This anti-bullying mural was unveiled at Riley Avenue Elementary School in Calverton Thursday. (Credit: Rachel Young)
Riley Avenue Elementary School fourth-grader Jon Vasquez said he liked watching the character mural go from “nothing to something.” His classmate Lily Kaelin said anyone who lays eyes on the colorful painting is “reminded to be kind.” Art teacher Melissa Haupt called it “inspiring.” (more…)
Students Paige Raynor, Giancarlos Velasquez, Genevieve Matwey and Frank Capone work with visiting artist Clare Bennett on a mosaic for the library. (Courtesy photo)
Learning the value of creativity at an early age, students at Riley Avenue Elementary School are designing and crafting a nature-inspired mosaic for the school’s new library.