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BCD Arts Week 2019: March 11th - 15th

Next week is Arts Week at BCD. Our students will be exposed to dance, drama, or ceramics depending on what grade they are in. Each year, BCD hosts artists-in-residence during Arts Week. Students work closely with these artists and have the opportunity to delve deeper into a particular medium.

A recent study covered in this Mindshift article found that "adding time for dance, theater, or visual arts isn’t at odds with traditional measures of academic success". Some statistics even show it improves scores on writing tests. In fact, many would maintain that students' lives are enhanced by exposure to the arts at school and to experiences they would not normally have exposure to. Arts Week is a week that we look forward to and that we strongly believe improves the quality of the education we provide.

Below is a full schedule of the week's events:
  • Working with PS-2: Ryne Haldeman, Dance (Ovation Studio for the Performing Arts)
  • Working with 3-5: Sean Scrutchins, Drama (Colorado Shakespeare Festival)
  • Working with MS: Todd Redmond, Ceramics (Todd Redmond Contemporary Ceramics)
ASSEMBLIES AND SPECIAL EVENTS 
  • Fine Arts Week Kick-Off Event: CO Shakespeare Festival, Macbeth—Upper Elementary and Middle School  
    • Friday, March 8, 12:30-2pm, BCD Gymnasium 
  • Opening Assembly: Meet the Artists—All School 
    • Monday, March 11, 8:30-9:00am, BCD Gymnasium 
  • Student Art Show—K-8 Students and Families 
    • Thursday, March 14, 4:30-6:30pm, Middle School Activity Room 
  • Closing Assembly: Presentations and Performances—All School including Grandfriends and Parents
    • Friday, March 15, 10:15-11:00am, BCD Gymnasium 
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