Monday, December 12, 2011

Exam Week

Review Day is today!!! This will be presenting to all classes. This US THEIR Exam!!!

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Week of Dec 5

Last week for projects... I will be entering grades and posting them on Monday the 5th. ALL Missing work is due on Friday the 9th.

Semester Exam review is going to happen on Monday the 12th. Exams are Tuesday-Friday.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Week of Nov 28

Wrapping up the 1st semester with the Color Wheel.

Monday, November 14, 2011

Week of Nov 14

Grades are posted- lots of ZEROS/MISSINGS!!!

Continuing their Contour-Upside Down Man Drawing. Using the Right side of their brain.

Thursday, November 10, 2011


I only got half of the grades put into the system as of right now. I'll get the rest entered ASAP!!!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Week of Nov 7

Well I am home for day two with the sickies. Friday my daughter was the one and I was taking care of her, today it's me. Blahhhh....

Perspective Projects are DUE tomorrow. However, since I hadn't been at work, I will probably extend this, just to be sure everyone who has questions or concerns are taken care of.

Grades, I was planning on updating Grades this past Friday during class. That didn't happen, since I didn't bring my gradebook home. (note to self for the future) So grades will be updated this week and posted in class to let all to see who is missing stuff.


Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Week of October 24

Monday- Substitute day. Students were to continue on their Stipple projects, if they were finished they were to start a new one.
Tuesday- Last full day to work on Stipple. Critique work.
Wednesday- Stipple Projects are due and we will be starting Perspective. Going over Vocabulary etc.
Thursday- Confirming new lesson and starting project.
Friday- Continue.

Monday, October 10, 2011

Week of October 10

Last week of the 1st 9 weeks. Sugar Skull drawings are due Tuesday at the end of class. Wednesday is the PSAT test, shortened schedule. All projects due Thursday. Friday is an early release.

Monday, October 3, 2011

Week of Oct 3

Day of the Dead. Dia de los Muertos
We are going to be creating Sugar Skull drawings in memory of a loved one that has passed away. Using symbols to represent them.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

SA findings

I just bought some paper mâché fruit & veggies from the Spanish Market here in San Antonio!!! I see still-lifes in our future!!!

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

2nd period ONLY

I ONLY HAVE 7 more Impact Aid forms that need to be turned in by Friday. I WANT THAT PIZZA PARTY!!! My 2nd period earned it last year so I want to keep the tradition going. So get those Impact Aid forms in, signed and filled out completely!!!!


Monday, September 19, 2011

This week 9/19/11

Monday- Practice how to Create Contrast with Value. 
Tuesday- Start our 2nd Value Project. Students will either do their name or pick shapes to repeat. 
Wednesday-Friday: Continuing Value project 

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Grade are POSTED

I posted grades not only into E-School but I also posted grades on the cabinets in my room. Students who were failing and didn't turn in their missing work today were given progress reports to be signed and brought back.

The work that was turned into me today will be graded and grades will be updated. I'm hoping to get them all done tomorrow.

Different ways to shade project is due tomorrow along with an introduction to the next project.


Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Note for 6th period

Just documenting what was given as a warning to my 6th period today.

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Grade update

I will be finished grading all Free Form Drawings in the morning. When I left school today, I was finishing up 6th period. One class period to go. I will try to start to load grades for my morning classes in the morning and finish up throughout the day.  Thanks for your patience.

Testing out my new app

Monday, September 12, 2011

Week of Sept 12

Students are continuing their DW2S projects. Critique day will be Thursday.

I started grading their Free Form projects today. I only got through 2 classes and hope to get the rest done by Wed. I will then post grades so students can see what they are making and missing.

Friday, September 9, 2011

DW-2-S Project

Different Ways To Shade
Students have started on their 1st of 2 Value Projects. They are to take all 6 ways to shade with line and incorporate them into a pre-made Still-life handout.
Criteria sheet will be posted in the handout tab next week.

Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Week of Sept. 6

This week:
Tuesday- 'Free Form Drawings' on portfolios are due by the end of class. Rubrics are to be filled out and attached.  I will start grading these this week.
Wednesday- Vocabulary - Line Unit
Thursday - Start practice for next project.
Friday - Start next project

Please keep referring to this blog: in order to keep up to date. Sometimes whatever I post onto my blog doesn't forward to my class FACEBOOK & TWITTER pages.

A copy of the RUBRIC that students are to fill out for their projects will be placed into the Handouts tab sometime today. RUBRICS are a tool to help with grading.  Students are to answer questions and evaluate their own work and give themselves scores accordingly. I will then look over their RUBRIC and their assignment and make changes if needed.


Free Form projects are due today by the end of class. Rubrics & criteria sheet is to be attached. I will start grading these this week.

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

I wanted to thank you all for coming to this year's open house! It was great meeting all of you.

Circle Activity

TASKalfa 300i

Elements & Principles

TASKalfa 300i


YESTERDAY- Students received their first handout for their first major project.
Later today I will post more handouts student received since school started.

Sunday, August 28, 2011

Week of August 29

Monday- going over some Vocabulary. Receiving our Portfolios and being introduced to our first Summative grade for the 9 weeks.
Tuesday-Friday: Continuing our Project.

OPEN HOUSE is on Tuesday, August 30 from 6-8pm. Please bring your parents to see your classes and meet your teachers.

Friday, August 26, 2011


I was presented today with a Jersey from a former student who is now a Senior. I am very honored to wear his number. GO EAGLES!!!!

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

today and updates

Testing again. If you get this message- please be aware that I have been having forwarding issues. Please keep checking this blog for ALL updates...

Today was a great day!!! Lots going on, but it was a great day. Tomorrow we will finish the Circle Activities.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

New Page Posted

RULES & EXPECTATIONS can now be found at the following link. Handouts will be sent home tomorrow for students and parents to sign and turn back in. If you would like a hard copy of this information, feel free to let me know and I will get it to you. Thanks.

Monday, August 22, 2011

For Tomorrow...

I'm hoping this forwards to the class Facebook & Twitter...

Remember we will be going over Rules & Procedures. You will receive hard copies of these things when we put together our class folders. I will be posting these rules and procedures onto this class blog this week.

crossing fingers

Testing ... yet... again...

TESTING... again!!!

Praying this works!!!

Sunday, August 21, 2011


Are you ready? I hope so!

This week is known as Welcome Week. It's a getting to know each other, go over Rules, figure out our seating arrangements, get our supply numbers and see how much 'art' you already know? So get ready!!!

Am I ready? Yep! I can't wait to meet all of you and teach you what I love. Now what I am not ready for is this- my son is starting Kindergarten, so I may be a wreck on the first day. So I'm just warning you.

See you tomorrow!!!

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Looking forward to meeting you all on Monday :)

Wednesday, August 17, 2011


I have been busy this week getting my room together and getting ready for the start of my 8th year of teaching.... Wow... I am at a great school, I am working with great people and I am looking forward to meeting more great students.
This is what I've been working on tonight. Are you ready to learn more about the artists labeled on your tables???

Monday, July 25, 2011