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Perimeter North Family Medicine at Johns Creek
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​Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
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High Museum of Art at Atlanta
Washington D.C Education Department for the Crayola Art Expo Artworks

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2017 House Page Program

by SKA on 02/05/17

Congratulations to SKA students Brandon Koh, Brian Koh, Kafaina Li, Jocelyn Lieu, Lan Lin, Lauren Lin, Priscilla Lin, Saiya Lin, Yuri Park, Annie Peng, Natalie Tan, Stephanie Tsang, Ziche (Ava) Wang, Kaci Xie, Kristina Yu, Vincent Zheng, and Anna Zhu.  for being selected into the 2017 House Page Program! For this program, students will page at the Capitol of Georgia for one day under their state representatives where they will get to participate in the legislative process by assisting their representatives and other members. Congratulations again!

2017 Hilo University Summer Internship Program

by SKA on 02/05/17

The research lab at the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy, Hilo, HI has selected SKA students, Priscilla Lin and Kaci Xie to participate in the educational Summer Research Intern Program at the Department of Pharmaceutical Science for the duration of one month beginning in June 26, 2017 and ending July 26, 2017. 

Through this program, which includes an internship at Professor Leng Chee Chang’s research lab, students will be able to work under the supervision of Professor Chang. This program is highly selective and only occurs once a year, so this achievement is, by no means, microscopic. With that being said, Congratulations to Priscilla and Kaci for being selected for this unique opportunity. We are proud that they will represent SKA Academy!


District Finalists for All-State Symposium

by SKA on 02/05/17

Congratulations to Joycelyn Lieu and Lan Lin for having their submitted pieces  selected as District Finalists for the All-State Symposium! This competition, organized by Columbus State University, was designed to reward students for their creativity and encourage an examination of how art effects the society we live in. As District Finalists, they will receive a top honor certificate in the mail for this excellent accomplishment.

Scholastic Book Club Art Contests

by SKA on 02/05/17

SKA would like to congratulate Grace Manning for being selected as a runner-up for the Scholastic Book Club "Big Nate Epic Birthday Mishaps" and as a winner for the "Picture a President" Art and Writing Contests! Scholastic is an educational organization that hosts many Art and Writing contests to encourage kids from all over the country to showcase their creativity and strive towards greatness. Additionally, Grace Manning was selected to be on the cover of the 2016-2017 Wilson Creek Elementary School Directory. Congratulations on these tremendous achievements Grace! We know you will continue to make SKA proud. 

32nd Annual Pilot Clubs of Metropolitan Atlanta and the Georgia Artist with Disabilities Exhibition

by SKA on 12/11/16

     Congratulations to our SKA student Peter An. His arts received top honors in the 32nd Annual Pilot Clubs of Metropolitan Atlanta and the Georgia Artist with Disabilities Exhibition, an organization that strives to empower disabled artists by providing them with opportunities to display and receive recognition for their artistic abilities. Peter's story and art was also published in the Enabling entrepreneurs with disabilities build sustainable businesses. For more information about this fantastic organization visit www.synergieswork.org. Congratulations again to Peter An on this tremendous achievement!

Duluth City Community Art Project

by SKA on 12/11/16

     SKA has some exciting news! As of today, the students' beautiful birdhouses are up for exhibition in the trees of Duluth's Town Green. For the next month, these total 78 birdhouses will be on display for all to enjoy, so come check out the selected works of our wonderful students! Furthermore, SKA would like to congratulate students who have been selected for this season community art exhibition. They include Skylar Reeve, Alex Yang, Kelvin Xie, Abby Lee, Lilian McClellan, Emily Lee, Kaci Xie, Isabel Chen, Xinqing Tan, Shannie Chang, Emily Lam, Laura Lee, Fiona Qi, Miya Ji, Andra Tudor, Lauren Lin, Kylie Matthews, Joycelyn Lieu, Sophia Cheng, Ava Leavitt, Mahika Banerjee, Michelle Wang, Sophie Wang, Kafaina Li, Sarah Tan, Isabella Ching, Alexis Liu, Troy Bian, Cody Bian, Johnson Xiao, Annie Wu, Owen Li, Alston Li, Maggie Wang, Dhiya Prabhu, Animita Dutta, Emma Duffy, Anna Zhu, Erin Park, Yuri Park, Cheyenne Reeve, Anika Ojert, Alexis Jono Tan, Alicia Zeng, Richard Lin, Annie Peng, Kevin Lin, Grace Manning, Olivia Wang, William Lin, Brandon Koh, Isabel Tong, Ava Wang, Eunice Ji, Rachel Heng, Erica Lee, Kate Ding, Andrew Chen, Dario Liu, Jacob Song, Vincent Zheng, Brian Koh, Vanessa Ching, Catherine Xiao, Ameena Wang, Stanley Wu, Tanya Lam, Claire Zhang, Vivian Zhou, Karla Frankova, Willie Chi, Emma Fu, Collin Zhu, Kadence Wang, Chris Han, Cianna Wang, Grace Chiu, and Angelina Tong.

