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AP Art class sends off portfolios

AP ART SPOTLIGHT: Pictured here, a hunched over man at a desk during distance learning. Artist Simon Haput says that this piece is a demonstration of the distance learning experience. AP ART SPOTLIGHT: Pictured here, are two horizontal line patterns with people underneath them. Artist Simon Haupt says they are about “the repetitive yet chaotic nature of school.” Article by Grace Payne. Photos provided by Simon Haupt With the excitement of the ArtQuest Dance Company performing at rallies and highly publicized AQ Drama

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SRHS art students design outfits for Trashion Fashion Show

Caption by Tara Elsa and Alice Brookston // Photos by Tara Elsa On February 17, 2022, during the school day, ArtQuest students participated in the annual Trashion Fashion Show in the Santa Rosa High School auditorium. After an extended period of collaboration, while given full creative freedom, AQ students created unique outfits out of repurposed materials and/or trash. Many students went to thrift stores or simply used materials that were left around, such as Monster Energy drink cans that were one of the trash items for one

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To ceramics students’ delight, Ms. Giffen is back

Christine Giffen stands in front of the art pieces from over the years in her classroom. “I love teaching Ceramics. It is such a fun class! I have really missed the creative process of making art and working with students on their projects.” Giffen is also looking forward to finishing her year on a positive note. Article and photo By Anthony Flores Cruz As many ceramic students know, Santa Rosa High School’s only ceramics teacher, Christine Giffen, wasn’t at school during the duration of the first semester. The ceramics

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SRHS Choir Gets New Teacher

WARMING UP. Ms. Tusa, the choir teacher, warms up her class in the choir room. Tusa is the newest addition to the ArtQuest teaching roster, she is teaching choir as well as guitar. She is looking forward to a less stressful year, “I knew it was going to be a transition for all of us, mostly for the students. Not that we’re unaffected, we I mean adults, but we’ve had many more years of social existence, and so I really feel for the students.” With a new array of faces on campus both students and teachers are looking forward to an

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