Mr. Marren is extremely excited to join the P.K. Yonge family for the 2016/17 school year as the Elementary Visual Arts Instructor!

Visit our Elementary Visual Arts weebly site for regular updates and information

Spring Art Show

The annual P.K. Yonge Spring Art Show is scheduled this year for Thursday, May 11th. I encourage everyone to come and see the amazing artwork our Blue Wave artists have created this year. Parents and guardians, please contact me at if you would like to volunteer to assist in the preparation for this event!

“Saving My Alachua” 2017 Environmental Art Contest

Winners of this year’s contest have been announced. Please join me in congratulating Isabella Acuna for her placement in the 4th grade category! Her artwork will be featured in the upcoming 2018 “Saving My Alachua” calendar.

All of the selected K-12 entries are currently on display in the County Administration Building (12 SE 1st Street) for the month of April. The artwork has also been posted on the contest’s official Facebook page. I encourage everyone to check it out.

UF HealthStreet Student Art Contest

Thank you to all students who participated in this year’s UF HealthStreet awards. Blue Wave artists recently won first and second place in the 3rd-5th grade category, as well as first place in the K-2nd grade category. Please join me in congratulating Isabella Acuna, Polina Antonenko, and Jaeden Johnson for their hard work!

Art Club Information

**Art Club for grades 3, 4, and 5 is now full!**

Greetings, Everyone,

I’m happy to announce that Art Club will be starting for Elementary students during the second semester of the year. The planned days and times are as follows:

Kindergarten, 1st grade, 2nd grade: Tuesdays, 2:30 – 3:15

3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade: Thursdays, 2:30 – 3:15

As the second semester beings on January 18th, our first Art Club meeting for grades 3-5 will be Thursday, January 19th. Our first Art club meeting for K-2nd grade will be Tuesday, January 24th.

I’m very much looking forward to providing this opportunity to all of our young artists at P.K. Yonge. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions or suggestions!

Art Club Form

Below is a link to the Art Club Sign-Up Sheet. If your student is interested in joining, and you didn’t get a chance to fill out a sheet at open house, please print the form and you or your student may bring it to the art room once completed.

Click here for the Art Club Sign-Up Sheet.


As I mentioned during open house, Art Club will begin in January, and will meet weekly. The meeting day is still to be determined. I will post more information as the second semester approaches.


Daniel Marren Email: Phone: 352.392.1554