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Recent News

Silk Road Bazaar in Western North Carolina!

[caption id="attachment_7620" align="alignleft" width="200"] A Silk Road buddhist poet explaining his inspiration to become a poet.[/caption] Right before winter break sixth graders at ArtSpace journeyed back in time to Samarkand and the Great Silk Road ...

Stress Management for Middle School Students

Everyone gets stressed during the holiday season… everyone.  ArtSpace Charter School Guidance Counselor Adina Arden-Cooper understands the students she works with on daily basis feel this stress too, so she and Ms. Sue organized an ...

Field Trips – Real World Integration

[caption id="attachment_7583" align="alignleft" width="224"] 4th grader examining insect life in the Cradle of Forestry.[/caption] SWANNANOA, NC, October 11, 2016 - At ArtSpace Charter School  arts integrated experiences are expected on a day to day basis; it ...

A+ Schools National Consortium Visits ArtSpace

SWANNANOA, NC, October 4, 2016-  Last week leadership from the A+ Schools National Consortium visited ArtSpace Charter School to explore the culture of arts integration in a school with experience.  According to their website, A+ ...

States of Matter – A Science and Visual Art Exploration

Recently 8th grade science students at ArtSpace have explored states of matter, the law of conservation, and physical and chemical changes. Middle school science teacher Nick Rogowski and Visual Arts teacher Jocelyn Reese found this ...

ArtSpace Charter School Elects and Inducts 2016-17 Student Council

On Wednesday, August 31st ArtSpace Charter School had their elections for the 2016-17 Student Council. Student Council serves as a student government program which provides opportunities for leadership and a “channel” for students to voice ...

ArtSpace Begins Class A Week Before Other Area Schools

                [caption id="attachment_7509" align="alignleft" width="300"] Ms. Suzie plays a mirroring game with dance elective students.[/caption]  SWANNANOA, NC- Tuesday, August 30th- When the most of the Asheville City Schools ...

Teachers Attend Two Day A+ Workshop

[caption id="attachment_7501" align="alignleft" width="200"] A+ Fellow and Storyteller David Novak discussing the repetition of nursery rhymes as a teaching tool.[/caption] Before students began class for the 2016-17 school year ArtSpace staff and faculty gathered in ...

Store strengthens bond between school and community

Courtesy of Fred McCormick @ Black Mountain News - Creativity is a key tenet at ArtSpace Charter School, where the mission statement encourages community service and responsible citizenship. And perhaps nowhere do those ideals converge ...

The World’s Fair at ArtSpace

[caption id="attachment_7426" align="alignleft" width="300"] 2nd graders completing their tango[/caption] Wednesday, April 27th - ArtSpace 2nd graders took part in their annual World’s Fair. The fair is the culmination of a two month study of the ...