Announcements

New Website link  

https://sites.google.com/a/ocsdnj.org/dombrosky/

 

please click on to this link for new website


Many Hearts-One World=Love Pillow Case Dress Event  

 Many Hearts-One World=Love

Pillow Case Dress Event

Week March 11

Day 4

Community Lunch

B-105

Please bring in at least one new or gently used pillow case (i have the sewing needles and thread all you need to bring with you is a pillow case and your smile) :)

No sewing experience needed!

Relax, listen to Tribal music and enjoy the company of your peers while you make an adorable dress for a child in need.

(you may bring and eat your lunch in class)

If you wish you may drop off pillow cases to C105 or B105.

Dresses will be sent to countries in crisis such as Africa, Honduras, Guatemala, The Philippines, Cambodia, Mexico, U.S. A. and Haiti.

please feel free to google -"Little Dresses for Africa" for more information.

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Holiday Wishes  

Happy Holidays! Wishing you and your family a very Happy Holiday! May all your dreams come true! Please remember, the holiday can be very lonely for many individuals. Please spread your holiday cheer by greeting those who cross your path.. remember one smile can brighten someone's day!

 

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gingerbread recipe2  

enjoy baking!

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Gingerbread recipe to try at home!  

Enjoy!

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Hoboken NJ Elysian Field  

Elysian Fields, Hoboken, New Jersey, site of the first organized base ball game

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Hoboken NJ /Union city Hudson County NJ  

 

Union City, New Jersey

 
Union City, New Jersey
City
Nickname(s): "Embroidery Capital of the United States"
"Havana on the Hudson"
"Little Havana on the Hudson"[1]
Union City highlighted in Hudson County. Inset: Location of Union County highlighted in the State of New Jersey.
Census Bureau map of Union City, New Jersey
Coordinates: 40°46′03″N 74°01′56″W / 40.76746°N 74.032295°W / 40.76746; -74.032295Coordinates:
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40°46′03″N 74°01′56″W / 40.76746°N 74.032295°W / 40.76746; -74.032295
Country United States
State New Jersey
County Hudson
Incorporated June 1, 1925
Government[2]
• Type Walsh Act
• Mayor Brian P. Stack (term ends May 18, 2014)[3]
Area[4]
• Total 1.283 sq mi (3.322 km2)
• Land 1.283 sq mi (3.322 km2)
• Water 0.000 sq mi (0.000 km2) 0.00%
Area rank 478th of 566 in state
10th of 12 in county[4]
Elevation[5] 194 ft (59 m)
Population (2010 Census)[6][7][8][9]
• Total 66,455
• Rank 17th of 566 in state
2nd of 12 in county
• Density 51,810.1/sq mi (20,004.0/km2)
• Density rank 2nd of 566 in state
2nd of 12 in county
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
• Summer (DST) Eastern (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 07086-07087[10]
Area code(s) 201/551
FIPS code 3401774630[11][4][12]
GNIS feature ID 0885424[13][4]
Website http://www.ucnj.com/

Union City is a city in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. According to the 2010 United States Census the city had a total population of 66,455,[6][7][8] reflecting a decline of 633 (-0.9%) from the 67,088 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 9,076 (+15.6%) from the 58,012 counted in the 1990 Census.[14] As of the 2010 Census it was the most densely populated city in the United States,a[›] with a density of 51,810.1 per square mile.[15]

Union City was incorporated as a city by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on June 1, 1925, with the merger of Union Hill and West Hoboken Township.[16] Two major waves of immigration, first of German speakers and then of Spanish speakers, greatly influenced the development and character of Union City. Its two nicknames, "Embroidery Capital of the United States" and "Havana on the Hudson", reflect important aspects of that history. Thousands make a pilgrimage to Union City each year to see the nation's longest running passion play and the annual Cuban Day Parade of New Jersey.

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Frank Sinatra  

Frank Sinatra(1915–1998)


Growing up on the streets of Hoboken, New Jersey, made Frank Sinatra determined to work hard to get ahead. Starting out as a saloon singer in musty little dives (he carried his own P.A. system), he eventually got work as a band singer, first with The Hoboken Four then with Harry James, then Tommy Dorsey...See full bio »

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QBA #2 fun prep and independent project  

please review the QBA2 Holiday Celebrations fun prep (using the power points located in the presentation section) and Independent project that is due one week before the QBA2 (please review dates and "creation rubric" for grading on white board). 

details located in "Other Class Info"


The Holidays are upon us!  

The holidays are upon us! how exciting is this time? Do you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanazza? every day is a celebration! this is the time you can make independent projects.. you are welcomed to make your projects in any medium of your choice..clay, paper, paint, fabric the list is endless! Think of your family members, your neighbors and even people you don't know.. how about spreading some holiday cheer and surprise them with a hand made gift? Each grade will be based on the "creation rubric" that is listed on the white board so please refer to. All clay pieces must be completed one week before the  winter break.Ok enjoy creating your holiday gifts


Power point Haitian style painting  

Please review the power point on Haitian style paintings located int he presentation section


All classes power point Mandala Spirit hands  

everyone please review the Power Point Mandala Spirit hands for additional information and follow up to class presentation. Thanks May you find inner peace everyday!


new power point Plaster molds for all classes!  

new power point on Plaster molds. located in the presentation section. please review.


crafts-new ppt!  

check out new ppt. Psysanka stye and panoramic eggs-look in presentation section.

