The Field Trip of Dreams 1

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Justin Pham and Delaney Powell

Advanced art students are going to take a field trip to the American Museum of Ceramic Arts (AMOCA) and the Millard Sheets Art Center, at the Fairplex in Pomona on March 14. 

AMOCA, dedicated exclusively to ceramic art, is the largest ceramics museum in the country.

At the Millard Sheets Art Center students will take a walk in the museum to admire over 250 pieces of artwork created purely by high schoolers. This year, the theme at Millard Sheets is The Art of Dreams. All of the artwork pieces that the students will observe are tied to that one theme.

“I can’t wait for the field trip,” says Mackenzie Bailek, an eighth grader here at Stacey. “Last time we went on a field trip it was so inspiring.”

Students will receive an overview by the curator of the exhibition at Millard Sheets and engage in insightful discussions with the facilitators there about the artwork. They will have the opportunity to create a project that allows the students to collaborate and infuse their many thoughts and ideas into a beautiful work of art. Finally, they will have some free time to walk around and admire the artwork at their own pace.

All Advanced Art students are eligible to attend this field trip.

Stacey’s Melodious Band Concert! 1

Elaine Tong

Stacey Middle School presented “Music for the Sake of Music,” led by Mr. Jordan Woodruff on Wednesday, February 23. Our band performed pieces in the multipurpose room featuring the Intermediate Guitar Ensemble, Advanced Guitar Ensemble, Beginning Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Extreme Winds, and Performance Ensembles.

Many parents, teachers, students, and others arrived to enjoy band’s performance filling the Multi-purpose room to standing room only. It lasted approximately from 7 PM to 8 PM. Programs were provided to guide the audience along the performances.  More…

Advanced Art! 3

img_7189Justin Pham

Advanced art is one of the electives that Cougars can take as their survey class in their 7th and 8th-grade year. This year Advanced Art is taught by Mrs. Karsh, and the classes are during 5th and 8th period. In Advanced Art, Cougars produce beautiful projects such as realistic gridded art drawings, painted wine bottles, fantastic collages, paper mache models, and much more. More…

Videography: Projects Reply

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Oanh Tran

While doing the announcements, the Videography group of both 7th and 8th graders has been working hard on editing new projects soon to come on Youtube.

“So far, we are soon going to publish a boy’s football video of their success, and a One Snowy Night dance video.”, says Yasmin Lacerda, 7th grader. More…

It All STEMs From Here Reply

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Kenny Tran

With the first trimester coming to an end, the STEM (science, mathematics, engineering, and technology) class is wrapping up the bridge projects.

One of the students’ first bridges was a beam bridge. The beam bridge is one of the simplest bridges in life and is one of the easiest to build. To build a beam bridge, the STEM class used straws, pins, and tape. More…

Robotics Reply

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Kenny Tran

With the 2016-2017 year starting, it’s time for some new electives here on the Stacey campus!

STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), one of the new electives, has the eighth-grade students learning robotics. STEM is also taught in the “Trimester Wheel”  which is available to seventh graders as well. These electives are taught by Mrs. Ibbetson, the eighth-grade science teacher. More…