It’s game night, and inside the band room at Hall High School in Little Rock, student are buzzing with excitement. Basketball season is starting, and Hall’s brass band is fine-tuning the music they’ll perform to pep up the audience and the players tonight. Band instructor Rojay Moore leads the musicians, stopping them every now and then to pinpoint where they could make changes. “Being in the band helps students develop the discipline needed for success in and out of other cl
Since first laying hands on the cello in 5th grade through music classes Thea Foundation made possible at his elementary school, North Little Rock High School student Carlos Campanur has become a dedicated, self-motivated student, accomplished musician and advocate for music education. Carlos is one of thousands of students Thea Foundation programs reach. On #GivingTuesday (Nov. 28), please consider giving to Thea to support programs like this one that changed Carlos's life.
“Awesome feet!” Middle school art educator Jordan Wolf compliments a students on the little clay “feet” she’s added to the bottom of her pinch pot, a type of accessible hand-built pottery that’s a perfect jumping-off point for working with clay. “This is the first time most of these students have worked with clay, so we’re spending a lot of time learning how to use our hands. Students have spent several classes just practicing pinch pots and rolling coils,” Wolf says. “I try