Forest Heights Academy of Excellence Does “Grease” Elementary Style
- Apr 30, 07
The story of "Grease" received an elementary style makeover by the students at Forest Heights Academy of Excellence. The school choreographed and acted out the production for students, faculty, staff and parents during the week of April 24th. It was standing room only for the evening performances as students belted out familiar tunes from the classic movie and Broadway play.
Forest Heights has an outstanding arts program that is integrated in the school curriculum. The school offers a variety of art, dance, drama vocal and instrumental music classes.
The school production of "Grease" Elementary style included students from Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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