-Minnesota State Arts Board - Minnesota North Star

FY 2006 Grantees

Arts In Education

K-12 Arts Challenge Minnesota

Number of grants: 11
Total dollars granted: $24,523

Cass Lake-Bena Elementary School, Cass Lake
$2,400; Master percussionist Mick LaBriola will conduct a residency that combines traditional drumming techniques with a sense of cultural awareness and appreciation.

Cleveland Elementary School, Fergus Falls
$2,500; Musicians Joan Griffith and Ruth MacKenzie will conduct a jazz residency on observations from the past with third and fourth grade students at Cleveland Elementary.

Dassel Cokato High School, Cokato
$1,673; Visual artist James Mondloch will work with high school students to teach professional techniques in watercolor.

Fertile-Beltrami Public School, Fertile
$1,800; Writer Florence Dacey will work with middle and high school students to create and share original poetry.

Folwell Elementary School, Rochester
$2,500; Storyteller Sean Brown will conduct a residency with fourth and fifth grade students on helping them develop creative language arts talents.

Ellen Hopkins Elementary School, Moorhead
$2,250; Musician Leo Lara will conduct a residency focused on Latin American folklore, history, and culture.

William Kelly High School, Silver Bay
$2,500; Clay artist Susan Warner will conduct a residency on pottery and wheel-throwing with junior and senior high school arts students.

Lakeview Elementary, Cottonwood
$2,500; Writer Florence Dacey will lead a creative writing residency on the theme of "pioneer days" for fourth grade students.

Lester Prairie CAPP, Lester Prairie
$2,104; Writer Florence Dacey will conduct a residency with ninth and eleventh grade students to explore their heritage through creative writing.

Roseau Public Schools, Roseau
$1,796; Mike Hazard will conduct a residency with high school students, focusing on the creation of video art.

Sibley East Elementary, Arlington
$2,500; Folk dance artist Terrence Smith will conduct a residency for third and fourth grade students at Sibley East and Gaylord schools.

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