St. Mary’s Elementary School in St. Mary’s, Kansas AND Rossville Grade School in Rossville, Kansas

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    Created by St. Mary’s Elementary School in St. Mary’s, Kansas AND Rossville Grade School in Rossville, Kansas
    What is the story behind these artworks?
    These artworks were created during a week long visit to work with Mrs. Nadine Fisher (art teacher) and her students at St. Mary’s and Rossville Elementary School from Monday February 6 thru Friday February 10, 2012. In total 550 students had and opportunity to participate from grades K thru 6th.

    Artwork Number 1: Created by Bronc Reser
    Title: Saving Nature
    Dream Theme: Nature
    Why does this theme matter to you?
    What is your favorite subject in school? Recess
    If you could pick any place in the world for this artwork to be displayed, what places would you pick?
    My cousin’s house in Alaska

    Artwork Number 2: Created by Kaden Brown
    Title: Art
    Dream Theme: Animals
    Why does this theme matter to you? It’s fun
    What is your favorite subject in school? Art
    If you could pick any place in the world for this artwork to be displayed, what places would you pick?
    My home

    Artwork Number 3: Created by Taegan Daryea
    Title: Animals Fun
    Dream Theme: Animals
    Why does this theme matter to you? My animals are so nice to me they snuggle with me.
    What is your favorite subject in school? Art, because I love art. That is why.
    If you could pick any place in the world for this artwork to be displayed, what places would you pick?
    Rossville

    Artwork Number 4: Created by Destiny Schmidt
    Dream Theme: Trees

    “OH MY GOSH!! I cannot believe I forgot to show you!! We are WRAPPING the pillars in the commons area (lunch room)!!!! AND we thought that when Mary Downing Hahn comes, our visiting children’s book author, we should WRAP THE GYM DOORS!! :) You have inspired us! :) Thanks—Nadine” art teacher

    The Wichita Eagle. Kansas.Com
    Posted on Wed, Feb. 22, 2012
    Kansas students create art for Dream Rocket Project
    The Associated Press
    Art created by Kansas students will be among those wrapped around a 365-foot replica of the Saturn V rocket at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala.
    A visiting assistant professor at Washburn University helped elementary students from Rossville and St. Mary create 550 pieces of artwork for the Dream Rocket Project.
    A news release from the Topeka university says the Saturn V rocket will be wrapped with more than 8,000 pieces of art in 2014.
    Beforehand, all submissions are being displayed in venues such as libraries, schools and museums. A show is planned at the Wamego Public Library in April.
    The young artists submitting their work come from hundreds of cities across the United States and other countries. © 2012 Wichita Eagle and wire service sources. All Rights Reserved. www.kansas.com Read more here: www.kansas.com/2012/02/22/v-print/2225431/kan-students-cr...


    Print a Dream Rocket Flyer:
    docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=tr...

    Learn how to participate at: www.thedreamrocket.com

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