Saturday, December 20

scholastics art competition...

i have just entered ten artworks and two portfolios to represent kennedy high school at the scholastic art competition.  the entries will be juried and those that receive silver key and gold key recognition will be displayed at the minneapolis college of art and design. the gold key winners will then go onto the national competition.

click here for more information: minnesota level  national level

congratulations to the following students for being selected by mrs. yackel: 
connor m., grade 12
jeff p., grade 12
marcellina r., grade 12
jeanette m., grade 12
lisa b., grade 12
gretchen m., grade 12
benjawan s., grade 12
nicole h., grade 10
emily y., grade 10

click here to view their artworks: artwork

Monday, December 15


click on the link above to learn about a $ 500 scholarship award. it is for high school seniors residing in bloomington and planning to persue arts study at a post-secondary institute!

Saturday, December 13

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!! all of my students, teacher friends and their families!

moving on...

as the second term swiftly moves on, the students in sculpture class have collaborated with students from mr. pike's woodworking class.  mr. pike's students class have built birdhouses from pine and the sculpture class will take the designs to the next level - based on a place or actual architectural form, they will add details to personal the structures!

in introduction to 3d art class, students will enter the underglazing and glazing stages of their handbuilt boxes with rolled texture and wheel thrown mugs.

Tuesday, December 2

mid-quarter tests...

dear students,
on friday december 5, you will be given a mid-quarter test worth 100 points.  to study, review the notes taken in class and participate in mrs. yackel's vocabulary fun!  to do so, simply click on one of the topics found under "study tools" on the left side.