Fort Plain students show off art work during
It’s not every day that such a large
segment of the population in Fort Plain sees the school. That’s why
that during the school budget vote on Tuesday, May, 15, the
district’s art teachers decided to pack the gym at Harry Hoag
Elementary with student art works.
“We’ve been doing this for a few years,” said
art teacher Robert Stemmle.
“It’s a way to get the community to see the
work the students have done.
“The people that see it usually say they enjoy looking at it and
enjoy it. We don’t get to keep it up for very long because the staff
needs the gym, but it’s a way to get the work out there.
Throughout the year, Mr. Stemmle and art
teacher Geoff Snyder pick the best of their students’
two-dimensional work. The show features photography, painting,
crafts projects, and graphics projects from students from every
The teachers set-up the gym to look like an
art gallery and also posted pictures and other creations on the wall
and bleachers. Many voters took the time throughout the day to check
out the works before they left.
Below are some pictures from the show.
(Click on any image to open a 3 x 4
picture in a new window)