On April 29, 2016, Ms. T’s Mission High School class went on a field trip to AcroSports. For many of my students, it was their first time to the Cole Valley/Haight & Ashbury District and also to Golden Gate Park Children’s Playground AKA Koret Children’s Quarter. Shout out to old AcroSports staffers Luis Lopez and Marshall […]
Part 1: Students were asked to find a movement or cultural arts video that brings social awareness to an important issue relevant today and is something you care about. Or, it could have been their favorite movement/creative arts dance video. They had explain why they chose the video, think it’s interesting and explain how they […]
Students were asked to celebrate Carnaval San Francisco and design a poster to show their love and respect for Mother Earth – this year’s theme for Carnaval 2016: Viva La Madre Tierra. This contest was put together by SF Environment and open to K-12 students in Mission District Schools. The winning design will be displayed […]
Mandala” is the Sanskrit word for “circle” and is a form of art stemming from the Buddhist and Hindu traditions. Students learn about how Mandalas are often used as a spiritual teaching tool to help strengthen meditation and increase focus. Part 1: Coloring Mandalas.
CreativMVMNT. Choreography by the students in Ms. T’s Dance 1. Some students created movement inspired by the first three letters of their names, others improved, and worked together on their own creative movement choreography. Music by DJ Pyromania. MASHUP // SORRY (Justin Bieber) & WORK (Rihanna ft. Drake).
The EclectiCreativ Project showcases the work of Ms. T's (aka Christine Joy Ferrer) Movement and Creative Arts (Dance I) class students at Mission High School in San Francisco, a classroom filled with native and nonnative English speakers alike.
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About Mission High School's Goals
With a strong focus on equity, inclusion, and anti-racist teaching to ensure that all of our students are supported to the fullest we have three critical school-wide goals:
- Utilizing student work to drive instruction, inform our teaching practices, and support student achievement at the highest level.
- Emphasis on post-secondary success at all grade levels to ensure that our students are academically prepared, eligible, and have a deep awareness of all post-secondary options upon graduation from high school.
- To have school-wide family engagement plan to create meaningful partnerships, build strong relationships, and deepen avenues of communication with all of our families in order to support our students from the moment they enter our front door.
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