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2nd Grade Celebrates the Chinese New year
To celebrate Chinese New Year, 2nd grade students in Mrs. LoPresto’s music class learned to play a song titled “Xin Nian Kuai Li.” They used xylophones, metallaphones, glockenspiels and a gong. They also got to use a Chinese lion costume and dance to the music. Thanks go out to Linda Callaghan for making the costume.
Sandy Ridge Serenaded in Traditional Mongolian Music
Sandy Ridge students in grades K through 2 were serenaded on Monday, February 16th. They were treated to a performance by Odna Guercio and Algaa Tsedensamdan, who played and sang traditional Mongolian songs using the Yatga, a flat harp. Slides, pictures, dance and stories were also presented. The performers wore traditional dress to make this an authentic, global learning experience for the students.Full Story