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January 2, 2017
by: Erica Brown

Shadow Day

The Mosaic School is hosting a Shadow Day on January 31st. Shadow Day is designed to give students an opportunity to explore the many opportunities offered at The Mosaic School. The morning begins with a team building activity, followed by attending classes and ends with a question and answer session. If you are interested in attending, please contact Erica Brown at ebrown@etudegroup.org.

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January 2, 2017
by: Erica Brown

Information Night

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I.D.E.A.S. Academy and The Mosaic School are hosting an Information Night on Thursday, January 26th from 6:00-7:30 p.m. in room 3402. Please invite friends and families to learn more about The Mosaic School and I.D.E.A.S. Academy. Staff and students guide tours and will be available to answer questions about the program.

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May 26, 2016
by: Zoe Farrell, Writing Apprentice for Étude Studios

Mosaic School Students Present Learning to The Public

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Zoe Farrell is a sophomore at IDEAS Academy and a writing apprentice for the Étude Studios. She took time from completing her own Exhibition of Learning (EOL) this week to share an article on the process students follow and some of their projects.

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May 26, 2016
by: Beth Carreno

Mosaic Student's EOL Takes on Autism and Bullying Through Songwriting

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Abigail, a middle school student at Mosaic, began her Exhibition of Learning (EOL) with an introduction to the project process and a 3-2-1 bridge. She asked those in attendance to share three short explanations for the creative process in all art forms; two questions they still held about the creative process in all art forms; and one analogy for the creative process in the art forms. This component was valuable in preparing the audience for her creative interpretation of the topic.

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April 30, 2016
by: Tad Phippen Wente, College Readiness Coordinator

Mosaic students visit colleges and workplaces

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All Mosaic School students sampled college and career choices April 27 when they toured local post-secondary schools and a community giant.

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January 3, 2016
by: Erica Brown

Student Shadow Day

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The Mosaic School is hosting a student Shadow Day on February 4th from 8:05 am to 3:10 pm. Students interested in experiencing a day at Mosaic are welcome to attend. For further information, contact Erica Brown at ebrown@etudegroup.org, or visit our website at www.etudegroup.org.

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September 30, 2015
by: Molly King

Mosaic Camp Étude Returns

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We are very excited to announce that Camp Étude is back this year!  We are offering a robust after school program.  The expanded program will provide opportunities for students to participate in programming that:

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May 1, 2015
by: Tad Phippen Wente, Chief Curatorial Officer

Gallery News: May 1, 2015

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Copy MosaicBlog SGGallery Feeling bored? I mean, board? When you stroll through the halls at IDEAS Academy and The Mosaic School you will see boards and be able to touch them, too. During a March artists collaboration with Sebura and Gartelmann at the JMKAC[/middleschool/mosaic-blog/mosaic-students-to-collaborate-with-john-michael-kohler-arts-center-artists/], Mosaic students learned about visual aspects of original messages and designed their own signs using various sized panels. The signs speak in bold colors about safe, memorable, and peaceful places. Étude Studios Intern Erik Tetschlag has gathered these and fashioned them into wall decor and a sculpture to keep the students’ learning and messages visible to all.

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April 30, 2015
by: Tad Phippen Wente

8th Graders visit UW-Sheboygan

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A “Welcome Mosaic 8th Graders” sign greeted students as they entered a quiet Acuity Technology Center building at UW-Sheboygan on April 29 for a morning campus tour.

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April 29, 2015
by: Press Release

Étude Group Director selected to participate in WAB Creative Industries Committee

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Madison, WI (April 29,2015) – Ted Hamm, Director, Principal and Founder of the The Étude Group has been selected to be a member of the Creative Industries Committee. The Creative Industries Committee is a board of experts comprised by The Wisconsin Arts Board to guide the Arts Board’s work to serve and promote the creative industries in Wisconsin.  

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April 24, 2015
by: Autumn Willard, Étude Studios Intern

Mosaic and IDEAS students explore sustainability

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Mosaic School students participated in a Lexicon for Sustainability event held at the Mead Public Library Wednesday, April 22. IDEAS Academy Botany students curated the event. It was set up like a scavenger hunt encouraging students to read the various art posters and talk to different student speakers. Mosaic Students eagerly looked at the different parts of each piece asking various questions about the ideas presented.

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April 21, 2015
by: N. Lynn Goldstein, Étude Studios Publication Design Intern

The Mosaic School works together to fertilize a better community

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On March 20, 2015, Rachel Gunderson[/about-us/community/staff/rachel-meyer/] and her Mosaic science students came together and put on a presentation for Sheboygan ecologist Scott Horzen, two Caan’s representatives, and UW-Madison student Owen Schneider, that demonstrated the students’ knowledge on the “Mosaic Garden” project that they would like to make happen. Whispers from the audience clearly showed interest in this idea, some stating that they have been involved since the idea was first brought up. The Mosaic School science classes created five different garden plans and then collaborated to propose one big and unique garden together that would host native plants of Wisconsin.

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March 27, 2015
by: Colleen Machut

An introduction to Theater from Many Lands & Times

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On Wednesday, March 11th Mosaic students began new seminar classes for Trimester 3. Students have the opportunity to take two different seminars each trimester and can choose between six creative disciplines: Music, Creative Writing, Dance, Visual Art, Engineering, and Drama. Part of this choice includes what we call a "project seminar," or a seminar wherein they will do an in depth interpretation of an academic concept through the art form they are studying in the seminar. An example of this from Trimester 2 is the Animation Sensations[/middleschool/mosaic-community/mosaic-gallery/new-portfolio-page/] seminar and an extension of this at IDEAS Academy is IDEAS Project Block[/highschool/ideas-community/ideas-gallery/]. 

