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The Inuit people balanced rocks to create a type of “land art” that was both beautiful and with a purpose. Over 400 years ago, the people created Inuksuks that helped them find their way; that spoke of a good resting place; that defined a place 
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Richland Academy was delighted to be selected by local felting artist, Melanie Siegel, to participate in her Intergenerational Felting Extravaganza, which is supported by Richmond Hill’s Mayor’s Endowment Fund for the Arts. A group of Richland students, as well as some parents, have been working 
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Recently Richland Academy welcomed internationally recognized artist, Guo Yue Dou back to the school. Dou returned for another session with Grades 1-3 to create chalk pastel drawings of birds and other wildlife. Dou’s work is detailed and lifelike, and our students did an excellent job 
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The Grade 5 students were given the task of creating their own identity masks. They were instructed to include details that represented themselves. The questions were thought-provoking and encouraged the students to examine themselves carefully, “How can we represent our identities using symbolism?” and “What 
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Thank you for joining us at The Village of Richmond Hill 5 Senses Festival. We hope you enjoyed exploring your senses at the RICHLAND IMAGINATION STATION!
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A unique summer event, The Village of Richmond Hill 5 Senses Festival is a vibrant celebration of arts and culture through the exploration of our senses. With venues located across the historic Village of Richmond Hill, this two day annual festival creates a destination for 
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This week, we celebrated ‘Arts Week’ at Richland, where student-created works were displayed throughout the school, and students performed Broadway Classics at our annual Spring Concert. Read more about Education in the Arts at Richland.
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During our recent Science Inquiry Festival, our JK students used a variety of materials to build with and express their frog ideas with their parents, including sharing their photography images, creating frogs in Origami, painting watercolour masterpieces, designing a model magic tadpole family, and observing 
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Following an examination of art from across Canada with Mrs. Sherman, our Grade 1 students each selected a region of Canada and began working on a piece that would represent that region, either in subject matter or style.
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After paintings of butterflies began appearing in the SK classroom, the children began to explore and share their existing knowledge of butterflies: “Butterflies eat leaves.  I’ll pick them and Jerry can help.  Butterflies come in the Spring.” (Daniel) “Butterflies fly fast.  You have to sneak 
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