Episcopal Fine Art students competed in the 2021 Northeast Florida Scholastic Art Awards on Saturday, January 9. During this adjudication, judges from around Northeast Florida reviewed more than 2,900 entries ranging from 16 visual art categories. They were absolutely impressed and inspired with the quality of work they saw! Since 1923, the Scholastic Art and…

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A.P Draw, Paint, Print Senior Spotlight Interview: Sally Barksdale  AP Drawing Portfolio is an intensive course, requiring students to produce art at the college level. Students compile a portfolio of 15-20 original artworks demonstrating mastery in composition, technique, and concept. They pursue the why behind their own artistic process and participate in weekly critiques of…

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Upper School Dance Ensemble will be featured in a video during Chapel in February that was created in order to share dance through an additional outlet during COVID. “Due to limitations in live performance, we wanted to utilize other performance outlets that could be done safely, and shared safely,” said Director of Dance Dawn Adams.…

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Upper School Thespians participated in the Educational Theatre Association Virtual Festival in the weeks leading up to the holidays. Even though it was a recorded event, the virtual platform still allowed for immersion in performance, critical observation, and learning. Out of 39 submitted events, students received accolades including 15 superiors, 11 excellent, and 3 good ratings. Phoebe…

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Although Episcopal Munnerlyn Campus choral students were unable to hold the traditional Christmas Concert at St. John’s Cathedral, the chorus program decided to bring Christmas cheer to assisted living residents around Jacksonville who have been isolated because of the virus. Students socially distanced and sang for residents at four locations: Angelwood, San Jose Gardens, Starling…

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A new exhibit opened in the Berg Gallery in the Munnerlyn Center last week featuring work by all areas of the Visual Arts program on the Munnerlyn Campus. The exhibit includes ceramics work by freshman and sophomore students; Draw Paint Print works in various mediums, including pen and ink and watercolor; and work by photography…

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ESJ College Counseling in conjunction Fine Arts Nurturing Students (FANS) and the Fine Arts Department hosted two panels for students and parents this week.  The panels were for any students and parents in Performing Arts who may like to pursue their discipline after high school. The first panel addressed students interested in theatre, musical theatre,…

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Pre-K 3 and 4 dance classes started this week at the Beaches Campus with Lower School dance instructor Ms. Hagan. Students have a foundational dance curriculum with Ms. Hagan as they learn beginning terminology and share the space in creative movement.  Episcopal is excited to expand our dance offerings to our Lower School students as…

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Recently the combined ESJ chorales (which includes 7-12 grades) were safely recorded singing two songs as a reaction to the turmoil in our world. The songs “Love is Love” and “Liberty and Justice” were rehearsed and performed under the direction of our Director of Choral Music, Carolyn Tuttle. The students prepared this music for our…

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