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Art K-4

Meet Your Art Teacher

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Mrs. Hawley

Kate Hawley

K-4 Art Teacher


Looking forward to a new school year!
Parents:  Our art classes are 38 minutes long and are held once a week. Please remember on the day your child has art class, we are working with our hands and many times we are using messy materials. Please help your child remember to dress appropriately on an art day. Having them wear something that is easy to wash (or even "play clothes" that can get dirty) would be great. We have smocks in the classroom that we wear on painting days, but accidents do happen!

Thank you for your help and support!



3rd and 4th grade art students helped to participate in a fun and creative way to celebrate Earth Day. We painted an unusable compost tote from Central Vermont Solid Waste Management District. 

Our finished tote won a $250 prize! 

Thanks to all who voted at the Hunger Mountain Co-op! 

A special thank you to CVSWMD and local sponsors: 

Ben and Jerrys Foundation
North Country Credit Union
National Life

LH, 3rd grade


Left to Right: ZP 2nd grade, printmaking. EP 4th grade, Batik. PE 1st grade, craypas.

Left to Right: AP Kindergarten, tempera. LC 2nd grade, printmaking. MM 3rd grade, Batik.
Left to Right: KJ 3rd grade, Batik. MM 2nd grade, craypas. MC 3rd grade, Batik.


K-4 Mural


Third and fourth graders working with clay using the pinch and coil pot method. 

Girl Painting

First and second graders learning about the artist Keith Haring.

Kindergarten silly faces using cut paper shapes.

Our goal is to provide:

- An atmosphere for creative expression
- Experience in a variety of art subjects and media
- Physical, intellectual, and creative development
- Unique and powerful forms of communication

K-4 Art Focus:
Creating: Conceiving and developing new artistic ideas and work.
Presenting: Interpreting and sharing artistic work.
Responding: Understanding and evaluating how the arts convey meaning.

Connecting: Relating artistic ideas and work with personal meaning and external context.


3rd-4th grade recycling mural using hundreds of plastic bottle caps
Come see it by the front office!