Friday, February 24, 2012
The event will help raise money for the Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership.
Looking for something to do this weekend? The Norcross Business Association is sponsoring the Art, Wine & Jazz event this Saturday to benefit the Norcross Cluster Schools Partnership. Held in Peachtree Corners' DE Fine Art gallery, the business-casual event will have artwork, drinks, food and dancing. The Traveling Vineyard will be having a professional wine tasting, too. "We just thought it would be a fun, one-of-a-kind event and a something great to do for the community," said Ranae Heaven, co-founder of NCSP. "In turn, we can fund some of the projects for the [school] cluster." A live band will be playing, with Norcross Mayor Bucky Johnson on the drums. What many may not have known about the mayor is that has had a long musical career: …
Tuesday, October 4, 2011
Seventh-graders at the Peachtree Corners middle school work on projects during art class on Friday.
Our Patch photographer recently got an inside glimpse of a pottery class at Pinckneyville Middle School where he found a room full of future Picassos. Close to 30 seventh-graders work on different projects in art class throughout the school year. On Friday they finished glazing pottery pieces and started on fabric projects. Editor's note: This is our continuing "Viewfinder" series of a pictorial story of your community. If you've any suggestions on where we should vocus our camera lens, please let us know. You may send in your suggestion to Peachtree Corners-Berkeley Lake Patch editor Judy Putnam or leave a comment in the box below.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
Numerous honors garnered by students in the art department of Norcross High School.
Throughout the year, students and faculty alike have put in many long hours of work which has paid off in numerous awards for Norcross High School art students. On the national level there are art and writing awards offered to high school students. Of 185,000 works entered and 1,500 awarded, Norcross Senior Julio Gonzales won three of these himself; two American Visions Awards and one Scholastic Art and Writing Award. Two Norcross art students, Caitlin Joyce and Madeline Traylor, are finalist for the Governors Honors Program. This summer they’ll spend four weeks in the GHP program at Valdosta State U. The other competitors for this at Norcross were Erick Holmquist, Tyler Smith and Khanh Tran. Every year there is a juried show called the …