b'September 2021Supplementary FundingCommunity BrochureHalifax Regional Arts: Supporting and enhancing fine arts in HRCEAs we begin another school year living with COVID-19, Halifaxoffer something to all students in every community in HRM. Regional Arts (HRA) is committed to providing all studentsTheseopportunitieswouldnotbepossiblewithoutthe throughout the Halifax Regional Centre for Education (HRCE)SupplementaryEducationFundingAgreementbetween with enhanced fine arts opportunities.HRCE and HRM. This partnership supports and enhances all aspects of fine arts programming for the regions more than Over the past 18 months, weve learned to adapt and adjust53,000 students. the way we offer our programming to adhere to the guidelines andprotocolsdesignedtokeepusallsafe.Noin-personThisbrochureoutlinesthecurrentyearssupplementary performances?Noproblem!Weworkedtogethertofindfund, including how and where it will be allocated. Weve also creative ways to share our craft and make our work visible.included some stories from last year to bring to life the learning No field trips to glass and pottery labs?Not an issue!Ouropportunities the partnership creates for HRM children.Fine Arts Specialists travelled to our students to offer these hands-onexperiences.Duringaverychallengingyear,weOnbehalfofallHRCEstudentsandfamilies,Ioffermy made it work. The requirement to change presented us withsincere thanks to HRM Council for their leadership and to opportunities that we would not have discovered otherwise.our community for the continued support of Supplementary As a result, Im confident that weve become a stronger andEducation Funding. more responsive team for our students. Heres to an awesome year ahead!We know that fine arts programming deeply enhances the learning experiences for Halifax Regional Municipalitys (HRM) youngest citizens. We hear it over and over (and over again)Paula Danyluk-MacDonaldfrom students and their families! We are excited to be able toPrincipal, Halifax Regional Arts1'