The Green Wave Gazette

Mr. Mike DiRado sits on the steps of his house on June 1, 2020. This is his last year as the director of the Art department at Abington Public School.s

Thank You Mr. DiRado

Elizabeth Roy, Staff Writer
June 1, 2020
Founded in 1873 and located in Boston's Fenway Area, MassArt is a public, independent college of visual and applied art. It is also one of five schools in the consortium The Colleges of the Fenway, providing students with a wide range of options.

College Review: Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt)  

Haley Cooper, Contributor
December 16, 2019
Ms. Michelle Poirier holds some of the course catalogs from colleges she invites to her art classroom at Abington High School. Recently several art colleges came to speak to her students about a career in art.

A Future in Art

Emily Christian, Contributor
December 6, 2019
Members of Film Club 2018-2019 are senior Jonathan Aiello, junior Matt Lyons, junior Adian LaBillois, senoir Erielle Amboy and senior Shawna Phillips. Standing in the rear, left to right, are the advisor Ms. Michelle Poirier, senior Cam Curney, junior Derek Tirrell, senior Emily Christian, senior Erin McDermott, senior Haley Cooper, and senior Meagan McCadden.

Create Your Own Story!

Derek Tirrell, Staff Writer
October 22, 2019
Students in Ms. Kenealy's Sculpture Portfolio Class created moveable pieces based on mythological creatures. The students held a fashion show on Monday, October 7, 2019 in the High School hallway outside of the library.

Wearable Art Fashion Show

Robert Tashjian, Contributor
October 11, 2019
Black and white leaves from Ms. Poirier’s Drawing and Painting I class hang outside of her classroom during parent conferences on October 3-4, 2019.

Students Express Themselves

Neeko DiMascio, Contributor
October 7, 2019
Students hang unique artwork from strings in Ms. Poirier's art room 2201 at Abington High School. June 4, 2019.

How Art Heals

Samantha Sullivan , Contributor
June 4, 2019
Dysphoric by Abington High School senior Julia Do won a Gold Key in the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2019. Do won a total of four gold keys, one silver key, and two honorable mentions.

Does Art Have a Place in Today’s Curriculum?

Dominic Vanesse, Contributor
May 29, 2019
Ms. Michelle Poirier and her students display portraits of the Filipino child whom they painted for The Memory Project. Seated left to right are sophomore Kaitlyn Scartissi, junior Jessica Rix, sophomore Cecelia Lindo, Ms. Poirier, junior Jonathan Aiello, senior Abi Edwards, and sophomore Madelyn O'Leary. Standing left to right are seniors Nicole Marella, Katherine Marando, and Abbiejayne Cristoforo; juniors Mikayla Kane, Trinity O'Connor, Daisy Littlefield, and Roman DeBono; and senior Laila Aboudrar.

Painting Joy for Children

James Mulkern, Staff Writer
March 20, 2019
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