Student Artists at Janet Kahn
Sweet Video of our Amazing Projects (11min/40sec): Download video here.
Eubank Elementary School Renamed to Janet Kahn School of Integrated Arts: Read story here.
Our Partnership with the Kennedy Center: Watch this short video about our collaboration with the Kennedy Center of Performing Arts.
Thank you! The recent Bond Election paves the way for a much-needed Janet Kahn campus renovation. We will "break ground" in Spring, 2017.
And So the Learning Begins: Watch this short video with Janet Kahn staff/students, including Christy Sigmon, Kathy Anderson, Amber Dalton and Jamie Shell.
The mission of the Janet Kahn School of Integrated Arts is to instill an artist’s approach to learning so students will be able to take intentional risks to ask probing questions, and explain, justify, analyze, critique and create answers to complex, interdisciplinary problems through both an independent and collaborative approach to learning.
Celebrate the art of learning!
Who was Janet Kahn?
In 1996, educator Janet Kahn was given the task to create an art and music program for the elementary school students of APS. She expanded the program from 22 teachers to roughly 100 teachers who offer the gift of music and art to our district’s youngest students. Janet transformed nothing into something special. She often said this was the hardest and the most rewarding work she had ever done.
Janet was a dreamer and a doer, an innovator and an educator. She was a soft voice and a huge presence. Janet lost her battle to a rare form of cancer on January 15, 2016 at the age of 68. We celebrate Janet's memory by naming our school in her honor, and by continuing to offer outstanding arts education to the students of Albuquerque Schools.
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