     There are also 25 colorful water bottle wind spirals that are hanging among the birdhouses made by SKA Club Chapters' officers to compliment the birdhouses, as well as adding movements and colors to the trees. These officers are Priscilla Lin, Vanessa Ching, Ava Wang, Kafaina Li, Kevin Lin, Joycelyn Lieu, Shannie Chang, Trinity Dixon, Yuri Park, Miya Ji, Isabella Ching and Sharon Chen.

     With that said, this could not have been possible without our students, parents, and staffs who volunteered to install our birdhouses and wind spirals! SKA would like to thank Sam Lin, Peter Yeh, Agnes Lam, Amos Nsengiyumva, Eugene Koh, Carol Fong, Brandon Koh, Brian Koh, Aya Duffy, and San Teh for their hard work and dedication to bringing the art of our students to the community!

2016 Art Throwdown at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens

by SKA on 12/11/16

     On October 1st, SKA students competed in a competition known as Art Throwdown at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens! Art Throwdown is a competition that gives students within and around the metro Atlanta area an opportunity to showcase their artistic talents competitively through events such as haiku poetry, Plein Air impressionist paintings, water sumi-e style painting, and much more. Students can place in their chosen category and placement for individual categories go toward the overall score for SKA. Thanks to the hard work and passion of our students SKA placed third overall out of the top ten metro Atlanta schools! Furthermore, Trinity Dixon placed first in haiku poetry, Ava Wang placed second in Chinese painting, Priscila Lin, Joycelyn Lieu, Lauren Lin, and Lin placed second in Chihuly sculpture, Kaci Xie placed third in Flowers Illustration, and Ava Wang placed fourth in Plein Air Landscape. SKA is very proud of our students! 

2016 National Red Packet Contest

by SKA on 12/11/16

     Congratulations to SKA students who received top honor for the National Chinese New Year Red Pocket competition organized by World Journal and Wei Chuan. Annie Peng placed first in the elementary group and received $400, Kylie Matthews placed third in the elementary group and received $200, Alexis Liu received a special award in the elementary group and received $50, and Sophia Wang received a special award in the elementary group and received $50. In addition, Joycelyn Lieu placed first in the middle/high school group and received $400, Hannah Jones received a special award in the middle/high school group and received $50, Isabella Spagnuolo received a special award in the middle/high school group and received $50, and Lauren Lin received a special award in the middle/high school group and received $50. Congratulations to these students again!

     Furthermore, students listed above and Ms. Leng were invited to attend the awards ceremony at 135-20 39th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 on 12/3/2016 starting at 1:00pm. Hannah Jones, Lauren Lin, Joycelyn Lieu, Ms. Leng, and their families attended the ceremony and were very honored to represent SKA and share their wonderful works! 

2016 IIME Japan Art Mile (JAM)

by SKA on 09/10/16

For the past several months, SKA students Vivia Lung, Ivy Xue, Erin Li, Kaci Xie, Brandon Koh, Christina Zhao, Peilin Chung, Tiffany Weng, Martha Sungkono, Priscilla Lin, Love Smith, Andrew Young, and Sharon Chen have dedicated their time and effort to a large international project – the IIME Japan Art Mile (JAM)! The Japan Art Mile matches school pairs from Japan and another country to connect the two schools; SKA had the privilege to participate this year with our high school students paired with a great group of students from our partner school, SEISA High School. During this semester, SKA students have been directly communicating with our partner school using an online chat forum for a collaborative mural. Our students and our partners decided on the theme of landmarks to portray each country’s diverse culture. For this collaborative mural, the painting was split directly in half, each with their own painting styles. Pictured below is our students’ side of the mural with elements identified with our country. From this mural, students had the opportunity to learn interactively on the culture of our Japanese partner school on the forum JAM provides through the exchanging and sharing of each other’s research, opinions, and ideas. They then expressed learned how to express what what they have learned in a visible way of creating one mural by drawing halves of a canvas. SKA is very proud of our students for completing such a large project as it is a rather high level exchange. Congratulations to our students for a job well done!

2016 Spring Edition "Creative Communications" Book

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations to Esther Lee, Priscilla Lin, Marisa Gu, Nika Pourmohammad, and Kate Ding for being selected to be published in the 2016 Spring Edition.

