[DOE-Arts] Students honored, GRAMMY award, opportunities abound...

Lambert, Beth Beth.Lambert at maine.gov
Thu Dec 3 13:41:13 EST 2015

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Student Artists Honored: TOMORROW, student visual and performing artists from AOS 92, AOS 93, MSAD 41, and Biddeford School District will honored by the First Lady and other distinguished guests, at the Hall of Flags from 2-4pm. All are welcome to attend. Read more about it here<http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=a582edd6473e477ef6307c769&id=c5839939c5&e=f752f02de4>.

Maine Arts Education Resource Project - Integration: The Maine Department of Education is launching a new initiative and would like you to be a part of it! Participants will work to create arts integration lesson plans to be submitted on the Maine Arts Resource Bank. For more information and to apply, click here<file:///C:\Users\beth.a.lambert\Documents\MEARP-I\CALLTOPARTICIPATE.pdf>, or contact, Beth Lambert, beth.lambert at maine.gov<mailto:beth.lambert at maine.gov> or 207-624-6642.

Waterville High School Music Program: The GRAMMY Foundation has selected Waterville High School as a GRAMMY Signature Schools semifinalists for 2016. Way to go Sue Barre, Samuel Lyons, and Ciara Hargrove!

Teacher of the Year: Sue Beaulier - Aroostook County Teacher of the Year! Sue teaches Visual Arts at the Ashland District School and serves as the district's K-12 Gifted and Talented Coordinator. She is also a teacher leader in the Maine Arts Leadership Initiative. Woohoo, Sue!

            Job Opportunity: RSU #74 is looking for a full time drama teacher (one of the few in Maine). Click here<http://www.servingschools.com/jobsearch.html?all=1&AppliTrackPostingSearch=district%3A0.8701&AppliTrackSort=newest&AppliTrackLayoutMode=detail&AppliTrackJobId=12009_0.8701&AppliTrackViewPosting=1> for details.

Show Your Students the Nutcracker Live: TOMORROW! On Friday, December 4 at 11AM Mountain Standard Time, Colorado Ballet will be live streaming a performance of The Nutcracker for schools. Click here<http://coloradoballet.org/about-news/colorado-ballet-seeks-schools-for-free-live-streaming-of-the-nutcracker-performance> for more information.

2016 Maine Regional Scholastic Art Awards: Entries are due Dec. 17th. Click here<http://www.artandwriting.org/> for more information.

MLTI Screensaver Challenge:  The opportunity to have your students' artwork displayed on MLTI devices is again available for Maine students grades K-12. Deadline for submissions is January 1, 2016. Click here<http://www.maine.gov/mlti/about/photos.shtml> for more information.

Leonard and Renee Minsky Fund for Arts Education (Penobscot and Washington counties): The Leonard and Renee Minsky Fund for Arts Education supports artists in residence to work with teachers to bring arts into the classrooms of grades three through five in the public schools of Penobscot and Washington Counties. Application deadline is December 15th, 2015. For more information and the application, click here<http://www.mainecf.org/Grants/AvailableGrantsDeadlines/LeonardandReneeMinskyFundforArtsEducation.aspx>.

Scholarships Available for Performing Arts Majors at UMaine: The University of Maine School of Performing Arts is offering merit scholarships to those who study any of the performing arts (music, drama, dance) at UMaine. The scholarships are $3000 a year for up to four years, and may be given to transfer students for up to three years. Deadline to apply is December 15th, 2015. For more information, click here<https://umaine.edu/spa/audition/scholarships/>.

            Arts Integration: The Elements of Dance<https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/integrating-dance-into-lessons>

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Beth A Lambert
Visual and Performing Arts Specialist
Aroostook County Regional Representative
Maine Department of Education
23 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
beth.lambert at maine.gov<mailto:beth.lambert at maine.gov>

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