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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 ...

The Genesis and History of Performance at ArtSpace

Since 2001, ArtSpace  has utilized a combination of direct arts instruction, arts exposure, and arts integration to engage students in their learning.  In this 15 years ArtSpace has built an incredible performance history.  Each year ...

John Hall Chosen to Attend a Shakespeare Workshop

NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR HUMANITIES - John Hall, a teacher from ArtSpace Charter School has been selected as an NEH Summer Scholar from a national applicant pool to attend one of 26 seminars and institutes supported ...

Mission Possible: A Spy Themed Literacy Night

SWANNANOA, NC - March 9 - ArtSpace hosted Mission Possible: A spy themed literacy night for Kindergarten - 4th graders.  This adventurous night offers students and families many fun ways to engage in activities that ...

STEAM Expo

SWANNANOA, NC - March 3rd - Students at ArtSpace took part in the school’s third annual STEAM Expo.  STEAM is an expansion of the National Science Foundation’s acronym STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) to include ...

ArtSpace Talent Shows

Swannanoa, NC - February 24th and 25th a tradition at ArtSpace continued with the 5th annual talent shows .  Kindergartners through Fourth graders displayed their talents on Wednesday and Fifth through Eighth grade hit the ...

Health and Wellness Expo

SWANNANOA, NC -  It can sometimes be hard to make healthy choices in our day to day lives.  Busy schedules, demanding work flows, and sometimes simple lack of knowledge can contribute to the difficulty. But ...

Good-Bye Old World: 4th Grade Colonial Night

SWANNANOA, NC- On Thursday, February 11, 2016, ArtSpace 4th graders demonstrated their knowledge of  NC colonial history through an evening filled with performances.  Students opened the evening by dancing a traditional reel common to colonial ...