Warrior Life

Volume 2, Issue 3

Fine Arts Showcase

The Fine Arts Department at WCHS...

...cultivates critical, compassionate and creative thinking in a dynamic environment, developing and inspiring students to become artistic leaders in our community.


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What is NAHS?

In 1978, the National Art Education Association began the National Art Honor Society program specifically for high school students for the purpose of inspiring and recognizing those students who have shown outstanding ability in art. The NAHS strives to aid members in working toward the attainment of the highest standards in art areas, and to bring art education to the attention of the school and community. We are celebrating 12 years of NAHS at WCHS.


The purpose of the National Art Honor Society at WCHS is to:

  1. Serve as an inspiration for students to strive for higher goals in their work.

  2. Foster excellence and a dedicated spirit in the pursuit of art.

  3. Encourage the creative abilities and talents of the individual students.

  4. Bring student art to the attention of the school and community.

  5. Increase the awareness of art as a viable area within the total school curriculum

Did you know?

The Photography Club has hosted an Art Show in Irvington for the last 3 years. Keep your eye out for more information regarding this.

Need a break?

Go on a Gallery Walk down L-Hall. You will feel better!


"Don't wish in May, what you should have done today." - Phil Talbert, Hawthorne Principal

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UPCOMING FINE ARTS EVENT

The Empty Bowls Project

Wednesday, Dec. 4th, 5-7:30pm

Warren Central High School East Cafeteria

Warren Central Fine Arts Department and Clubs are teaming up with all MIC Schools and Herron School of Art and Design to host this wonderful event. Empty Bowls is an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. The basic premise is that student potters, along with other artists and educators, work with the community to create handcrafted bowls.


Tickets are $10 and can be bought at the door. The ticket covers a FREE chili dinner provided by Chartwells and an empty handmade bowl.


All guests at the event are asked to choose a handmade bowl, as a reminder of all the empty bowls in the world. A silent auction will also be held at the event. All proceeds raised at the event will benefit the Old Bethel Food Pantry on the Eastside.

Art Facts

  • Mrs. Lanum, our Incredible IA and ARTist, has been with the ART department for twenty years.

  • The Fine Arts Department has averaged a 94% pass rate for the last 10 years (ACCOUNTABILITY+BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS=SUCCESS)

  • AP Art numbers have doubled this year.

  • We teach over 800 student-artists daily.

  • A student involved in the arts is four times more likely to be recognized for academic achievement.

  • Students who take four years of arts and music classes average almost 100 points higher on their SAT scores than students who take only one-half year or less.

  • Low-income students who are highly engaged in the arts are twice as likely to graduate college as their peers with no arts education.

  • 72 percent of business leaders say that creativity is the number one skill they are seeking when hiring.

  • 93 percent of Americans believe that the arts are vital to providing a well-rounded education.

  • The arts are recognized as a core academic subject under the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, and 48 states have adopted standards for learning in the arts.

  • Two-thirds of public school teachers believe that the arts are getting crowded out of the school day.

OTHER SCHOOL NEWS

English Department Update

Mrs. Jannine Campbell's classes are working on a Gothic Literature Horror "Hero" poster contest. This is part of their Gothic Literature assignment for the new curriculum, My Perspectives. Below are students working on their posters.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Warren Homefest 2019 Presented by Warren Township Council of PTAs

Friday, Sep. 6th, 4-7pm

9500 East 16th Street

Indianapolis, IN

The Warren Township Council of PTAs is pleased to announce our annual Homefest celebration on Friday, September 6th. All are welcome to come an enjoy the "Fun Run", carnival-style games, business vendors, food, and music from our DJ.


**If you would like to occupy a booth space or need more information, please visit www.warrentownshippta.com.


At 7 pm, help us root on our Warren Central Warriors as they take on the North Central Panthers!

Parent/Teacher Conferences and Senior Parent Meeting

Conferences will be held from 6-8pm on Thursday, September 12th. Parents can make an appointment to guarantee a time or walk in and see what the teacher has available. CLICK HERE for the contact information of the teachers.


There will also be a Senior Parent Meeting in the Performing Arts Center Auditorium from 6-7pm.

WC Youth Basketball 3v3 Fall Academy

Our High School Coaching Staff will be hosting a K-8 3V3 Fall Basketball Academy for any players interested. If you know any boys who may be interested, please pass along!


A big goal of ours this year is to improve our program's connectivity to our youth athletes in our feeder program and at our middle schools. Building relationships with our student-athletes from a young age is important for both our program and the kids in our township. Therefore we will be providing more playing, training, and development opportunities for K-8 players in Warren Township.



The Fall 3v3 Academy is our first initiative. Sep 7, 14, 21, 28 and Oct. 7 are the dates. Players will get 30 minutes of high-level skill development training, and 30 minutes of 3v3 gameplay, culminating in a 3v3 tournament the final weekend. Please see the registration form below.

Did you know Warren has an app?

Information about many of the amazing things happening in our school is being posted on the Live Feed and News sections regularly!


Click on the links for downloading on mobile devices:

COHORT INFORMATION

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Attendance Information

Below is a letter to assist parents and guardians with attendance questions and concerns.

WCHS School Safety Drill Update