FY 2006 Grantees
Arts In Education
K-12 Arts Challenge Minnesota
Number of grants: 11
Total dollars granted: $24,523
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.
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.
Cokato High School, Cokato
$1,673; Visual artist James Mondloch will work with high school
students to teach professional techniques in watercolor.
Public School, Fertile
$1,800; Writer Florence Dacey will work with middle and high
school students to create and share original poetry.
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.
Hopkins Elementary School, Moorhead
$2,250; Musician Leo Lara will conduct a residency focused
on Latin American folklore, history, and culture.
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.
$2,500; Writer Florence Dacey will lead a creative writing
residency on the theme of "pioneer days" for fourth
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.
Public Schools, Roseau
$1,796; Mike Hazard will conduct a residency with high school
students, focusing on the creation of video art.
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