Friday, March 20, 2015


The time has FINALLY arrived... The All-School Art Exhibition is Here at the Springfield Art Museum!

If you student has art work in the exhibit, there will be a special reception Sunday, March 22 from 1:00-5:00 pm.

The Exhibit will be on display at the museum March 22 through Sunday, April 26!

The Springfield Art Museum is located at Bennett and National.
Museum hours are: Sunday 1-5 pm, Monday closed. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9 am to 5 pm, and Thursday 9 am to 8 pm.

As always, admission to the Museum is FREE!

I hope you get to visit the exhibit soon!!!

Thursday, February 5, 2015

ARTWORKS Registration begins March 2!!!

I am very excited to teach 2 classes at ARTWORKS again this year!

If you wish to sign up for my classes, I will be teaching two classes in the 1st session -- Art BayouThis is for the Birds! Below is more information. 

Be sure to register early...classes fill quickly!

Hope to see you this summer for lots of creative fun!!!

The ARTWORKS Program, now in its 33rd year, is a multi-disciplinary approach to the arts. The program allows students to study with professional artists and art teachers in the visual media and performing arts for an intensive ten days.

  • To attend students must be in grades 3-8 for the 2015-2016 school year
  • ARTWORKS classes will be held at Bingham Elementary
  • There is a material fee for ARTWORKS payable at registration
  • Students on free/reduced lunch program in SPS for the 2014-2015 school year may have cost waived
  • Non-SPS students may attend with proper immunization and registration paperwork
  • The first session of ARTWORKS is June 15-26
  • The second session of ARTWORKS is July 6-17
  • Students may attend both sessions of ARTWORKS
  • Students may attend either morning or afternoon classes; not both

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Looking for art classes and other art related events?
Check out these local organizations:
Springfield Art Museum

Springfield Regional Arts Council
The Creamery Arts Center

Some events are FREE!!!!

Friday, July 25, 2014


Dear Parents & Guardians:

I am excited to announce our annual Poster Contest for the 2014-2015 school year! This year’s school theme is “Lights, Camera, LEARN!”

Each Jeffries Elementary student has the opportunity to enter the contest to display their artistic talent. There will be a winner from each grade level. The winners’ posters will be framed and on display in the hallway for the entire school year!

Students will be provided 1 white 12 x 18” paper for the contest. Posters should be finished at home using either crayons, colored pencils, markers and/or paints.

Deadline is Thursday, August 28 to enter the contest!
Please have your student(s) give their finished posters to their classroom teacher.

Have fun creating….. “Lights, Camera, LEARN!”
Mrs. Allen
Art Teacher
Jeffries Elementary

**If you have any questions, please feel free to call or email me at:

Friday, April 11, 2014

jeffries fine art night 2014

Please join us for an exciting evening celebrating the fine arts!

You and your family will be musically entertained by our talented Jeffries' students and orchestra!

And, masterpieces selected for the All-School Art Exhibit will also be on displayed!

Hope to see you on Tuesday, April 29, 5:30-6:30.