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Around the World at Christmas
On Thursday, December 8, the third-fifth grade students presented "Around the World at Christmastime" by Theresa and Paul Jennings. Students had the opportunity to learn and sing about how different countries celebrate Christmas. Some celebrate Hannukah, Las Posadas, Ramadan, and Kwanzaa. Countries included England, Israel, Mexico, The Netherlands, France, Czech Republic. Songs included "Joy to the World", "The Friendly Beasts", "Deck the Hall", "Upon the Housetop/Jolly Old St. Nicholas" and others. Fourth grade soloists were Joseph Gregg, Madison Swallows, Madeleine Pressley, and Summer Funderburk. The group was under the direction of Ms. Deanie Griffin.
Written by: Deanie Griffin, Music Teacher
Posted: Jan 09, 2012 by Gina James