Art and Theater Students Travel the Country and Abroad for Summer Programs

For some of us, summer break means hot lazy days spent drifting in the pool—but that’s not the case for SCASD art and theater students. Many students use the summer months to gain more experience, practice their craft, and share their skills through teaching.

From additional training and internships, to acting and fundraising, art and theater students have a lot of exciting things on their agendas this summer. Many take the opportunity to travel to programs in other cities or states, and in a few instances, even to other countries.

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Architecture Students Gain Real-World Experience, Bringing New Life to Student Spaces

Amazing things can happen when generous people and businesses in the community come together to work with ambitious students and the school district administration to solve a problem.

With the ongoing construction at the high school, spaces and resources have been shifting and shrinking. This project started when students and the administration noticed an overflow of people gathering in the lobby outside of the lower cafeteria and study hall. The problem was that there were no tables, chairs, or furniture of any kind, for the students to sit on. To work on their laptops, or catch up with their friends, the students had to stand, or sit on the floor.

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Farm to School: Agricultural Science Students Use Grants to Innovate, Grow, and Go to Market

For many of us growing up, knowing where our food came from wasn’t something we gave much thought to. Today, with the rise in mass-produced, highly processed food that is often transported for miles before it gets to our plates, many people are looking to get back to basics.

The farm to table philosophy grew out of a desire to put food on the table that was grown locally, sustainably, and often organically. The farm to table idea has now expanded to include farm to school.

Over the past few years, the SCASD and the Agricultural (Ag) Science Program have received several grants to support the farm to school efforts, bring local food into schools, and enhance food education. This included a $26,335 grant from the Seed Change program, a $2,500 Food For All grant from the National FFA, $700 from the PA FFA Foundation, and $900 from a Farm to Table grant.

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