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Marvin Ridge FBLA dominates state competition photo

Marvin Ridge FBLA dominates state competition

The Marvin Ridge FBLA chapter attended the state competition held in Greensboro, NC last week, and it was a tremendous success!  Of the 37 MRHS students who attended the event, 29 medals were earned, with TEN students earning a 1st place finish in their respective events.  MRHS also earned two chapter awards, one for largest chapter in the state and one for largest chapter in the Southwest region. Pictured left are First Place Business Plan winners, Mira Hashe and Elizabeth Bueche, with advisers Mr. Troy Burns and Ms. Kelley Gates.

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Global display creates 'quite a stir of emotions' with study of Swiss sculpture artist photo

Global display creates 'quite a stir of emotions' with study of Swiss sculpture artist

An art display from Mr. Roncone’s class is creating a stir in the media center, a stir of emotions and gestures that is!  Art 1 students began this project with learning human proportions and applying it to a series of 20 different gesture drawings during class. A gesture drawing is a quick sketch of a human form usually completed in a matter of a few minutes. Afterward, the students researched the work of Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), a Swiss sculptor, painter, draftsman and print maker. Giacometti worked over his gesture drawings during multiple sittings, and found that when he stepped back, the prominent aspect in the gesture drawing was the skeletal form.  After he made this realization, his sculptures began to also represent skeletal forms.  Students were then assigned to recreate these sculptures.  

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