Fontana Jt. 8 School District
Fontana, Wisconsin
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Artwork Exhibits - this school year (since July 2014)
 
Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
Artists practiced art basics of gluing, cutting, and creating their best work with this art project.
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
1st graders discussed what would make the best version of themselves. They used this as inspiration for their words and ...
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
5th graders were inspired by the artwork of artist, Frida Kahlo, and created work to reflect their own personality.
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
4th grade artists layered these created papers to make complex flowers for the garden decoration for our annual school-w ...
   
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Giant Flowers- 1st Grade (26 artworks)
Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
1st grade artists whipped up these quick flowers to help decorate for our art show! Since the art club created decoratio ...
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
5th grade artists created these detailed butterflies with symmetrical printing and detailed watercolor painting!
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
4th grade artists practiced color schemes, craftsmanship, clay techniques, and pattern with the creation of these peacoc ...
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
Kindergarten artists created these eye-catching bees by observing close details of bees after discussing insect parts!
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
Students printed butterflies to practice their understanding of symmetry. They added detail and even created a symmetric ...
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
5th grade artists observed the work of Gustav Klimt and recreated his richness in their swirly trees!
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
1st graders practiced self portraits while having a little time to practice their bubble blowing abilities!
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
Keith Huie, a Wisconsin artist, inspired our artists to create these eye-catching wood heads. Artists nailed all their o ...
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
2nd Grade artists read the story "Only one me" about a fish that learns life lessons. We studied the style and eye-catch ...
   
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Apr 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
We read the book, "ish" by Peter Reynolds and learned that we can create art "ish"-ly by trying our best and persevering ...
   
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Mar 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
1st grade artists used watercolor techniques to create colored puddles and dripped the stems down for their flowers. The ...
   
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Feb 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
Students learned about artist, Laurel Burch, and how she painted with color and eye-catching pattern! We used her cats a ...
   
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Color Wheel - 8th Grade (18 artworks)
Feb 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
8th grade artists created these colors by mixing all the primary, secondary, and tertiary colors from just red, yellow, ...
   
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Feb 2015, taught by Sarah Klein
2nd graders worked with warm and cool colors to invent their suns with exciting personalities. Shapes, colors, overlappi ...
   
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Birch Trees - 4th Grade (28 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
4th Grade artists created these trees from masking tape and painting techniques. Each is unique and eye-catching!
   
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Graffiti Art - 8th Grade (15 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
8th graders look at how graffiti was created with exaggeration and overlap then used those techniques to create their ow ...
   
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Dec 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
1st grade artists worked on created mugs to be 3D. The way the mugs curve creates the illusion that it's standing on a f ...
   
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Ornaments - Kindergarten (24 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Kindergarten artists created these patterned ornaments and added highlights and shadows to their art to create a 3D effe ...
   
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Dec 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
2nd Grade artists used collage techniques to practice adding details to their art. They learned about geometric shapes a ...
   
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Dec 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
4th graders created these fancy ornaments in one class period to help decorate for our school's music concert. These eye ...
   
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3D Ornaments - 3rd Grade (28 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
3rd grade artists practiced making flat objects look 3D by adding highlights and shadows. They also used problem solving ...
   
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Clay Pocket - 5th Grade (26 artworks)
Dec 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Students created these 3D pockets from clay slabs!
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
1st grade artists used their skills to create these cardinals out of simple shapes. They even made their birds have tail ...
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
7th grade artists researched an animal of their choice and created a composition that was also a guessing game! Students ...
   
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Notan Art - 5th Grade (28 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
5th graders worked with positive and negative space to work these interesting Notan art projects out!
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
2nd graders read the book, "Art & Max" and learned about two chameleons that had an artistic disagreement. Both chameleo ...
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
These clay artists created hearts from clay slabs using stencils then played with a variety of texture tools to add inte ...
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
1st grade clay artists created these little creatures from a pinch pots and clay spheres. They added little details to m ...
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Kindergarten artists created these funky winter penguins in preparation for a snowy Wisconsin! After practicing their pa ...
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
8th grade artists worked with one point perspective to create these crazy rooms with realistic and surreal elements!
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
These talented weavers used a circle loom to work around in a circle to create their fantastic weavings! These artists p ...
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
6th graders became master builders as they took on the challenge of puzzling together these spheres! Created just from s ...
   
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Clay Frogs - 3rd Grade (31 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
3rd grade talented artists created these funky frogs from pinch pots, clay coils, and clay spheres, They used their know ...
   
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Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
These artists used oil pastels and black paint to create their own scratch art paper. They practiced using stencils and ...
   
