June 23, 2011
J. Rayniak photo

Contract Based Education art teacher Jennifer Compau sorts through a bingee of Johnny Martinez’s destroyed artwork, while he watches, Wed., June 15, 2011. 11 pieces of his senior art project, “Etc.”, were maliciously destroyed by two minor girls while CBE students were outside celebrating the end of the school year with a barbeque. J.

J. Rayniak photo

Contract Based Education art teacher adds the finishing touches to Johnny Martinez’s senior art exhibit, Wed., May 25, 2011, after the two had met with Principal Cleve Penberthy concerning the content of his artwork. J.

J. Rayniak photo

Contract Based Education principal Cleve Penberthy has a “teachable moment” discussing Johnny Martinez’s “Vampyre” watercolor with his art teacher, Jennifer Compau. The longtime West Valley School District educator, administrator and principal and is retiring after 40 years in the district. J. BART RAYNIAK bartr@spokemsna.com