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March 16, 2015
by: Colleen Machut

A look inside Mosaic Social Studies

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In social studies, Mosaic students are learning to think like social scientists and function as active citizens. This trimester they will explore human rights in the context of different historical events. To start their exploration, students chose the area of human rights that they were most interested in, and then they were organized into groups based on those interests. The image above depicts students collaborating to develop a driving question and an idea for their trimester-long project. They will spend the rest of the year building from their own inquiry and incorporating class activities to create relevance and interpret meaning.

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March 2, 2015
by: Rachel Gunderson, Mosaic Think Tank Advisor

IDEAS & Mosaic Think Tanks host Community Night, March 13th

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IDEAS and Mosaic Think Tanks have collaborated to host a Community Night featuring dinner and a talent show. Dinner will be provided through a cook-off, where students and staff will bring their best dish and serve it up to the guests who will then vote on their favorite. A winner will be announced at the end of the event. Entertainment will be provided by the brave and talented students who are interested in performing for the school. The event will begin at 5:00pm on Friday, March 13th and conclude at 7:00pm in the IDEAS/Mosaic Cafeteria.

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February 18, 2015
by: Molly King

Mosaic students experience Lily Cai Chinese Dance Company at John Michael Kohler Arts Center

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*Footlights Performance*

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February 14, 2015
by: Kimberly Johnson

Mosaic hosts 4th annual The Étude Group Chess Tournament

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Rows of tables lined with black and white squares, strategizing eyes create a productive kind of quiet on a Saturday afternoon at The Mosaic School. The fourth annual Étude Group Chess Tournament was held on February 14th, 2015 as part of the Wisconsin Scholastic Chess Federation. 

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February 11, 2015
by: Molly King

6th Street Dance, a creative outlet after school

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6th Street Dance started from a vision Molly King had to create space for adult community members to collaboratively make dance.  6th Street Dance has performed at various Sheboygan events, such as Earth Fest and Youth Art Month at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center.  Now, 6th Street Dance is continuing to meet, but this time, the mission is for young adolescents to be creative.

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February 8, 2015
by: Kimberly Johnson

Mosaic students to collaborate with artists at John Michael Kohler Arts Center

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Mosaic students have the unique opportunity to collaborate with renown artists Lily Cai and Sebura & Gartelmann. In the upcoming workshops, students will respond to works...

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January 21, 2015
by: Kimberly Johnson

Community Day: Mosaic gathers at Kiwanis Park for sledding and hot cocoa

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Last Saturday, January 17th Mosaic students, families, and staff gathered at Kiwanis Park in Sheboygan for an afternoon of community building with sleds and hot cocoa. Our student representatives in Think Tank planned the event with their advisor, Ms. Rachel Gunderson. You can read more about the planning process and Think Tank in The Mosaic Stream - Issue 2[/middleschool/mosaic-blog/mosaic-stream-second-issue/]. 

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January 18, 2015
by: Erica Brown

Mosaic Shadow Day

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Students interested in learning more about The Mosaic School are invited to attend our Shadow Day on Friday, January 23rd from 7:55 a.m. to 3:06 p.m.

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January 18, 2015
by: Erica Brown

Mosaic Open House

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The Mosaic School Offers Open House

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January 13, 2015
by: Annika Damkot, Brandon Guariglia, Jackson Kloes, Nic Daniels, Odhinn Crosson, Owen Brownell, Tate Tousey & Kimberly Johnson

Mosaic Stream - Second Issue

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January 9, 2015
by: Tad Phippen Wente, Chief Curatorial Officer

Gallery News : January 9, 2015

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Transitions reflect the on-going value of visible thinking How could tattoo design demonstrate understanding of elements in the Periodic Table? How might plants and animals battle to survive...

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January 6, 2015
by: Kimberly Johnson

MAP Testing

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We will begin the next MAP testing period on Monday, January 12th.

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December 22, 2014
by: Addie Degenhardt

The Étude Sessions Presents: We are the Willows

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We Are the Willows will play The Étude Sessions at Paradigm Coffee and Music on Saturday, January 10 at 7 p.m. Tickets are available at Paradigm for $15, $10 for students with valid IDs.

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December 22, 2014
by: Annika Damkot, Brandon Guariglia, Jackson Kloes, Nic Daniels, Odhinn Crosson, Owen Brownell, Tate Tousey & Kimberly Johnson

The Mosaic Stream - First Issue

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The Mosaic Journalism Class is excited to announce the release of their first Issue of The Mosaic Stream!

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December 21, 2014
by: Ted Hamm

Upcoming Events, Early Release Schedule at The Mosaic School

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As the busy holiday season approaches, I want to update you on upcoming schedule changes at our school. 

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December 19, 2014
by: Kimberly Johnson

Journalism Class

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As the Journalism Class prepares to publish their first issue, they are collecting photo evidence to go with their articles. This image shows six different technical drawings of a train. These drawings were used in last trimester's Intro to Engineering project, where students improved upon a vehicle of their choice in multiple ways. The upcoming article on this project will be about the Exhibitions that students did based on these projects. Look for the first issue of "The Mosaic Stream" on Monday, December 22nd.

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December 13, 2014
by: Ted Hamm

The Étude Sessions Presents: We Are the Willows

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The Étude Sessions is proud to present, We are the Willows on January 13th, 2015 as they support their new album, Picture (Portrait).

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October 21, 2014
by: Molly King

Camp Étude Returns for a Second Year

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Camp Étude has already begun. However, it is not too late to participate.

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October 8, 2014
by: Rachel Gunderson

Service Learning through Science

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In preparation for a project where students create a better environment for living things, we are asking the question “What can cause a disruption in a...

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