Daily Archives: May 14, 2013

8th Grade Metalurgy

8th graders completed some very detailed metal work using various tools to emboss into thin copper sheets.  This process, known as repousse, is a method of creating a relief sculpture in metal by pressing from one side, then pressing again … Continue reading

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Gargoyles

Seventh grade students finished their intensive Medieval unit in Social Studies with various workshops.  One group made ceramic gargoyles.  Students thought about the reasons for gargoyles, such as reminding the largely illiterate population of the pitfalls of sin, and protecting them from … Continue reading

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