Students and teachers from Newbrook Elementary School participated in a spelling bee at the school on Friday, April 10th. The class made up teams made up from students from grades 2-6 and teachers. The spelling bee was a fundraiser for the sixth grade class's field trip to Montreal in May.
Education & Outreach coordinator Vicky Senni led children in activities including dying eggs using natural dyes, hunting for Easter eggs and using eggs to make pancakes at the Brattleboro Food Co-op on Friday afternoon.
The second installment of the Cartoonist Veteran Project took place on April 1st at the White River Junction VA Medical Center. Master artist and cartoonist George Pratt led a team of cartoonists to do live portrait drawings. Pratt was joined by The Center for Cartoon Studies faculty member Steve Bissette who is a fellow contributor to the new book, Above the Dreamless Dean, World War I in Poetry and Comics. The Cartoonist Veteran Project is funded in part with support from the National Endowment for the Arts.