of the most important lessons in life can't be learned from
a chalkboard. That's why Piece by Piece Pottery stays active
in our local schools. Students at Del Norte High School,
Sunset High School, McCarthy School, Turning Point School,
Crescent Elk Middle School and Smith River School have
been involved in mural design and construction. Students
learn about science, history, and mathematics, all while
creating original works of public art.
importantly, through ceramics students can develop an ability
to express themselves, and build a sense of pride in their
murals are popping up all over town, made by students who
often visit them, beaming with pride that they were involved
in an everlasting project, that has become a permenant part
of the history of our county.
Right) Turning Point Mural.
The mural is sixteen square feet and stands outside the
Department of Mental Health. Click