Friends of ArtQuest is hosting a Mardi Gras Ball fundraiser next month to support the program at Santa Rosa High School. Tickets include Cajun-styled dinner, wine, a silent and live auction, and music by Gatorbeat. The event is from 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Friedman Event Center in Santa Rosa. Tickets are $65 a piece and can be purchased via www.artquestmardigrasball.com Friends of ArtQuest is a nonprofit parent and community organization.
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Santa Rosa High School will host an ArtQuest information night from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. The meeting will be held in the multipurpose room in the main building of the campus at 1235 Mendocino Ave. Leaders will go over the application process and a faculty/counselor panel will be on hand to answer questions. The program’s eight specialty programs include dance, digital arts, instrumental music, photography, theater arts, video arts, visual fine arts and vocal music. Applications are available… Read More »
REMINDER: Santa Rosa High School is hosting an ArtQuest Fall Showcase on Thursday Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. A “How to be an ArtQuest Kid” fashion revue will be staged. The event is held to show visitors different aspects of the program and the eight specialty disciplines: dance, digital arts, instrumental music, photography, theater arts, video arts, vocal music and visual fine arts. For more information call 535-4842. In other ArtQuest news, interested students can now schedule appointments to shadow… Read More »
Santa Rosa High School is hosting an ArtQuest Fall Showcase on Thursday Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. A “How to be an ArtQuest Kid” fashion revue will be staged. The event is held to show visitors different aspects of the program and the eight specialty disciplines: dance, digital arts, instrumental music, photography, theater arts, video arts, vocal music and visual fine arts. For more information call 535-4842. In other ArtQuest news, interested students can now schedule appointments to shadow current… Read More »
Santa Rosa High’s recently graduated Nick Chuba won a $10,000 scholarship from the “Beach Blanket Babylon Scholarship for the Arts,” according to school officials. Chuba, an ArtQuest student, won in the acting category. He and fellow Panther Kelsey Tarantino were two of the nine seniors from the Bay Area who were finalists in the competition. The pair performed June 4 at Club Fugazi in San Francisco.
More than 90 Santa Rosa High School ArtQuest visual fine arts students spent Monday on the campus at Santa Rosa Charter School for the Arts for a collaborative mural-making and painting session. Guest artist Hiep Nguyen worked with both high school students and Arts Charter students on the project which began with prep work Sunday, according to Arts Charter Principal Elizabeth Evans.… Read More »
Backers of Santa Rosa High’s musical theater program sent these shots over to ExtraCredit with a reminder that only three performances remain for the school’s staging of “The Producers.” Remaining shows are Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Shows on Friday and Saturday are at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday’s show is a 2 p.m. matinee. Tickets are $10 general admission and $7 for seniors and students. All performances are held in the school’s auditorium on the campus at 1235 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa High School will host an open house for its ArtQuest program from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. The ArtQuest application process will be discussed and a panel of ArtQuest teachers will be on hand to answer student and parent questions. ArtQuest applications are available in the school’s front office or by downloading one at www.artquestonline.org. Priority deadline is Feb. 3. ArtQuest is in its 18th year and is a magnet program for visual and performing arts offering… Read More »
Piner High School has nabbed the prestigious Golden Bell Award for its Geospatial Technology Program. Piner will be honored by the California School Boards Association at their annual meeting Dec. 3 in San Diego. Led by teachers Kristi Erickson and Kurt Kruger, the three-year pathways program teaches students global positioning technology, map making, surveying and other skills. “The really wonderful thing about it is they can differentiate the curriculum within the course. We have special education students who are doing… Read More »
UPDATE: Want to know which ArtQuest students created this piece? Here they are: Rebecca McGillivary, Shushan Tesfu Zigta, Laura Thomas, Gemma Waaland, Cleo Malone, Sophia Kobus-Pigg, Kaitlin Jann, Samantha Jones, Catrin Wendt, Bryan Harris, and Laura Sugiyama. There are more photos on the Redwood Empire Food Bank Facebook page: http://on.fb.me/p2fe5w ————– Students from Santa Rosa High School’s ArtQuest program this week put the finishing touches on a mural that will be displayed at the Redwood Empire Food Bank. The mural’s… Read More »