NISD Visual Arts IMA meeting schedules

December 2nd, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

Elementary, Middle, and High School Art:  Please check the link below for your meeting schedules and meeting locations for the  Instructional Materials Adoption


October 31st, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

All NISD art specialists and instructors, you are reminded to attend the recently called meetings as follows:

Monday, November 3, 2014, Middle School and High School art instructors at Jefferson Middle School. Please plan to travel to Jefferson immediately after school ends so that the meeting can start as soon as possible.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014, Elementary art specialists at Ward Elementary School.  Please plan to travel to Ward immediately after school ends so that the meeting can start as soon as possible.

Everything You Need — Los Leones

October 23rd, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

NISD Teachers,

Print the items from the links, follow the instructions, and bring the printouts to this outstanding event LOS LEONES STUDENT ARTS FESTIVAL, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2014, in Leon Valley, Texas.  Event is open to the public.  Admission is Free.



October 15th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

All interested NISD art instructors be sure you attend this Saturday’s Enterprise, October 18, 2014, Warren High School Art Labs, 8:00 AM- 3:00 PM.  The Game Plan includes rigorous and high level instruction in four different ceramic settings.  Regardless of your level of expertise with natural clay, there will be a right venue for you.  Check the link below for the details and show up for one of the best days of the year.

We will have four best days of the year in our Saturday Multi-Media Enterprises offered  this 2014-2015 school year: October, and (tentatively) January, February, and March.  Attend all four Saturdays and receive a special teacher trophy; these trophies will be presented at ArtFest this year.

Chalkfest Launch 10:00 AM, Friday, October 3, 2014

October 2nd, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

It is time to reserve your square for your chalkfest team!   Reserve via e-mail to

You may reserve one team per teacher at your campus.  If you want more teams than there are teachers at your campus, please state it in your e-mail.  You will be on the waiting list and after each teacher has a square, you will be assigned the extras according to time received.

So Chalkfest here we go! Launch via  e-mail at 10:00 AM, Friday, October 3, 2014 See the links below for all the information


September 25th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

We have WINNERS in the Los Leones Publicity Contest.  Check the link below.  Let me know if any name has errors, if any school is incorrect, or if any teacher does not have the correct student listed.

Refreshments and Location

September 23rd, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley
NISD Visual Art Instructors, remember our first (art only) Inservice of the year is this Thursday, September 25, from 4:30 to 6:30pm. This year it is in the testing annex, located right behind the Student Services Building, 5651 Grissom, 78238.
For all of our Inservices we rotate the bringing of food by campuses, except for this Inservice, the September Alignment. For this one, any campus can  so those of you who would like to and those of you who can, please bring some good stuff as follows: 
Elementary — sweets (candy, cookies, cake, donuts) 
Middle School — snacks (veggie or salty)
High School — drinks (soda, water, tea)
See all NISD Visual Art this Thursday, Thanks.


September 18th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

It is time to be sure you are aware of your date to showcase your students work in an NISD administration building.  See the special instructions on the schedules and check the schedules for the date when you hang your exhibit.  Schedule  was set in place last year to continue until May of 2015.

ALIGNMENT 9-25-2014

September 10th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

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LOS LEONES INFO: exhibit, sales, and publicity contest

September 5th, 2014 by Dr. Charlsey Sharon Chumley

The 2014-2015 LOS LEONES ARTS FESTIVAL will be OCTOBER 25, 2014 –8:30am to 2:00pm, 6427 Evers Road, Leon Valley, TX, 78238 at the Leon Valley Community and Conference Buildings.  Art Teachers will set up  on Friday, October 24, 2014, from 9:00am to 4:00pm; art work will be juried Friday, October 24, from 4:30 pm to 8:00pm.  For the list of those campuses that will be setting up installations in the buildings this year and for the necessary permission slips, click on the links below.  The building designation and floorplan for set up will be posted later.

All art teachers, whether you are exhibiting art work or not, may enter their students in the publicity contest and the chalkfest.  Your one campus winner for the publicity contest is due Friday, September 19, in my office (Students Services on Grissom Road) by 5:00 pm.  If you use the pony, please be aware that your entry may arrive too late to be juried.  The instructions and permission slips have been posted in an earlier blog message.  Follow that post carefully.  Watch for another post with the chalkfest instructions and permission slips.