GreenwayReads has officially begun! We kicked off the program on Friday, 9/13, serving over 400 students and teachers who will be exploring Alice Walker’s The Color Purple. Thanks to all of the students, teachers, and Greenway staff who made the event a success!
GIA recently collaborated with the Greenway Court Theatre (GCT) in sponsoring an art contest based on the subject matter for Greenway’s most recent production: Ripe Frenzy. This play grapples with high school gun violence by looking at it through the lens of the media chaos and its devastating effects on already tragic events.
Greenway provided participating students with art supplies and received works from over 30 student in response to the prompt “Gun violence in schools #enough.” Each work shows depth and thoughtfulness about a charged issue that touches student lives every day.
The contest winners were as follows: 1st place– Michelle Macario, 10th grade; 2nd place– Karen Castillo, 10th grade; 3rd place– Nikka Gayoso 12th grade.
On May 6th, students from Fairfax High School dazzled Melrose Trading Post (MTP) market goers with science, swag, and singing.
The Main Stage performances featured student singers, bands, and an ensemble cast showing off their chops in a snippet from the school’s spring production, Fame Jr. The food court was buzzing with activity for the entire day, with the open, interactive science fair tents and a booth selling “STRAIGHT OUTTA FAIRFAX” merch to true Fairfax fanatics.
Greenway was especially excited and proud to announce the three winners of its annual scholarship. These graduating seniors received our prizes: Maricarmen Solis Diaz- $4,000; Christina Carrera-$2,000; Astou Mbacke- $2,000.
The students really outdid themselves this year! Stay tuned for more on how GIA and MTP promote expression, entrepreneurship, and experiments at FHS.
Titles: Botanical Circle, Fox Pattern, Polaroid Girl, Springtime Pattern
Greenway Institute for the Arts proudly presents the work and accomplishments of CIRA DAVIS as this week’s #ARTS THRIVE THURSDAY featured student- artist.
Cira Davis is a 9th grade student at Fairfax who is passionate about art and design. She does most of her artwork digitally, using a drawing app on her iPad. She enjoys illustrating flowers, fashion, and animals, as well as creating patterns and doing calligraphy and hand lettering.
Congratulations CIRA! Catch her work on Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter @greenwayartsed
COME CHECK OUT AND PURCHASE CIRA’S ORIGINAL WORK AT THE MELROSE TRADING POST ON SUNDAY MAY 22!
Greenway Institute for the Arts proudly presents the work and accomplishments of Nicole Marie as this week’s #ARTS THRIVE THURSDAY featured student- artist.
Nicole Marie is a 15 year-old singer and Freshman at Fairfax HS. She has been singing for over seven years. She has studied various styles such as classical, country, musical theater, jazz, and pop. She spends her weekends singing, playing the guitar and piano, and trying to write her own songs. Nicole has performed onstage at talent competitions and open mics. Her goal is to become a professional pop singer-songwriter.
Congratulations Nicole! Catch her voice on Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter @greenwayartsed
COME SEE NICOLE MARIE PERFORM LIVE AT THE MELROSE TRADING POST ON SUNDAY MAY 22!