Snakes on a Stage – Jr K Musical

Last night the Jr K debuted a new show, “Squirm”.

There were spiders.

Photo: Ginka

Photo: Ginka

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Photo: Ginka

One even made it up the water spout.

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Photo: Ginka

Worms!

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Photo: Ginka

Bats!

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And sssssssnakes!

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The sssssnakes got a little sssssassy and sssstarted a sssilly game.

Photo: Ginka

Photo: Ginka

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Photo: Ginka

But my favorite shot of the night and possibly the year, was what I like to call “The Reluctant Spider”.

Photo: Ginka

Photo: Ginka

He pulled it together and finished with a smile.  A true professional!

To see more pictures and to purchase downloads and prints, visit our online gallery.  All proceeds benefit programs like this at USJ.

REMEMBER: The online gallery will be shutting it’s doors May 17th.  Be sure to place all orders by then.

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It’s About Time! Spring Pops Concert

Jenny Lyn Caterina Photo: Ginka

Jenny Lyn Caterina           Photo: Ginka

Chris Burton Photo: Ginka

Chris Burton        Photo: Ginka

Meredith Maroney & Sierra Glosson Photo: Ginka

Meredith Maroney & Sierra Glosson               Photo: Ginka

The Seniors Photo: Ginka

The Seniors     Photo: Ginka

Molly Maroney Photo: Ginka

Molly Maroney        Photo: Ginka

Ali Graham  Photo: Ginka

Ali Graham       Photo: Ginka

Marisa Mariencheck Photo: Ginka

Marisa Mariencheck         Photo: Ginka

Claire Jaggers & Spencer Poole Photo: Ginka

Claire Jaggers & Spencer Poole          Photo: Ginka

 

“How did it get so late so soon? It’s night before it’s afternoon. December is here before it’s June. My goodness how the time has flewn. How did it get so late so soon?”  – Dr. Seuss

To see more pictures from the concert and to purchase downloads and prints, visit our online gallery.

REMEMBER: Online gallery and all social media outlets are closing May 17th.


Photo Gallery Closing MAY 17TH

We have loved going to all the arts events and photographing your children this year.  We have a talented bunch don’t we!?

Chelsea Bada "Mrs. Beauregarde" and Ashlee Allison "Violet Beauregarde"  Photo: Terry Johnson

Chelsea Bada “Mrs. Beauregarde” and Ashlee Allison “Violet Beauregarde” Photo: Terry Johnson

Unfortunately, the Social Media position for next year has gone unfilled so we will be closing the online photo gallery and all social media outlets effective May 17th. EDITED: Twitter will remain open thanks to Dr. Tammy Grant. Head over there and start following us.

Photo: Ginka

Photo: Ginka

I want to send a big shout-out to this year’s interns, Cal Bigford and TJ Johnson, for doing such a great job helping me cover events.  I would also like to thank Isabella Edwards for filling in the gaps and being our fall-back.  Big thanks!!

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To make your final download and print purchases from this year go to our gallery. Make all your selections and purchases by May 17th.


We All Know It’s “A Kid’s Life”

The 4th grade musical about what it’s like to live with and without technology, was introduced by Mrs. Debbie Ford who confessed her skills on the iPad.

Debbie Ford Photo: Ginka

Debbie Ford Photo: Ginka

It all started when the kids lost their connections and were in a panic.

Photo: Ginka

Photo: Ginka

As it usually happens, the grandparents came to the rescue. They sang.

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Photo: Ginka

They danced.

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They told amazing ghost stories.

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This guy could be the next Rod Serling!

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Most importantly the kids learned to never try to tell a granny she can’t jump rope anymore!

Photo: Ginka

Photo: Ginka

To see more pictures and to purchase downloads and prints, visit the Lower School section of our online gallery.  ALL proceeds from your purchase goes to the arts at USJ.

Thanks for your support!


Kindergarten Went to the Dogs!

Back in February, the Kindergarteners put on a dog of a musical. It’s one of our favorites here at AG HQ.

We would like to thank 10th grader and AG photo intern, TJ Johnson for the great pictures!

Photo: Terry Johnson

Photo: Terry Johnson

Photo: Terry Johnson

Photo: Terry Johnson

Photo: Terry Johnson

Photo: Terry Johnson

Photo: Terry Johnson

Photo: Terry Johnson

To see more of TJ’s great pictures and to buy downloads and prints, visit our gallery. “Arf” will be listed under the Lower School heading.

You can find more info on the photo gallery here.  All proceeds from the sale of images go directly to help fund the arts at USJ.

Thanks for your support!

 


Arts @ the U! A Huge Success!

This year’s fashion and talent show was a big success raising $1400 for Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Here’s a look at some of our faves.  Scroll down for the link to see more pics and to order downloads and prints.

Claire Jaggers  Photo: Ginka

Claire Jaggers       Photo: Ginka

Esteemed Judges Photo: Ginka

Esteemed Judges         Photo: Ginka

Meredith Maroney & Spencer Poole Photo: Ginka

Meredith Maroney & Spencer Poole                   Photo: Ginka

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Loukas Georgiou and model, Elizabeth Georgiou Photo: Ginka

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Photo: Ginka

Photo: Ginka

Photo: Ginka

Uri Isomura        Photo: Ginka

To see more and to buy downloads and prints, visit our retail site under the Upper School category.  Remember, ALL the proceeds from print and download sales go straight to the arts at USJ.

Great job everyone who participated in this event!


ARTS @ theU!

EDITED: Date change – ARTS @ the U will be held March 27th.

The Kids for Kids Fashion and Talent Show is coming up!

The Fashion Show will include designs from recycled material such as newspaper printing plates, can tabs, packing materials and bottle caps.

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Photo: Ginka

The  Talent Show will include Guitar, Vocals, Harp, Dance, Piano, and Martial Arts.

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Photo: Ginka

Admission is free, however monetary votes will be taken for best of show in each segment, fashion and talent, in order to raise funds for the Make-A-Wish Mid-South area foundation.

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Photo: Ginka

ARTS@theU!
Kids for Kids Fashion & Talent Show
to benefit Make-A-Wish
March 27 6:30 Blankenship Theater

Sponsors:   USJ Arts Guild, Tri M Music Honor Society, USJ Art Club and AFS Recycling