Education is Essential

COVID-19 has presented a tremendous challenge for Saint Ignatius High School to balance our mission of providing an academically rigorous, Catholic, Jesuit education along with the health and safety recommendations of leading healthcare experts. On Monday, January 11, we returned to our current On Campus schedule.

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Virtual Fine Arts Week

Join us in celebrating Virtual Fine Arts Week 2020! Each day this week, there will be new opportunities to learn about our fine arts programs from the comfort of your own home. We invite you to join our virtual celebrations!

Monday, May 11- Celebrating the Rhetorical Arts


Activity:
THE TOP 100 SPEECHES is an index to and substantial database of full text transcriptions of the 100 most significant American political speeches of the 20th century,according to a list compiled by Professors Stephen E. Lucas and Martin J. Medhurst. Dr. Lucas is Evjue-Bascom Professor in the Humanities and Professor of Communication Arts at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Dr. Medhurst is Distinguished Professor of Rhetoric and Communication at Baylor University (Texas).

Check Out:
-Top 100 Speeches of the 20th Century by Rank 
-Famous Speeches & Audio | HISTORY

Tuesday, May 12- Celebrating the Visual Arts


Activity: 
Participate in the “Getty Museum Challenge!”  Like many cultural institutions, the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles is closed due to the spread of the coronavirus.  During this challenging time, the Getty has kept people engaged with their art by challenging their social media followers to recreate a work of art with objects from the comfort of their own home using the Getty’s online collection

Check Out:
-AP Art & Design student artwork on Instagram everyday this week!

Wednesday, May 13- Celebrating the Musical Arts


Activity:
-Chrome Music lab is a fun resource to make some of your own music, in a fun and easy way!

Check Out:
-A recording of our Alma Mater!

Thursday, May 13- Celebrating the Theater Arts


Activitiy:
-You can catch great theater even while social distancing! Click on this link to find out where you can stream everything from concert performances of Phantom of the Opera and Les Miserables to Broadway productions of Shrek the Musical and Springsteen on Broadway.

Check Out:
-A video of our students performing scenes from the musical Mamma Mia!

Friday, May 14- Virtual Art Show Opening


Activitiy:
-Check out our Virtual Art Show! Works on display will include digital art, photography, self-portraits, ceramics, 3D art and a variety of others showcasing the talent of our students. Please note that this gallery is not mobile-friendly. 

To begin exploring, please note the following instructions:
1) Click inside the gallery window to start.
2) Use the keyboard arrows to maneuver and your mouse or trackpad to look around.
3) When you are finished exploring, press the escape key to show your cursor and exit.