School District 9 holds Arts Extravaganza at J.H.S. 145

Fashion Revolution Crew’22 and College Avenue Campus performance art teams are seen at the event. Kneeling on the left is Wildcats director Monique Jarvis and and on the right is District 9 superintendent Leticia Rodriguez-Rosario.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

School District 9 held an ‘Art Extravaganza’ at J.H.S. 145, the Arturo Toscanini Junior High School, in Morrisania on Saturday, June 13. Each of 51 schools in District 9 contributed three to five pieces of artwork for the program. There were also several performances by the M.S. 22 Fashion Revolution Crew, which presented a civic engagement pice utilizing direct action through wearable art that promotes public awareness on gun violence, and the College Avenue Campus Wildcats.

Reach Reporter Patrick Rocchio at (718) 260–4597. E-mail him at procchio@cnglocal.com. Follow him on Twitter @patrickfrocchio.
Wilfredo Fermin, like many of the peformers, had his face painted.
Photo by Aracelis Batista

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