April Playlist – Throwbacks

While looking through all of my music options I noticed some nostalgic songs. These are songs that I personally grew up with and that give me a good feeling when I’m listening to them again. Then an idea hit me; throwback playlists. With some classic and still wonderful groovy and good-feeling songs, I now present to you April’s playlist 

Enjoy!

Throwbacks Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMuAGLIYs1U6Fqc9kxwnumO0NsadyREzm

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All Ma Ladies – March Playlist

March is the annual Womens Month! As women, we love to show pride for who we are as a females! Many artists have written songs about the power women have and how amazing we are. They share stories about what kind of pain a female can go through and still come out stronger in the end. Others write about how all of our individuality makes us beautiful. I’ll be sharing those songs with you in this month’s playlist!

Enjoy!

All Ma Ladies Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMuAGLIYs1U5EwTP6zhckF-81yE95hUaW

February Playlist: Love Is In The Air

Ah, February. The month of love. People all around the world are giving hugs, kisses, chocolates, gifts, flowers, love notes and more to the people they adore. During the month of February, we not only have people who are happily in love, we have people who are going through a breakup and then those who are now happy being single. February isn’t just about romanic love, but it’s also about self-love. Love yourself no matter what!
The Hopeless Romantic Nights Playlist is for those love-birds who can share each other’s love through song.
The I Miss You, But I Have To Let You Go Playlist is one that those who are dealing with heartbreak, can relate to. 
I Miss You, But I Have To Let You Go Playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLMuAGLIYs1U5cylFbuAtZbTuh-psBqfgQ
Shout Out To My Ex Playlist is the playlist for all those happy single people who are happy about them being single and who are glad to be done with their ex.
Enjoy!

Share Fair Week 2: Visual Media & Writing Category

by @yaolanorchid and @callmeleea101

It’s week 2 of Share Fair! This week’s category is Visual Media and Writing and we are so proud of all the students who entered in this week’s contest! Week 2 focused on the following categories:

Painting, Black & White Drawings, Photography, and Poetry

These pieces of art were evaluated by creativity, inspiration, and originality.

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Poetry Entries

Secondary Level: (4th-8th grade)

1st place – Memory S. for her “Stump of Wood” entry

Photography Entries

Secondary Level: (4th-8th grade)

1st place – Aaliyah K. for her “Jelly Fish” entry

2nd place – Nate H. for his “The Nest” entry

3rd place – Nate H. for his “Adventure” entry

Color Sketches & Drawing Entries

Secondary Level: (4th-8th grade)

1st place – Memory S. for her “Colorado Birds” entry

2nd place – Aaliyah K. for her “Colored Pencil” entry

3rd place – Cecilya S. for her “Here, Kitty Kitty!” entry


High School Level: (9th-12th grade)

1st place – Alma T. for her “Dancing in the Moonlight” entry

Sketches & Drawing Entries

Secondary Level: (4th-8th grade)

1st place – Amy M. for her “Into the Dust” entry


High School Level: (9th-12th grade)

1st place – Tiana H. for her “Caught in a Wave” entry

2nd place – Laura C. for her “Indian Goddess” entry

3rd place – Tiana H. for her “Behind the Mask” entry

 

Painting Entries

Secondary Level: (4th-8th grade)

1st place – Makayla G. for her “Lighthouse at Dusk” entry

High School Level: (9th-12th grade)

1st place – Valerie P. for her “The Tainted Blossom” entry

2nd place – Valerie P. for her “Summer’s August” entry

3rd place – Valerie P. for her “Another Planet’s Amazon” entry

 

People’s Choice for this week

Memory S. for her “Colorado Birds” color sketch

Congratulations to all of our winners!

 

ART

By Yoalan Orchid and Shadow Shaper

Art is a beautiful thing in our world, but it takes many forms. Everyone is creative and their creativity is expressed in different ways whether that be music, dance, problem solving, painting, cooking, etc. Art is also an aesthetic that combines cultures together. Art adds beauty and life to the world and people’s lives.

This month we are exploring some visual artwork! Here are some art pieces from some of the people right here at FACE including some from the staff here at The Scoop!

Photography by Yoalan Orchid
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Artwork by Amy M.
Artwork by Izzi R.

What I Am Passionate About – My Wanderlust Heart & Soul

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The word Wanderlust means, “A very strong or irresistible impulse to travel.” It is one of many words that personally describe me. Susan Sontag once said, “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” When people ask about my huge interest in traveling I always consider the question to be a deep one, but I gladly answer.  I want to get out for I have an insane calling to be where I’m not.

     And when I say I want to travel I don’t mean I want to stay in resorts and go on tours with tour guides or buy key-chains from souvenir shops. I have no plan to be a tourist. When I say I want to travel, I mean I want to explore another country and become apart of it! I want to discover small coffee shops in France, Italy, and Germany. I want to walk on the beaches in Australia and explore the bookstores and castles in England. I want to hike the Great Wall Of China and go cliff diving in Hawaii! I want to meet people who are not like me, but people who I can like all the same. I want to take pictures of people and things I see! I want my mind to be in constant awe of life on Earth. I want to see things with new eyes.

     I want to be able to look at a map and remember all the places I’ve been to and how they have transformed me, by the place, the people and the culture! I want to come home and realize that I have not come home whole, but I have left a piece of my heart in another place. This, I personally think, is what is at the Heart of Adventure. And I plan to make my life one.