Arts, Middle School, Upcoming Events

Family Fun at The Sharon Academy’s Circus!

Two performances: Friday, March 28th, Carnival starts at 6:00 pm, Circus starts at 7:00 pm. Saturday, March 29th, Carnival starts at 4:00 pm, Circus starts at 5:00.  $3 admission.   Join in the fun at The Sharon Academy Middle School Circus on Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29!  For the eighth consecutive year, middle school students from The Sharon Academy (TSA) will be performing their circus at The Sharon Academy High School on Route 14 in Sharon.  Troy Wunderle, Big Top Tour Artistic Director of Circus Smirkus and the Director of Clowning for the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, has returned to TSA to lead the students in creating a hilarious circus which consistently draws huge crowds.  Come early to experience the pre-circus carnival – a wonderful collection of student-run games and activities for children.  Light refreshments will be available for purchase.  Fun for the whole family. To see photos from the first few days of rehearsal, please click here: ...

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Electives at TSA High School, Fourth Marking Period, 2014

Posted by on Mar 19, 2014 in Academics, Arts, High School

  Key Successful completion of a class marked with * earns .25 studio art credits.   Successful completion of a class marked with ^ earns .25 physical education credits.     ^Weight Training Pass/Fail/Excellent Classes will be held at Vermont Law School.  This is a trial basis.  Students will develop fitness regimes, which could be goal or sport specific, consisting of free weight, nautilus and aerobic components.  Females as well as males are encouraged to participate, and all participants should be ready to work hard.  Basic elements of anatomy, physiology and nutrition will be addressed.  Grades will be based on the following components: written regimen, goal sheet, training log, participation and safety awareness.  Assessment methods may include short quizzes, readings or small projects, like presenting an exercise to the class. Successful completion of this class will earn a student .25 PE credits. Instructor: Steve Basham   ^Spring Running Pass/Fail/Excellent We’ll go running on nearby dirt roads and go out no matter what the weather. Students do not need to be able to run very far or fast to take this class. It is fine to start out mostly walking and then build up the amount of time spent running. The overall goal is for students to increase or maintain their fitness, develop or maintain good exercise habits and get outside. Students will be expected to be outside for one hour every class and one day per week outside of class. They will keep track of this information in a log. Students must show up ready on the first day with: running shoes; synthetic fabric long underwear, hat and socks (no cotton); gloves or mittens; water-resistant shell and wind pants; lightweight synthetic jacket or other warm layer; and a stopwatch or other way to keep track of time. All students will be expected to participate fully every class. Basketball players and other athletes may not take this class if it conflicts with their sport. Instructor: Larry Satcowitz   ^Yoga Pass/Fail/Excellent This will be a mixed-level yoga class comprised of mostly vinyassa flow yoga centering on Anusara-based philosophy, which deals with goals of self-esteem, self-empowerment and general positivity. The class will be taught using a combination demonstrations and oral cues. There will be several acroyoga classes as well, which will center on collaboration and teamwork. The class will provide an opportunity for students to become more active and experience the mental and physical health benefits of yoga. Students will leave the class with thorough knowledge of surya namaskar A and B, which are forms of the sun salutations.  Instructor: Maddy Fields   ^P.E. (females only) This PE elective will run during the first marking period. Each week we will be doing a different unit comprised of standard PE activities such as kickball, dodgeball, handball, etc. This is a great opportunity for those who want to be active and try new sports and activities outside of organized athletics. Grading is based on attendance and participation. This class is pass/fail. Instructor: Blake Fabrikant   Fly Fishing Pass/Fail/Excellent Learn the basics of fly-fishing on our very own White River!  Some equipment is available for loan – everyone who wants to take this class should sign up Instructor: Carter Glass   *Photo II “Take This Down” Prerequisite: Successful completion of Photo I or permission of instructor Students in this class will study and work to create projects that challenge the viewer.  There will be work outside of class, a computer is helpful, and students will need their own cameras. Instructor: Laura DeCapua   *Watercolors This class will still life painting, learning various techniques for creating edges, for mixing colors, for...

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Our Fall Musical: In the Heights!

Posted by on Nov 11, 2013 in Arts, Community, High School, Upcoming Events

Our Fall Musical: In the Heights!

This year’s musical is the multi-Tony Award winning In The Heights. The story revolves around the themes of college, community and home (both leaving home and coming home again) and the music is an energizing mix of hip hop, rap, and salsa. We dare you to sit still! Performances are November 22 and 23 at 7:00 at the Chandler Music Hall. Click the “read more” button for ticket information.

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