2016 Spring Edition "Celebrating Art" Book

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations to those students that have participated in the 2016 Spring Edition Celebrating Art. It is a competition where judges select the top 10% of entrees to be published in the Celebrating art book. Congratulations to the following students that have participated in the competition, Christopher Lohr, Michelle Wang, Olivia Wang, Isabel Chen, William Liu, Eunice Ji, Abby Lee, Emily Lee, Cianna Wang, David Hsi, Owen Li, Alston Li, Meredith Santoso, Eric Shu, Sophia Cheng, Maggie Wang, Vivian Zhou, Grace Manning, Mya Odom, Ayush Ram, William Lin, and last but not least, Karla Frankova. These SKA students were chosen to be in the 2016 Spring Edition Celebrating Art.

2016 My Reflection Through My Eye

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations to SKA student Grace Manning for winning “My Reflection Through My Eye". She won first place in the third-grade group at Wilson Creek Elementary School.  Her work will represent her school and be entered into the third-grade group for all the elementary schools in the city of Johns Creek.

Art Throwdown at the 80th Annual Dogwood Arts Festival

by SKA on 09/10/16

On April 10th, Ms. Leng and SKA students participated in the Art Throwdown at Dogwood's 80th Annual Arts Festival at Piedmont Park in Atlanta. Ms. Leng and students Jordan Lin, Martha Sungkono, Tiffany Weng, Sharon Chen, Jessica Jiang, Peilin Chung, Ashley Tsang, Love Smith, Brian Koh, Brandon Koh, and Priscilla Lin each participated in different competitions against students from other schools. Each competition had a different focus related to a variety of art fields. The competitions included landscape, face-to-face, figure drawing, monster/alien/maquette clay, photography, and MODA graphic design challenges. From these competitions, our students put their skills to the test as they had only ninety minutes or less to create a beautiful composition piece. After they completed their art piece, selected judges critiqued the works to pick for placement awards. Our 1st place students included Brandon Koh and Priscilla Lin for the MODA graphic design challenge and Christina Zhao for the landscape challenge. Our other students also received placement awards, which contributed to the best overall school awards. Thanks to our hard working students and Ms. Leng, SKA was able to place 1st out of all of the other competing schools! Congratulations to our school and students for this wonderful day at Art Throwdown!

2016 "Inspiration Allies" Creative Arts Competition

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations! Cianna Wang's art was selected in the "Inspiration Allies" Creative Arts Competition. She was honored at the awards ceremony hosted by The Museum of History & Holocaust Education & the Anti-Defamation League on Sunday April 17, 2016 at 4pm.

2016-2017 AP Studio Art Exhibit

by SKA on 09/10/16

SKA would like to congratulate Tiffany Weng for having her artwork selected in the 2016-2017 AP Studio Art Exhibit. Her piece was selected from all of the AP Studio Art portfolios submitted this past spring, meaning that her work was selected from over 55,000 portfolios.

2016 Scholastic Jeff Kinney Design-a Character Art Contest

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations Grace Manning for being one of the ten grand prize winners for the Scholastic Jeff Kinney Design-a-Character Art Contest. She previously was also in the Scholastic contest for the Fairy-tale mash up in March. She was one of the 10 runner-up winners.

2016 Governor's Honors Program

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations! SKA students 10th grader Tiffany Weng and 11th grader Ashley Tsang were selected to participate in the 2016 Governor’s Honors Program!

2016 Scholastic Fairy-Tale Mash-Up Art & Writing Contest

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations to  Grace Manning! In the 2016 Scholastic Fairy-Tale Mash-Up Art & Writing Contest, she was selected as a runner-up from entries all over the country!

2016 Youth Birding T-Shirt Art Contest

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations! Four of our SKA students' arts were selected in the Youth Birding T-shirt Art Contest as winners! The winners are as follow. For the Middle School (6th-8th) division, Anna Zhu’s Hummingbird won first place and the overall grand prize. winner: For the Primary (PreK-2nd) division, Karla Frankova’s Blue Jay won first place. For the Elementary (3rd-5th) division, Sophia Cheng’s Yellow Rumped Warbler won 1st place. For the High School (9th-12th) Division, Mya Odom’s Eastern Bluebird won first place. These students were invited to the Youth Birding Competition Banquet at Charlie Elliott Wildlife Center in Mansfield, GA. Congratulations again to these students!

2016 Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport Youth Art Exhibition

by SKA on 09/10/16

Congratulations to students Kelly Yang, Isabella Ching, Vivian Zhou, Sarah Tso, Leonardo Song, Kevin Yu, Isabel Chen, Kristi Yang, Grace Chiu, and Karla Frankova for being selected in the Hartsfield Jackson Atlanta Airport Exhibition!

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