January 17, 2011

Student 'Reflections' show off artistic talents

Delaney Root, 8, a second-grader at North School, showed off her artwork Saturday afternoon during the district-wide Reflections exhibit, held at the middle school. 
Union Leader Correspondent
LONDONDERRY -- The creative musings of students from five district schools were celebrated over the weekend at the district-wide Reflections exhibit held on Saturday afternoon a tLondonderry Middle School.
Sponsored by the Matthew Thornton Parent-Teacher Association, the theme of this year’s event was “Together We Can,” with approximately 200 works on display at the Jan. 15

As part of the national PTA Reflections program, local students are being encouraged to start working on their entries for this year’s contest. Entries in a variety of mediums will be accepted, including painting, drawing, collage, photography, essays, poems, film, song and choreography. 
On Saturday, students in grades one through six were eligible to compete, with young artists from the middle school, Matthew Thornton, Moose Hill, and North and South schools all participating. 
This year’s participants were: 

From Londonderry Middle School: literature and visual arts by Holly Grodt
From Moose Hill School: literature by Alexa Viola and Mia Stowell; photography by Seth Grabiec and Sean Clegg; and visual arts by Bridgette Root, Saffron Matzker, Alexa Viola, Jeremy Butler, Kennedy Brown, Matthew Brown, Ryan Pemberton, Ellie Varnum, Roselyn Aika Chen, Paige Scanion and Sullivan Street
From Matthew Thornton School: film/ video by Hunter Angione; literature by Jaelee Hutchinson, Krista Fletcher, Jake Donnelly, Alyssa Griffin, Rachel Cook, Megan Packard and Julia Fothergill; photography by Zachary Hooper, Ryan Griffin, Caleb McCune, Sean Hooper, Alyssa Treanor, Jack Thompson and Alyssa Griffin; and visual arts by Ryan Severn, Callie Nease, Madison LeClair, Sam Street, Jack Nease, Paige Boyon, Allison Iaconis, Emma Donnelly, Allison Curran, Gianna Fowler, Sarah Clegg, Zachary Hooper, Liah Simpson, Ashley Perry, Grace Joudrey, Kaitlyn Koza, Carly Butler, Ellie Cook, McKenzie Hoyt, Ella Jean, Samuel Brown, Summer Graczyk, Thomas Williams, Samantha LeClair, Audrey Severn, Anna Hutchinson, Christopher Davido, Ryan Hickey, Jackie Bauman, Samantha Heinrich, Lilly Grodt, Maddie Croteau, Ella Simpson, Tara Nigro, Rachel Cook, Alyssa Griffin, Brian Parrott, Kelley Roberts, Keith Fletcher and Molly Curran. 
From North School: dance/choreography by Kathryn Hempfield; photography by Zachary Lemay, Halle Hamilton, Ajay Thumma and Kayla Briggs; literature by Bethany Costello, Meghan Evangelista, Urvi Chakraborty, Nicholas Demers, Maeve McPhail, Joseph Tannalfo, Zachery Ford, Annemarie Hughes, Shannon Stewart, Taylor Mellinger, Aidan Crowley; visual arts by Elizabeth Fish, Brandon Fish, William Heenan, Delaney Root, Aleeza Shah, Nathan Andrews, Ashley Andrews, Tony Barbieri, Cameron DeGraw, Nicholas Demers, Catherine Derhak, Kalin Gregoire, Benjamin Johnson, Grace Maguire, Emily McCarthy, Meghan McCudden, Anna Novelli, Joseph Tannalfo, Aakash Thumma, Shannon Walen, Lea Walen and Joseph Wanders. 
The national PTA Reflections program is open to students in preschool through grade 12 and was created around 40 years ago. 
The New Hampshire State Reflections exhibit will take place Monday, March 14, at Gilbert H. Hood Middle School in Derry. 
For more information, visit www.nhpta1.org. 

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