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SCOE to Honor Youth Arts Education Month Exhibit Participants

Awards Presentation and Reception to Be Held

Japanese globe artwork

The Sacramento County Office of Education (SCOE) will host an awards presentation and exhibit reception for students whose artwork is being displayed in conjunction with Arts Education Month. The awards presentation will take place Wednesday, April 27, 2005 at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available from 4:45 - 6:00 p.m. The event takes place at SCOE's David P. Meaney Education Center, 10474 Mather Boulevard in Mather, CA.

The Sacramento Board of Education proclaimed March 2005 to be Arts Education Month via Resolution No. 05-02. The Board encouraged all educational communities to "celebrate the arts with meaningful student activities and programs that demonstrate learning and understanding in the visual and performing arts."

Schools participating in the Youth Arts Education Month exhibit include:

  • Abraham Lincoln Elementary School
  • Barrett Middle School
  • Carmichael Elementary School
  • Churchill Middle School
  • Deterding Elementary School
  • Elk Grove High School
  • Foothill High School
  • Hagginwood Elementary School
  • Laguna Creek High School
  • Leggette Elementary School
  • Leimbach Elementary School
  • Mills Middle School
  • Mira Loma High School
  • Natomas High School
  • Sheldon High School

The Arts Education exhibit is sponsored by SCOE in conjunction with the California Arts Education Association (CAEA). The Youth Arts Education Month Exhibit may be viewed Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. through April 29.

Beginning in May, SCOE will host a display of African-style artwork inspired by the Crocker Art Museum's "Art and Identity in Africa." Students from three 8th grade classes in different districts within Sacramento County will exhibit work throughout the summer.