Project Spotlight: Sligo Middle School

Students from Sligo Middle School painted colorful C&O Canal scenes, including the safety message “Call…Don’t Fall” on fifteen ceiling tiles, for installation above the beds of adult patients in MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.

Project Spotlight: Cannon Road Elementary School

Cannon Road Elementary School students painted whimsical animated marine images on twenty-five ceiling tiles for the hallway in Holy Cross Hospital’s Pediatric Center.       

Project Spotlight: Garrett Park Elementary School

Garrett Park Elementary School students painted animated marine scenes filled with lots of friendly faces, on twenty-five ceiling tiles for the hallway in the Pediatric Center at Holy Cross Hospital.

Project Spotlight: Eastern High School

Eastern High School students participated in a project for the National Rehabilitation Hospital. The students created vivid paintings of nature scenes for the Outpatient Waiting Room, and ceiling tiles with ocean and mountain scenes for patients receiving treatment in the Dialysis Room.

Project Spotlight: Richard Montgomery High School

Students from Richard Montgomery High School painted ceiling tiles with C&O Canal scenes including the safety message of “Call...Don’t Fall” for installation above the beds of patients in MedStar Montgomery Medical Center.

Project Spotlight: Montgomery Blair High School

Montgomery Blair High School students participated in two projects for MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. Students created vibrant ‘things that fly’ themed paintings for the Intermediate Care Unit, and color photographs and large paintings of nature scenes for the ICU Bridge Area. For the waiting area by an elevator connecting to Physicians’ Offices for Cardiology and Maternal Newborn, students created a beautiful large painting and black & white photographs of inter-generational images.

Project Spotlight: Richard Montgomery High School

Richard Montgomery High School students who participated in YAFH Project 3 for MedStar Montgomery Medical Center. On their 18 ceiling tiles for the Pre-Op Area, the students painted large leaves and tree branches with leaves.

New Projects For 2015

We are thrilled to be partnering with some phenomenal healthcare facilities and schools within the area for the upcoming year. We cannot wait to bring our students artwork to their walls and share with all of you the joys of our hard work. Throughout this process we will be brining you stories, photos, videos, and updates from our students, hospital workers, and patients. Thank you all for helping make 2015 the beginning to an incredible year.

Following is the list of 2014-15 YAFH projects, with healthcare facilities and participating schools:

Holy Cross Hospital Pediatric Center Project 1 — Cannon Road Elementary School Project 2 — Rosa Parks Middle School Project 3 — Garrett Park Elementary School

MedStar Montgomery Medical Center Project 1 — Richard Montgomery High School / Damascus High School Project 2 — Sligo Middle School Project 3 — Richard Montgomery High School Project 4 — Neelsville Middle School Project 5 — Northwest High School Project 6 — Montgomery Blair High School Project 7 — Montgomery Blair High School

Andrews Air Force Base Fisher House Walt Whitman High School

National Rehabilitation Hospital Project 1 — Wilson High School Project 2 — Eastern High School Project 3 — Phelps High School

Georgetown University Hospital Transplant Institute Montgomery Blair High School