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Preparing for Grandparents Day
Categories: General, Lower School, Fine Arts
Posted: 9/20/2018

Lower School students have spent the first six weeks of school learning Disney songs to sing on Grandparents Day!  On Friday, September 28 our Lower School students will perform “Disney Through the Years” for their grandparents at 9 a.m. in the LSSAC. Students will sing songs including, “The Mickey Mouse...



The Cookie Fiasco
Categories: Lower School, Fine Arts
Posted: 9/20/2018

In preparation for next month’s I Love to Read parade, students in Mrs. Hawkins’ PreK4 class made giant cookies to wear as their costumes. In keeping with the theme of their book, “The Cookie Fiasco” students will be dressed as giant cookies and holding a sign that says “Equal cookies...



Drum line perform at community event
Categories: General, Fine Arts
Posted: 9/10/2018

The Whitefield Academy Drum Line entertained guests on Saturday, Sept. 8 at a fall community kick-off event held at Higher Ground Church in Powder Springs.





Drama class studies movement in theatre
Categories: General, Middle School, Fine Arts
Posted: 8/31/2018

Mrs. Coleman's drama class is studying movement in theatre, including stage pictures, pantomime, and, of course, stage combat. This is part of their "Theatre for the Eyes" unit. In the first single-sword combat lesson, the Middle School students learned how to stand in “ready position” called “kissing the blade.”





Spotlight on the Arts: Fine Arts Faculty Spend the Summer Perfecting their Talents
Categories: General, Lower School, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 8/23/2018

From visiting Greece on an education trip to working at a musical theater camp, Whitefield Academy Fine Arts teachers were busy this summer traveling and perfecting their talents.  



Middle School Chorus Earns Silver at Music Festival
Categories: General, Middle School, Fine Arts
Posted: 5/16/2018

The Middle School Chorus participated in the Southern Star Music Festival on Friday. They sang two selections for a group of adjudicators and received a clinic from Dr. Stephanie Cash from Berry College. It was a very special opportunity for them to sing in a large auditorium in front of...



Digital Artwork on Exhibit at Atlanta Airport
Categories: General, Middle School, Fine Arts
Posted: 5/16/2018

Congratulations to Middle School students Peter Fleming, Derek Nickels, Cole Peterson, and Jonathan Rhudy, whose digital artwork will be on exhibit in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport's Terminal T from July through October 2018. These students created their artwork in Photoshop using their own original photos.

If traveling through the Atlanta airport...



Life After the Annual Student Art Show
Categories: General, Middle School, Fine Arts
Posted: 5/1/2018

Hopefully you have had a chance to view and be inspired by the Annual Middle School Student Art Show! You may wonder, "What do the art students do now?" They continue to expand their creative minds with the study of some extremely creative artists and artistic disciplines!

The fifth-grade art students...



Stewart Goes Behind the Scenes of Avengers Movie
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/26/2018

Senior Kaitlyn Stewart was recently given access to visit the film sets of "Avengers: Infinity War" (opening April 27) and "Avengers 4" (opening May 2019). She was allowed to sketch while watching different scenes with actors including Chris Evans, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Robert Downey Jr.

Kaitlyn enjoyed seeing behind the scenes...



The Big Broadcast is a Big Hit!
Categories: General, Lower School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/20/2018

Second- through fourth-grade students presented an exciting musical event called "The Big Broadcast" on Friday, April 13.

The show was a hybrid concept format, based on cabaret-style scenes from various musicals showcased in between original or individual student acts, like a variety show. Not only does a show like this involve...



Upper School Celebrates Arts Day
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/18/2018

The Upper School experienced a full day of art during Arts Day on April 11.

The morning kicked off with a high-energy performance by Calo Gitano Dance Academy, the largest flamenco dance academy in Georgia. Students learned the origin of Flamenco and a few moves of their own. Afterward, they heard from Chinua...



Annual Student Art Show Awards 2018
Categories: General, Middle School, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/13/2018

The Whitefield Annual Student Art Show was held on April 5. This celebration of the visual arts also included performances by our bands, orchestra, Lower School chorale, and Middle School drama students.

The judge for this year's art show was Kim Ford, a Middle School parent. She has been teaching visual...



Students Amazed During Arts and Science Day
Categories: General, Lower School, Fine Arts
Posted: 4/12/2018

On April 6, messiness was the order of the day as Lower School students took a break from their regular schedules and spent a whole day dedicated to the arts and sciences. The theme of the day was "Be Amazed!" as students experienced God's awesome universe through art projects and...



2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Competition Winners
Categories: General, Upper School, Fine Arts
Posted: 2/16/2018

Congratulations to the Upper School students whose artwork and writing have been selected as award winners in the 2018 Scholastic Art and Writing Competition for Georgia! Their work was chosen from over 3,000 entries submitted from both public and private schools throughout the state. The ceremony for all Gold and...