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Crazy Quilts  

 

check out the new powerpoint Crazy Quilt for some cool ideas for your quilt!

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Falling for you pillows-thanksgiving pillows  

Crafts: please review power point in presentation section : Falling for you pillows .

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clay slab  

please review clay heart slabs for examples thanks

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spirit hand ppt  

please review presentation "mandala spirit hands" in the presentation section thanks

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Candy!!! Sugar Skull recipe-try this at home  
Sugar Skulls are a traditional folk art from Southern Mexico used to celebrate Day of the Dead. Mounds of colorful sugar skulls are sold by Indian vendors in open air village markets during the week preceding the holiday. Spirits of the dead are welcomed back to their homes with beautifully decorated altars made by their loved ones. Sugar skulls, marigolds, candles, incense and special foods adorn home altars. Families take the flowers and sugar skulls to the cemetery to decorate the tombs on November 2. Sugar skulls are colorfully decorated with icing, pieces of bright foil, colored sugars and usually bear the name of the deceased loved one being honored. They are easy to make by children and adults, and if kept dry, they can last a year. Make sugar skulls as part of your family tradition to remember your dear, departed loved ones. Time Required: 10 minutes to make the candy doughHere's How:1.    Sift sugar into a large mixing bowl.2.    In another bowl, mix the egg whites, corn syrup and vanilla.3.    Slowly pour the liquid into the powdered sugar. Mix with your hands until a sandy dough forms. 4.    Form dough into a ball. At this point you can continue or you can refrigerate dough for later use.5.    Lightly dust surface with cornstarch as well as your hands. Pinch off a heaping tablespoon of dough and shape it into a skull. 6.    Press the candy sticks into the bottom of each skull.7.    If you're using them, lightly press colored sprinkles into the soft candy. 8.    Let the candy dry overnight.9.    When candy is dry, use the paint brush with food coloring to decorate the skulls. Or you can use frosting (one that will dry hard) with a find tip to decorate them.10.  Hand them out as is, or wrap in a small cellophane bag tied closed with a small ribbon.Tips:1.    The skulls may not dry completely on a humid or rainy day.2.    If you use the molds, you should follow each manufacturer's instructions as some molds only work with certain recipes.3.    The "dough" should be the consistency of damp sand. Just moist enough to hold together. If "dough" is too dry and crumbly, add 1 teaspoon of water at a time to moisten.4.    If "dough" is too moist, add sugar one tablespoon at a time until "dough" is the right consistency.5.    If the candy has trouble drying completely, place in a 125 degree warm oven until dry.What You Need:·         2 1/2 cups sugar·         1 egg white from an extra large egg, or 2 from small eggs·         1 teaspoons light corn syrup·         1 teaspoon vanilla·         Cornstarch, about a half cup, for powdering surface·         Colored sprinkles·         Food coloring·         Fine paint brush·         Colored icing·         Candy sticks (optional) 
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Powerpoints: Los Muertos and Clay Candle Holders  
please check out the two powerpoints on: Los Muertos and Clay Candle holders as reference to your assignments. Thanks and have a wonderful day.
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this month is dedicated to Los Muertos -Day of the Dead!  
this month is dedicated to Los Muertos- The Day of the Dead- a festive Mexican Holiday-that celebrates Life! I hope you enjoy your art, music and recipes that are included in this website. This month you will also concentrate on your human form, anatomy and how our body works. Have a wonderful month of October.
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new Power Point Charles Fazzino Art  
New Power Point for you. Artist: Charles Fazzino check out his art!
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Emergency lesson plans  
Hi kids I've included the emergency lesson plan if you are absent from school 5 days or more this is what you will have to do for credit (your weeks grade). Let's hope you never have to use it..I will hate to see you sick for that long. yulk i hate to be sick! Have a fun day. This is FYI
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this weeks music selection -The Rat Pack!  

 

 

The Rat Pack!

the coolest cats of all time!

dean martin

sammy davis jr.

joey bishop

peter lawford

frank sinatra

 

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turkey cookies  
hey i was just thinking if you don't have time to bake ..buy store bought cookies and decorate them.. i think this is what I'll do. ha ha

turkey cookies!  

Yummy! try making these delicious treats!

INGREDIENTS

1

roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies

1

container (16 oz) chocolate creamy frosting

 

Candy corn

 

Orange decorating icing

 

Black decorating gel

 

Miniature candy-coated chocolate baking bits

DIRECTIONS

1.

Heat oven to 350°F. Bake cookies as directed on roll. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.

2.

Spoon chocolate frosting into re-sealable food-storage plastic bag; seal bag. Cut small hole in bottom corner of bag. On each cookie, pipe frosting on outer edge of half of cookie. Arrange candy corn over frosting for feathers.

3.

Pipe orange icing onto each cookie to resemble turkey face and feet. Use orange icing to attach baking bits to turkey face for eyes. Pipe black gel on baking bits for centers of eyes.

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Aztec Mexican Hot Chocolate  
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Graphics Club Workshop  

Harvest Moon Workshop!

make your own stamps and stamp your design onto a piece of fabric with the Harvest Moon theme.

thursday, october 22nd 2:30-3:30 B-105

bring 2 cans of food for the food bank or 2 cans of food for the animal shelter for admission

 any questions please see me in class

have a great day!

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