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The Dot - 1st Grade (30 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
After reading the book, "The Dot" by Peter Reynolds, 1st grade artists learned about a young artist, Vashti, who had tro ...
   
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Clay Snails - 2nd Grade (26 artworks)
Nov 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
These talented 2nd grade artists created colorful snails with slabs, coils, and spheres of clay. They practiced attachin ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Sixth grade artists worked hard on optical illusions while trying to trick the eye! Artists worked on adding colored val ...
   
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Lions-1st Grade (31 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
First grade artists created lion heads as well as a full mane for this fun project! Artists created multiple kinds of pa ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Second grade artists were influenced by artist James Castle as they created these colorful and crazy monsters. Artists p ...
   
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Cityscapes- 5th Grade (26 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Fifth grade artists practiced their skills at printmaking while making these cityscapes. Artists first created a warm an ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Seventh grade artists created an artwork containing a superhero action word and trying to make that word come to life! T ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Fourth graders experimented with painting concentric circles after they learned about Kandinsky's circle paintings. They ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Fourth grade artists worked from observation as they drew and added value to their still life. They worked on adding sha ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Kindergarten artists started by making a warm color sponge background sheet and then were taught about simple printmakin ...
   
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Witches Legs- 3rd Grade (27 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Third grade artists created crazy witch shoes, stockings, and skirts. They were able to choose from multiple materials t ...
   
 
Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Second grade artists learned about Vincent Van Gogh, while looking at highlights and shadows within objects. Students ar ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Fifth grade artists created spider webs by drawing with white crayon and painting on top creating a "resisting" techniqu ...
   
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Batik Trees- 4th Grade (28 artworks)
Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
4th Graders became masters of rulers as they measured out the grid necessary for this artwork. They then used crayons to ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Fifth grade artists studied dot art of Australian Aboriginals and created their version around their own hand print. Mul ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Kindergarten artists learned about artist Wassily Kandinsky and were inspired to create an abstract art piece. They were ...
   
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Oct 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Third grade artists learned about rainforest birds and were paying close attention to all their beautiful colors and pat ...
   
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Stink Bugs- 1st Grade (31 artworks)
Sep 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
First grade artists learned about "line variety" while making their three stink bugs. Students traced their own stinky f ...
   
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Sep 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Fifth grade artists drew a Sharpie marker from observation while adding shadows and highlights. They then created an "ex ...
   
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Sep 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Artists used various art supplies to draw from observation and practice their skills of drawing realistic objects.They u ...
   
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Sep 2014, taught by Sarah Klein
Artists worked on creating various shapes for their birds, as well as blending multiple colors for the bird bodies. They ...
   
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Artwork Exhibits - last school year (July 2013 - June 2014)
Artwork Exhibits - 2 years ago (July 2012 - June 2013)
Artwork Exhibits - 3 years ago (July 2011 - June 2012)
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Ranking grades: 
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for this school year ... state nation
1781 artworks #47 #903
566 fanclub members #42 #716
263 comments #29 #522
26 artist statements #68 #1155
  overall rank #30 #573
counts updated daily, last updated Apr 24 at 4:04 am
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School Awards & Honors
  2013-2014 Leadership Award
Ranked #10 in Wisconsin (#240 in the nation) for overall participation among middle schools
  2013-2014 Statements Award
Ranked #9 in Wisconsin (#129 in the nation) for artist statements collected among middle schools
  2011-2012 Comments Award
Ranked #6 in Wisconsin (#176 in the nation) for comments posted among middle schools
  2004-2005 Leadership Award
Ranked #9 in Wisconsin (#332 in the nation) for overall participation among all schools
  2004-2005 Fan Clubs Award
Ranked #8 in Wisconsin (#266 in the nation) for fan club signups among all schools
view all awards (9 awards in all)
 
Student Hall of Fame
Shown are five randomly-selected students who have entered the Hall of Fame this year.
 Scout79
awarded on 4/13/2015
 Mallory1938
awarded on 4/22/2015
 Inara31
awarded on 11/13/2014
 Gwen318
awarded on 4/9/2015
 Joshua19973
awarded on 11/14/2014
view all awards (216 students in all)
 
Recent visitor comments ...
Beautiful work Mallory!!!! -- Gramma
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What a great piece of work Nicky. I love the colors and textures. I can tell you worked very hard making it. Love you sweetie!
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I love your buzzy bee Alex! It looks like you worked very hard making it. Love you buddy :).
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Recent artist statements ...
I am Chloie and I am funny and silly.
written by Chloie39
I am RickiAnn and I am smart.
written by RickiAnn2
I am Morgan and I am funny.
written by Morgan12915
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