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Welcome to Art

     Hi!  My name is Melissa Riley and this is my 29th year teaching Art at St Pius!! I earned both my Bachelor and Masters degrees in Art Education from The College of Saint Rose.  After all these years I still love teaching art!  This year I will be teaching Kindergarten through 8th grade.  Teaching such a wide age range is very exciting. Not only do I  get to know the children really well, it is so rewarding to watch them as their creativity and skills grow over the years. 

     When I am not teaching I keep busy with my family.  My husband, my two sons and I enjoy going on bike rides and vacationing at Loon Lake. When I am creative at home I make signs to give as gifts, design floral bouquets for special occasions and give painting parties for kids.

St. Pius X Artists at work
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