December Art Happenings at PS/MS 43, MoMA Field Trip
The lobby at PS/MS 43 hosted a student made display of our "Core Virtues": Hon esty, Respect, Respon sibility, Com passion, Self-discipline, Perseverance and Giving.
PS/MS 43 has been a part of the Basic School Network for several years. Weekly theme lessons based on the virtues are presented to students as part of character building.
The artist of the month in Dec ember 2003 was Georges Seurat. Families participated in a slide show and discussion of his work, followed by a hands-on art project. Pictured is the Rosalez family with their work.
Each month, art teacher Joanne Ellis has an open Saturday morning where community members are invited to attend Seurat Saturday was held December 12.
Students from the 7 grades at PS/MS 43 took a field trip to M.O.M.A. (The Museum of Modern Art) in Long Island City as part of their art curriculum at school.