Our annual 4th grade Art Field Trip featured a visit to The Mennello Museum of American Art. This wonderful museum, at 900 East Princeton Street – just minutes from Orlando Junior Academy, is home to the Folk Art of Earl Cunningham (1893-1977). This outstanding collection of paintings, by the self taught artist, capture scenes from… Read more →
OJA’s first Art Intensive week was packed full of new art knowledge and challenging projects. The students were introduced to the illustrators Harry Anderson and Russell Harlan. We talked about what art illustrators do – (creating artwork to support a story or idea) and we explored the idea of being commissioned to create artwork like… Read more →
Every year, Orlando Junior Academy spends a week dedicating the children and the school to invite the Holy Spirit into their lives.
Although fifth graders at OJA are used to guest speakers, never did they imagine one would be so enRICHing! Mrs. Miller, OJA’s business manager, walked in one day last week to reveal how mathematics helps OJA keep running on a daily basis. Mrs. Miller explained how she uses spreadsheets to help organize her information and… Read more →