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For the month of October, students in Ms. Faranda’s art classes will enjoy the honor of having their work displayed at the Linden Board of Education central offices.  These talented artists are currently studying a wide variety of topics including different art techniques and historical art movements.

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On October 2, the Soehl Middle School Art Club had its first meeting of the new school year.  Club members celebrated the season by painting pumpkins with their own creative designs.  Pictured below are artists Sade Therjuste, Cassidy Moore, Jadelle Jasmin and Cristina Ramos-Rodriguez.

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Ms. Faranda’s 8th-grade art classes recently learned the basics of printmaking and created their own Andy Warhol-inspired prints.  Andy Warhol was an American artist and a leading figure in the Pop Art movement of the 1960s.

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Soehl Middle School’s talented Art Club members are using their skills to decorate ceiling tiles throughout the building…

Mirelle Mojena and Ms. Faranda show off the physical education-themed tile Mirelle created.

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Kimora Massey and Denesha Norman present their fierce Linden Tiger logo.

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Giselle Riera Torres and Gloria Gutierrez display their tribute to the fine arts.

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On March 16, Soehl Middle School’s talented 8th-grade artists attended the Teen Arts Festival at Union County College.  Each student created an original piece of artwork to be displayed and then critiqued by an adult artist.  They spent the remainder of the day attending fun and educational hands-on workshops.  Pictured below are Abigail Meima, Karolina Dunajska, Kayla Delbrune, Andrew Alvarracin, Heather Forde and Clinton McDonald.

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Ms. Faranda’s 6th-grade art classes recently had fun creating splatter paintings.  These wildly colorful paintings are part of a Zentangle project.  Zentangle is a form of abstract art that uses repetitive patterns and encourages freedom of expression.

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Art Club members Abigail Meima and Rawan Mukhtar present a ceiling tile they painted for the art room ceiling.  Their work celebrates the Belgian artist Rene Magritte and his masterpiece The False Mirror.  Magritte was a leader in the surrealist movement that began in the early 1920s.

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Students in Ms. Faranda’s 8th-grade art classes recently decorated the Soehl Middle School main lobby with a floral masterpiece.  Using oil pastels, our artists created a vase of brilliant flowers in the style of Vincent Van Gogh.  The Dutch master is known for his always vibrant and moving works of art.

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On December 6, the Soehl Middle School Performing Arts Department presented its annual winter concert.  Band, orchestra and choir members treated the school community to an evening of festive music celebrating the holiday season.  Thank you to Mr. Birckhead, Mr. Cartinella, Ms. Chapman, and their students for a lovely heartfelt performance.

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