Creative Outlets

Creative Outlets: Fall Art
Creative Outlets

Creative Outlets: Fall Art

As we near Thanksgiving and enjoy the beautiful leaves and the warming weather, there are several things that come into our minds. What comes to your mind when you think of November and the season of fall? Several pictures from our fellow VPSA students are expressions of some things that […]

Creative Outlets: Rockwell-Inspired Sketches by Hannah Brown
Creative Outlets

Creative Outlets: Rockwell-Inspired Sketches by Hannah Brown

Hannah Brown, 16, lives in Wisconsin, and is currently in Art Studio 2 with Mr. Adair. In the beginning of the year, Mr. Adair asked the class to pick the artist hero that they aspired to mimic in both mood and style. Hannah chose Norman Rockwell. “Every picture of his […]

by Emily Gaut
Creative Outlets

Creative Outlets: Art

Every year we showcase some of our favorite interpretations of Johannes Vermeer’s famous painting, Girl With a Pearl Earring. Here are some spectacular pieces from Mrs. Yerington’s Art Studio I class:

photo by Erica Esterly
DIY

DIY: Hair Tutorial and Spring Decor

Spring Hair Tutorial  by Natalie Tederoff Do you love wearing your hair down yet want it out of your face? Then this style’s for you! In six easy steps you can transform your hair into a delightful flower. Without further ado, allow me to introduce a fresh new way to […]

Photo by Jordan Hobgood
Creative Outlets / Poetry

A Forgotten Poem

The snow falls No longer silent No longer peaceful Swirling flakes demanding our attention Blinding us Pushing us deeper within our hollow homes What once was white and pure is now spotted by the aftermath of its own destruction Bending beneath the weight of the burden they struggle to bear […]

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Poetry

Student Spotlight: Poems from a VPSA Student

Traveling the Globe by Elizabeth Russell, 9th Grade Austin, Texas   My fingers spin the globe, The whole world in front of me. One finger poised to stop it. Where will I land next?   There! I feel a mountain ridge, A long one, extending far. What huge peaks those […]

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Poetry

Student Spotlight: Poems from a VPSA Student

Opening A Book by Elizabeth Russell, 9th Grade, Austin, Texas.   A wonderful thing happens The instant I open a book. I am immersed in another world… Its trials, its struggles, its joys.   The country may be wide and wonderful Or harsh and lonely But I am glad to […]

Three Cozy Winter Beverages
Recipes

Three Cozy Winter Beverages

Three Cozy Winter Beverages Author: Natalie Tederoff It seems that between summer and winter there comes a lull, at least in the drinks department.  Those frozen lemonades you loved so much in the summer seem too “chill” for the frigid winter air.  And drinking iced tea in a sweater does not […]

Photo Journal of Chicago
Creative Outlets / Media

Photo Journal of Chicago

Chicago is a beautiful place year-round no matter what the weather. Next to Lake Michigan, Chicago is the third largest city in the U.S. See how it lights up the night! Chicago Skyline

Photo by Jodi Smith
Creative Outlets / Poetry

Here He Lies

                here he lies just born but older than the hills around nine months young, eternally old below the jewel-encrusted, starlit skies he opens his gentle baby godly eyes born to die his mother kisses the face of her child, the face of […]