The Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG) is a non-profit organization that works in partnership with the Ithaca (New York) City School District to support and celebrate all the arts for all the kids. FABG is an affiliate of the Ithaca Public Education Initiative.

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Updated List of April Saltonstall Teachers

The Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, in partnership with the Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG), an affiliate of IPEI, is offering a creative retreat for teachers of the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) teachers and other districts in Tompkins County during the February and April school breaks. The program is designed to provide residency-type retreats for local teachers in the following disciplines: creative writing, photography/film/video, and painting/sculpture/visual art. The program is totally free to attend. Teachers were selected through a lottery system. payday loans forest va ...(read more)

Saltonstall February Teacher Residency

During the February break, the first group of teachers enjoyed time to work on their art and share stories about their work with students.

Kari Krakow works on painting.
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BOOSTER GROUP MEETING ON ARTS UPDATES

The Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG), an affiliate of IPEI, will hold a general meeting

Monday, February 13, 2017, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in the Ithaca High School Fine and Performing Arts

Center lobby. The public is invited to hear arts updates from Chief Administrative Officer David

Brown, interim Fine and Performing Arts Director Steve Beamish, music teacher Karla Notarianni

and art teacher Ana Goldsmith, as well as information about FABG goals. The boosters serve all

the elementary and secondary schools in the Ithaca City School District (ICSD). The public is

invited. Food will be provided.

For more information about the booster group, contact Co-Presidents Vanessa Wagner and Alice

Wu at president@fabgithaca.org or (607)277-4631. private pilot financing ...(read more)

Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Partners with Fine Arts Boosters to Host Teacher Retreat: Teachers Announced

The Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, in partnership with the Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG), an affiliate of IPEI, is offering a creative retreat for teachers of the Ithaca City School District (ICSD) teachers and other districts in Tompkins County during the February and April school breaks. The program is designed to provide residency-type retreats for local teachers in the following disciplines: creative writing, photography/film/video, and painting/sculpture/visual art. The program is totally free to attend. Teachers were selected through a lottery system.

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  • Edna Brown, social worker at Beverly J. Martin Elementary School
  • Brooke Burnett, third grade teacher at Beverly J.

FINE ARTS BOOSTER GROUP AWARDS GRANTS TO SUPPORT ITHACA ARTS EDUCATION

(Ithaca) The Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG), an affiliate of IPEI, has awarded $8,170 in grants to 16 Ithaca City School District (ICSD) projects that will reach 2,224 students. Funded projects include support for Saltonstall Teacher Residency; Ithaca High Band’s 100th Anniversary Commission and Concert; DeWitt’s Jazz Appreciation Concert and Orchestra NYS Baroque Concert; Ithaca High’s Visual Arts Memory Project, Ithaca High Choir’s sight singing; Beverly J. Martin Elementary’s “Meet Me Where I Am” with dancer Lisa Tsetse; Fall Creek Elementary’s Songwriters’ Workshop; Belle Sherman Elementary’s Step Up and Speak Out Concert; and Cayuga Heights Elementary’s Mosaic Mural Project. programme für binäre optionen ...(read more)

Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts Partners with Fine Arts Boosters to Host Teacher Retreat: Deadline for Applicatio

The Saltonstall Foundation and Arts Colony, in partnership with the Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG), an affiliate of IPEI, is offering a five-day, four-night retreat for Ithaca City School District (ICSD) teachers during the school break weeks of February 18-22, 2017 and April 15-19, 2017. New this year is the choice of weeks and the opportunity to experience the retreat with teachers from other districts. This residency is designed to provide a residency-type retreat for local ICSD teachers in the following disciplines: creative writing, photography/film/video, and painting/sculpture/visual art. The program is totally free to attend. Hearty vegetarian dinners will be prepared each night. Overnight stays are encouraged but not mandatory. loan san diego ...(read more)

ICSD RECIPIENT OF 2016 PRESIDENTIAL CITATION AWARD FOR MUSIC

The Ithaca City School District is the recipient of the 2016 Presidential Citation Award for music. ICSD is one of two school districts honored with this distinguished award this year.

The NYSSMA® Presidential Citation Award is given to districts that act as models for music education programs in New York State and provide a well-rounded music program at all levels. ICSD has been building the music program over the last five years. Student participation is up over 120 percent.

“There has been an increase in the outreach to our community,” said David Brown, ICSD Chief Administration Officer and Director of Fine & Performing Arts. “Music education is available to everyone. Anyone who can’t afford a musical instrument is provided one by the district. best binary options brokers 2013 ...(read more)

Play it Again, Ithaca” – Used Musical Instruments Needed

The Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG) through its “Play it Again, Ithaca” program collects used musical instruments to be distributed for student use across the Ithaca City School District (ICSD). These donated instruments become part of the ICSD collection of instruments available for free use to students in the district.

FABG strives to provide ICSD students who might not otherwise have access to instruments an opportunity to participate in band or orchestra. The ICSD arts program allows students to take free instrumental lessons during school hours and participate in the school musical groups. what are binary options uk ...(read more)

ARTS MINI-GRANT DEADLINE: October 15, 2016

The Fine Arts Booster Group (FABG), an affiliate of IPEI, has mini-grants available for dance, drama, music, and visual arts projects that engage students. The Fall 2016 deadline is October 15, and Spring 2017 is February 1 for electronic submission. Ithaca City School District (ICSD) teachers and principals are eligible to apply. Applications are available online at www.fabgithaca.org/receive , by phone 256-4734, or email president@fabgithaca.org.

An affiliate of the Ithaca Public Education Initiative (IPEI), the FABG works in partnership with the ICSD to advocate, support and celebrate all the arts for all the kids. The Fine Arts Boosters strive for increased student access and participation, and for equity in the arts programs. calculate loan interest rates ...(read more)

Check out IPEI and FABG Grant Deadlines.... Get Resources and Experiences for Students!

Be sure and check out the calendar for grant deadlines. Teachers and staff, please apply! Ask for help or feedback if you need it.

In addition to the grants listed here, also check out www.artspartner.org for their Nov 10 deadline for Arts in Education Grants.

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