Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Vincent Van Gogh

Ms. Hatchell's class learned about Vincent Van Gogh in art class recently.  They painted sunflowers as Van Gogh did.  Using the brush correctly, washing the brush between colors, and filling the space were goals for the painting lesson.  Look at their beautiful artwork!




Friday, March 22, 2013

7 Habits Books

Students in Mrs. Stevens' 2nd grade class have been collaborating to create digital books about the 7 Habits. They used the BookPress app to create these digital books.

7 habits
by Joshua Jordan Collin Kennedy
7 habits
7 habits
by Juzsell Brooke Ethan
7 habits
7 habits
by Chloe,Taylor,Kios and Kendall
7 habits

Monday, March 18, 2013

PhotoCard Book Summary

Students in Mrs. Hall's 3rd grade class collaborated to create a digital postcard about the book Stone Fox by John Gardiner. They used the the PhotoCard Lite app on the iPad to create this postcard.

Youth Art Month 2013

Many students from White Knoll Elementary have original art works on display at the Tapps Art Center in celebration of Youth Art Month. You can view these beautiful works of art in this digital book that was compiled by Chad, one of Ms. Robertson's Art Focus students.
Check it out! Click on this link: Youth Art Month 2013

Read Across America Day!


Mrs. Crews' first graders enjoyed bringing a friend from home as a reading buddy on Dr. Seuss's birthday. Enjoy this video that shows highlights of these students as they celebrated Read Across America Day!



Thursday, February 21, 2013

Digital Book of Art

This week our teachers received some technology training on the use of the bookPress app for iPads. Taylor and Chad, two students in the fifth grade Art Focus class created our school's first published digital book using the bookPress app. They took pictures of all of our school's entries in the Winterfest Art Exhibit.
To view the book, click on the image below. When the next page opens, click on the same image on that webpage.

Winterfest 2013
by WKE Art
Winterfest 2013

Monday, November 19, 2012

Trees Are Important!

Alexa from Ms. Elliott's class is the winner of the 4th grade poster contest that is sponsored by the Lexington County Water and Soil Conservation Commission. This year's theme was "Trees Are Important!" Alexa's poster will represent our school in the district-wide competition. Our art teacher, Mrs. Robertson, promoted the poster contest and led the 4th grade students through a multi-phase jury process to select the winning poster.  Here is Alexa's beautiful poster: