SLMS Artists
Video exploration using Hue Animation camera by Evan, Ian & Cameron.


I am so excited to welcome you to the Saranac Lake Middle School family of artists! There are so many good things happening in the art room and around the town. Looking forward to another great year!
Love, Ms. D

Art Clubs meet once a week after school and work on group and individual explorations. Club will begin again in October:-)

The Maker Space is open in the back of the Library Media Center.Stop by explore and create!

Our life casting sculpture is complete! "June Petrova" the artist is a full body sculpture.She is on display in  the Middle School Maker space.

Congratulations to Chase Newman, Jacob Tromblee and Kyah Kinsman for winning the The Lion's Club Peace Poster contest. Chase's work will represent at the next level of competition.
Congratulations to Braydon Munn and Kayden Grant for their winning entries in the Enterprise Design an Ad contest.

For the 2017-2018:
Life Long Art new class will offer you the chance to solve problems, explore materials and work collaboratively with classmates. Explore casting, create murals, design mosaics...what will you choose?

Carving Club will begin in January.
Art Clubs will begin in October.

We look forward to more great visits from local artists! in 2016-17 we met Gail Brill, Chris Winters, Nip Rogers and Mark Kurtz, and we look forward to next year!
Outstanding Plein Air painting and Ukelele Build workshops so far this year!  Looking ahead to 2018 much more!

NYS Arts Standards:

Standard 1: Creating, Performing and
Participating in the Arts
Students will actively engage in the processes
that constitute creation and performance in the
arts(dance, music, theatre, and visual arts) and
participate in various roles in the arts.

Standard 2: Knowing and Using Arts Materials and Resources
Students will be knowledgeable about and make
 use of the materials and resources available for
participation in the arts in various roles.

Standard 3: Responding to and Analyzing
Works of Art
Students will respond critically to a variety of
works in the arts, connecting the individual work
 to other works and to other aspects of human endeavor and thought.

Standard 4: Understanding the Cultural
Dimensions and Contributions of the Arts
  Students will develop an understanding of the    personal and cultural forces that shape artistic
communication and how the arts in turn shape the diverse cultures of past and present society.

Students, please take a moment to share your ideas about connections at SLMS. Thanks!

Happening Today!