Introduction * “My name is. . . And I am. . .” * Opportunity for 5th graders “Who knows someone who goes to the Art School?” * Decision-making * Today’s agenda * Introduce student presenters VSAA Overview * Grades 6 - 12 “Who knows where the Art School is? * Attend all day - Shumway School? * 9:15 - 4:05 - Dairy Queen? ” È Morning 3 hours academics: Math, Science, Language Arts, Social Studies È Afternoon 3 hours arts: Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Literary Arts, Moving Image Arts “What art forms do you study in Arts Block?” È Lunch & Advocacy in the middle È Transportation by school bus * Introduce & show video Applying to VSAA * Everyone must apply È No attendance boundary for Vancouver students È Most openings are for 6th graders È Looking for sincere interest in learning through the Arts, admission not based on talent * Packets available mid-November; due mid-December È Application form with 3 questions È 4 recommendation forms * All applicants with complete applications by deadline are interviewed; some attend workshop È Interview like a conversation È Workshop like an arts class * Everyone notified by mail by April Wrap-up * Q&A * Interested? È Take home a brochure (given to teacher) È November 12 Applicant Information Night - tell your family È Thanks!
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