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    Barnes and Noble, in Holmdel will host an Art Show, Maker Faire, and National Coloring Event  from November 6-14.
      Artwork created by the students from Mrs. Kuzmin's Applied Art and Design Class listed below has been selected to be exhibited in the store as a part of the art show.  Artwork created by the students from Mrs. Skibinski's Fine Art Class listed below has also been selected to be exhibited in the store as a part of the art show.
    • Erin Araneo
    • Shyanne Bryan
    • Danielle Coby
    • Amy Culp
    • Gillian Dacey
    • Jenna Donahue
    • Mike Doyle
    • Julia Ferrari
    • Charlie Gravina
    • Alyssa Harris
    • Kaitlyn Langanke
    • Julianna Miranda
    • Haley Peanoski
    • Daniella Tollevsen
    • Olivia Annibale
    • Brittany Boyle
    • Michael Desch
    • Kelly Ehrlich
    • Shakania Goss
    • Sean Holler
    • Jenna Kret
    • Jessica McCusker
    • Vanessa Micchelli
    • Chloe Rubino
    • Mikaela Searight
    • Jordan Stople
    • Nicole Trewhella
    • Samantha Woods
    • Emily Yeager
     Relay For Life: Middletown Continues the Fight

    "Calling all heroes! Middletown’s 2015 Relay for Life  will take place at North on June 6th-7th starting at 11am. With a superhero theme, Middletown is ready to fight back!

    At Relay For Life events, communities across the globe come together to honor cancer survivors, remember loved ones that they lost, and fight back against a disease that has already taken too much. Events are up to 24 hours long because cancer never sleeps, so each team is asked to have at least one participant on the track at all times, and games according to themes are hosted by each of the relay teams throughout the night.

    There are different types of laps and the schedule varies based on what your committees decide. Here are the types of laps:

    Every year, the Relay For Life movement raises more than $400 million and the American Cancer Society puts these donations to work, investing in research in every type of cancer and providing free information and services to cancer patients and their caregivers. They are fighting for every birthday threatened by every cancer, in our community and everyone else’s. Through fundraising involvement, Relay For Life participants ensure the lifesaving mission of the American Cancer Society is supported. Volunteers can find fundraising ideas and encouragement through a number of channels on Relay for Life’s website and on Relay Nation, an online community developed just for Relay For Life participants.  Each year, the achievements of a number of our volunteers and events are recognized and highlighted through our National Awards program."

    - See more at: http://thelionsroarmhsn.com/features/2015/05/27/relay-for-life-middletown-continues-the-fight/#sthash.Fnp73ofY.dpuf
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    Middletown High School North held a Co-Curricular Carnival, a school-wide charity event, on Friday May 15 from 4 PM to 8 PM on the Middletown High School North football field.  Over  twenty five school clubs and activities participated, including pony rides, A Petting Zoo, Dunk Tank, games of chance and skill, fresh cooked food and  with live music.  The goal was to have something for everyone.  All  the proceeds from the  carnival went to SPUR, Special People United to Ride, for their scholarship program to provide lessons to special needs people.  The annual Carnival is designed for Elementary school age children however all are welcome.    
     The Apaint the town pink logo rts Department is proud to announce that student artwork was selected to be on display in the cafeteria at Bayshore Community Hospital (727 North Beers Street, Holmdel, NJ 07733) throughout the month of May 2015.  The event was called, “Paint the Town Pink” and its mission is to raise awareness about the importance of woman’s health screenings.  Students in Applied Arts and Design II created monochromatic paintings to promote the ‘Pink” event.
    May 2013- Ten Fine Arts students of Mrs. Skibinski created beautiful portraits for children living in an orphanage in Haiti through the Memory Project. The Memory Project is a non-profit agency based in Wisconsin that coordinates the creation of portraits by high school students for children and teens living in orphanages throughout the world. The portraits will be hand delivered in July by Memory Project founder/ambassador Ben Schumaker. Copies of the portraits are on display outside the auditorium/library.  
    This has been a much anticipated annual project for students in Mrs. Skibinski's classes for several years.
    Asbury Park Press -March 20, 2008  - Excerpt from an article written by staff writer, Jennifer Bradshaw. 
    "At Middletown North, 10 art students participated in The Memory Project, creating art for students in Third World countries. Art teacher Amy Wilder-Skibinski said photos were sent to a school of underprivileged children in El Salvador. Middletown students created their own interpretations of the photos using pencils or paints, wrote a letter that included a photo of themselves and sent their artwork to the children.  'One of the students is fluent in Spanish and translated (the letters),' she said, referring to junior Laura Martinez, 17.  After receiving the photos and art, the children in El Salvador were encouraged to send artwork of their own back to the Middletown students.  'It was really interesting,' said junior Melissa Lewis, 16. 'They trust us with their identity, and we have to capture it and put it on canvas.'  Students were allowed to choose their own style to create the portraits. Some used brightly colored paints; others used colored pencils or charcoals.  'It was such a big undertaking,' Wilder-Skibinski said. '(The principal) was pleased that the kids got involved.' (http://archive.app.com/article/20080320/LIFE/803200562/Schools-stress-creativity-giving-back-community)
     For more info about The Memory Project, click here.