Eagle Arts Academy, Wellington, Florida Charter School, Leads the Way in Green Living

Wellington, FL (June 28, 2016)

Eagle Arts Academy, a charter arts elementary and middle school in Wellington, Florida, has been featured in LED Source for its reduction of energy use by 74% using LED lighting technologies. You can read the whole article here. Founded by Gregory James Blount in 2013, the school switched from low efficiency traditional lamps to eFFINION® DecaBay® HighBay LED lighting technologies that not only increased efficiency but also offered a mush softer and brighter illumination for the gymnasium and other areas.

Mr. Blount describes the transformation and what it meant to the school’s students and to its energy bills: “In one fell swoop we were able to provide our kids with a better working environment with more clarity while cutting back on our energy consumption and saving money for our electrical bills. We are very pleased with the results and we continue to utilize the latest technologies in our school.”

Eagle Arts Academy is celebrated for its “arts-first curriculum that provides a minimum of 40 minutes of art instruction per day for each of its students while also providing an excellent series of classes in the sciences and other fields. Eagle Arts students go on to graduate from elite high schools and colleges and contribute to the arts in communities across America. One study demonstrated that children graduating from charter schools have a grade point average at least one half grade better than those graduating from public schools.

For more information about Eagle Arts Academy visit its official Facebook page or its main website at eagleartsacademy.com. Alternatively, interested parties can contact the school by calling 561.412.4087.

G-Star Cell Phone Film Festival This Weekend


G-Star School is giving young filmmakers the chance to set their work in 19th century London.

(PALM BEACH COUNTY, FL) October 16, 2015— The G-Star school of the Arts for Film, Animation and Performing Arts is pleased to announce an upcoming contest that will give young filmmakers a chance to develop their craft with the help of G-star students.

The G-Star Studios Cell Phone Film Festival brings these budding directors, writers and actors onto the nationally-recognized G-Star soundstage this weekend where they can being the process of building a story set in 19th century London, England during the time of Jack the Ripper.

On Sunday, October 18th, students will have a chance to visit the set and being thinking about their film. They will also be assisted by students and staff from the G-Star school who can help students through the development of their story and also help with shooting and editing.

Over the next week, student will have a chance to write their story, and then the following weekend they will have a chance to shoot their film with their mobile device. G-Star staff will work with filmmakers to help them edit their work into a finished product.

Then, the filmmakers will have their chance to shine with a showing of their work in front of industry professionals at the Palm Beach International Film Festival Student Showcase.

At the G-Star School, students receive the hands-on, real world instruction that will help them as they chase their dreams. In film, animation, and performing arts, students can work with highly qualified teachers as well as industry insiders who can offer their unique insights.

And while students get the specialized instruction they need to succeed, they also are performing in the classroom. Almost half of all students carry better than a 3.5 GPA, and about one in five students has a 4.0. The school is also a leading performer when it comes to metrics in math, reading, writing, and science, making it a leader among the Palm Beach County Charter Schools.

For more information, visit the G-Star School’s website at gstarschool.org.