These past two weeks, we’ve been busy with your action project: A website to raise awareness about children’s rights and local/global issues involving children. Pls visit this link and share it to others too:
* Have a great holiday everyone and see you all in August.
Thank you to everyone who attended the opening night of thePYP Silent Art Auction, to those who were able to go to the auction last week, and to those who saw the artwork on the blogs.
The silent auction raised 426,000 Kwanza for Trek for Meds: http://trekformeds.wixsite.com/trekformeds. Their goal was to raise 500,000 Kwanza. With the money from the auction, Trek for Meds has already raised over 1,000,000 Kwanza!
On Friday, May 26, the PYP Student Council has organized a Pajama Day. Students from Prep 3-Year 6 are invited to come to school wearing their pajamas. Please ensure your child is wearing safe and school appropriate clothing and shoes.
Student council members created a promotional video: https://youtu.be/nmUlUyohlOo.
PYP Student Council and Ms. H (email@example.com)
Na sexta-feira, 26 de maio, o Conselho Estudantil do PYP organizou um Dia do Pajama. Os alunos dos anos 1-6 são convidados a vir para a escola vestindo seus pijamas. Por favor, certifique-se de que seu filho esteja usando roupas e sapatos seguros e escolares.
Os membros do conselho estudantil criaram um vídeo promocional que foi mostrado às classes Y1-6: https://youtu.be/nmUlUyohlOo.
Conselho Estudantil do PYP e Sra. H (firstname.lastname@example.org )
Please email me (email@example.com) with the year and class of the canvas you are bidding for, your bid amount in KWZ, your name, your child’s name, and your telephone number
-You can bid on as many canvases as you want.
-The auction closes at 3pm on Friday, May 26.
-The highest bid for each canvas will be the winners (only the highest bidder pays)
-The winners of each canvas will be notified on Monday, May 29 via email.
-The money raised will go to Trek for Meds: http://trekformeds.wixsite.com/trekformeds
Please note: Due to unavailability of canvas materials in Luanda, the cost of each shipped canvas was 12,000-14,000 KWZ.
5.3 Canvas Size: 100cm x 80cm
4.2 Canvas Size: 80cm x 120cm
5.2 Canvas Size: 150cm x 100cm
4.1 Canvas Size: 100cm x 80cm
6.1 Canvas Size: 100cm x 100cm
6.3 Canvas Size: 100cm x 100cm
4.4 Canvas Size: 100cm x 100cm
6.2 Canvas Size: 80cm x 100cm
4.3 Canvas Size: 100cm x 150cm
5.1 Canvas Size: 100cm x 150cm
Here is a video of students creating their canvases:
Monday, May 22, is the opening night of the PYP Silent Art Auction from 6-7:30pm in primary room 6A (see poster attached). Students from years 4, 5, and 6 are excited to show off their canvases and the work they have completed this year in visual arts class.
After researching and discussing, students have decided to donate the auction money to Trek for Meds: http://trekformeds.wixsite.com/trekformeds. Three secondary students, Nabeeha Ahmed, Molly McCann, and Denise Ngulube, have planned an expedition to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro this summer to raise money to buy malaria medication and to distribute the medication to a public hospital for local children in Luanda.
Bidding instruction: Beginning on the opening night of the auction, you will be able to bid for the canvas(es) of your choice by filling out a piece of paper indicating your bid amount. You will place the paper into a box with the corresponding canvas’s picture on it.
The canvases will continue to be on display from May 23-26 in room 6A, where you will be able to place your bids until Friday, May 26 at 3pm.
If you are not able to come to see the canvases in person, please see the images of the canvases which will be posted to this blog on Monday, May 22. Should you wish to place a bid, please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) your canvas bid amount in Kwanza, your name, and your child’s name by 3pm on Friday, May 26.
The winner of each canvas will be contacted on Monday, May 29 via email with instructions of how to pay and how to collect the canvas.
Please join us in celebrating the opening night of the PYP Silent Art Auction on Monday, May 22 from 6-7:30pm in room 6A (see posted attached). Over the last two and half weeks, each individual class within Years 4, 5 and 6 has been been working to prepare a collaborative piece of artwork. These artworks are based on projects that students have worked on in PYP visual arts class this year. There will be a total of 10 artworks that will be auctioned.
Students are currently researching and deciding where the money earned from the auction will go. Some of their ideas are: casa das crianças orphanage, fábrica de sabão (http://www.fabricadesabao.co.ao/en/), or the halo trust foundation (https://www.halotrust.org/).
The canvases will continue to be displayed from May 23-May 26 and we will be sharing how you will be able make your bids on the artwork very soon.
Hope to see you at the opening night!