8th grade art students have the opportunity to work with the Arts in Education Institute this year. The program consists of collaborating with the 8th grade ELA team. Each student will create a unique graphic novel. Their inspiration was based on the Graphic novel The Arrival.
Teaching artist Jim Goodrich, has taught the students in-depth about the ideas behind graphic novels. The classes have 3 classes and a field trip to the Downtown Bulffalo Public Library, and the WNY book arts collaborative February 11th 2010.