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Thursday, December 17, 2009

"Nature Through a Child's Eyes" Exhibit at the Somerset Environmental Center


Scarecrow Landscape, Anneliese3 (2nd grade)

For the 18th year the Somerset Environmental Center will sponsored the exhibit, "Nature through a Child's Eyes". This exhibit is open to all K-6th grade schools in Somerset County and it is the 9th year Mount Prospect School will participate.  Over 40 pieces of artwork from Mount Prospect, all inspired by nature, will be on exhibit. The children are asked to write, "What nature means to them..." the children's responses are included in the exhibit program. On Sunday - January 3, 2010 there will be an Artist's Reception. It is always so exciting to see the students with their family and friends, they are all so proud!!! 

Congratulations to all the young artists!

This exhibit will be on display at the Somerset Environmental Center, Basking Ridge, NJ from January 3, 2010 until February 7, 2010 - if you get a chance stop by and see it!  Please check back here in January to see photos of the exhibit!

Friday, December 04, 2009

More good news from the National Zoo Contest...

CONGRATULATIONS JENNIFER!!!

We have ANOTHER honorable mention in the National Zoo Contest!  This year the National Zoo in Washington, DC ran a poster contest and 23 students from Mount Prospect School entered a design.  I just got the news today that Jennifer2896 (4th grade) received an honorable mention in the National Zoo Poster Contest!  Congratulations Jennifer and keep up the excellent work! Her poster will be displayed with the other honorable mentions in the Zoo's Mane Restaurant during their winter celebration ZooLights which beings this Friday, December 4th (details can be found by visiting http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ActivitiesAndEvents/Celebrations/ZooLights/default.cfm).

The National Zoo is proud to display such great work
by a talented artist!!! 

Congratulations to Jennifer & Lauren!


To see all of Mount Prospect's entries in the National Zoo Contest - CLICK HERE and visit our Artsonia Gallery

Wednesday, December 02, 2009

National Zoo Contest Winner ~ Congratulations!

CONGRATULATIONS LAUREN!!!

Lauren1311 design for the National Zoo Contest


This year the National Zoo in Washington, DC ran a poster contest and 23 students from Mount Prospect School entered a design.  I just got the news last night that Lauren1311 (4th grade) received an honorable mention in the National Zoo Poster Contest!  Congratulations Lauren and keep up the excellent work! Her poster will be displayed with the other honorable mentions in the Zoo's Mane Restaurant during their winter celebration ZooLights which beings this Friday, December 4th (details can be found by visiting http://nationalzoo.si.edu/ActivitiesAndEvents/Celebrations/ZooLights/default.cfm).


The National Zoo is proud to display such great work
by a talented artist!!! 

To see all of Mount Prospect's entries in the National Zoo Contest - CLICK HERE and visit our Artsonia Gallery


 

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