Saint Michael

St. Mary-St. Michael School Art Enrichment Program Receives Grant

St. Mary-St. Michael Elementary/Middle School received a $1,000 grant from the Jamie A. Hulley Arts Foundation. The grant was awarded to enhance the schools after school Art Enrichment Program. Stephen DiRienzo , vice president of the Valley Arts Council and art teacher at St. Mary St. Michael, said the school is using the grant money to have community artists visit the school to teach students various art techniques. “We do these after school programs throughout the year; this particular session has visiting artists. Usually it’s myself working with the kids with various media and various techniques, but now we’ve invited three community artists because I wanted unique media & styles for them to be exposed to,” DiRienzo said. One of…

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