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Art Gala at Sparta High School

Jennifer Dericks

Saturday, May 31, 2014 • 9:49pm

SPARTA, NJ- Sparta High School presented their Arts Gala in May.  The media center, cafeteria, auditorium and several other areas of the school were transformed by exhibitions of fine and performing arts. 

There were sculptures using various media including corrugated cardboard, clay and even plastic bottle caps.  Drawings, paintings and collages also incorporating various media including watercolor, oils, pencil, many used in combinations, presenting  a wide range of subject matter.  There were animals, shoes, angel wings and even an oversized skateboard.  Photographs, including many that have won awards,  were also included in the exhibit.

It was an interdisciplinary exhibition with submitted works from Science, English and Spanish classes, in addition to the fine arts classes.  Musical accompaniment was provided by Sparta's students and staff.   Middle School seventh and eighth grade students performed their Spring concert in the auditorium.

Culinary Arts students provided light refreshments. 

Door prized and raffle items were provided through the generosity of local businesses.   

  • Cafe Pierrot,
  • Casa Mia,
  • Dale's Market,
  • Kroghs,
  • Pezzos Pizza,
  • Sparta Book Store,
  • Sparta Police Department FOP and
  • Villa Capri 2

All donated items to help with the fundraising efforts.  Money raised will go to support the arts programs in the school.   

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