News and Updates

Coast Episcopal Featured in Chamber Spotlight on WXXV

Coast Episcopal is this month’s MS Gulf Coast Chamber’s member spotlight. Thank you to WXXV, the Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce, and the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce for telling our CES story. Please click on the image below to see the video!  
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Gail Keenan Art Center Welcomes “Paper Fools 2023”

The Gail Keenan Art Center at Coast Episcopal School is excited to announce the 2023 Paper Fools: Works on Paper, a group show featuring paper-based art created by 25 dynamic artists. This year’s participating artists include: Michelle Allee Kristen Allen Simone Blanchard Church Goin’ Mule Maude Schuyler Clay Nicole Dikon Paulette Dove Frank Estrada Suzanne Findeisen Kat Fitzpatrick Holly Garvin Kerr Grabowski Mary Hardy Tarah Herbert Sadako Lewis Ann Madden Ricardo Moody Yuki Northington...
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CES Sixth Graders Experience Louisiana Philharmonic Symphony

Thirteen Sixth Graders from Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach traveled to New Orleans’ famous Orpheum Theater on Friday, March 17 to experience an Open Rehearsal of works by Chinese and Polish Composers performed by the Louisiana Philharmonic Symphony and conducted by Rei Hotoda. Accompanied by CES Music Teacher Jody Smith, Sixth Grade Teacher Angela Colegrove and six parents, the students were able to hear Zhou Long’s The Rhyme of...
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Coast Episcopal’s Innovative Transitional Kindergarten Reaps Rewards

Coast Episcopal School in Long Beach launched its innovative Transitional Kindergarten (TK) program in August 2021, after identifying a need to provide a “bridge year” for students who would benefit from an extra year between Preschool and Kindergarten.  Now in place for over a year and a half, educators at the independent school are convinced that the program has provided untold benefits to its participating students.   According to TK teacher...
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Gail Keenan Art Center Saturday Art Class: Indigo Dying with Suzanne Findeisen

The Gail Keenan Art Center will host a Saturday Art Class with Suzanne Findeisen on Saturday, March 4, 2023. Open to adults and young adults, with a max class size of 8, participants will be introduced to the art of indigo dying using the Japanese folding technique called Shibori. Participants will be provided with directions on how to mix the dye, fold fabrics and complete the dying process. Students will be provided material,...
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