Posted by Elaine Lonon - Multiage 1/2 on Wednesday, Mar 27th, 2013.
Atumpan - The Talking Drums
Teaching artists Corey and LaQuinta Marie Staten are storytellers with a high energy rhythmic style and over ten years of professional experience with Young Audiences of VA and other organizations. They performed at Flat Rock's Black History Assembly this month.
Kindergarten and second grade classes celebrated Chinese New Year. A guest from the Allen's Chinese restaurant shared about customs and traditions of the holiday. Miss Reed's second grade class also practiced painting Chinese characters as part of their study of Ancient China.
Mrs. Paden's fourth grade class researched Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As a culminating activity, they designed postage stamps to honor him.