Today a group of students from the Youth Advisory Council came to Richardson elementary school. The Youth Advisory Council is a county wide group that raises money for grants and helps the community. The art class there taught by Jamie Merdzinski is preparing for the Souper bowl supper. Which is a fund raiser held to…

3rd Graders

Students are working on weeding, observing, and chalk drawing in the school garden. Students time in the garden depends on the groups’ collaboration. We go into the classroom and create garden inspired art.

New Year To Do List

1.  Make Pots! 2. Glaze Pots! 3. Load pots in the kiln! 4. Fire Pots!  

Thankful for the Compost Kids

We are building a strong team of Compost Kids. Today, the 3rd graders are adding carbon to the pile with shredded paper and pencil shavings. Next, we dumped the clay water from art class that we use to rinse the terracotta clay off with.  We will continue to layer the carbon sources and nitrogen sources…

Clay Play Practice

Students in 3-8 are practicing with modeling clay to create sculptures. Clay takes a lot of practice to master. We will be studying masters in the history of clay as we move on to using terracotta clay to make our soup bowls for our fundraiser.


Compost Kid is beginning at REMS!  Applications are available in the Art room during your lunch. Get your lunch first and then head on down any Monday to join the club!  After completing the application students will become leaders of our school composting program. Students will volunteer at lunch, educate through blogs and presentations and…

COMPOST KIDS Chatter Begins!

    Today we began introducing students to the ideas of  COMPOST KIDS at REMS.  Teams cooperate to read the t-shirts and create posters to tell us about the program.  This year, Compost Kids will be completely student led. Monday meetings will be held to explore the greenhouse, learn about our school yard and work…