Tuesday, May 16, 2017

ACE 2017 6th Grade Promotion

My students introduce me to new music all the time.  This is the one time
of year that I allow them to sing their choice of popular music.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Wallace 6th Grade Promotion 2017

I teach in three elementary schools that feed into one jr. high/high school.  We each have a 6th grade promotion.  They choose their own songs, approved by me and they ALL sing.  I'm very proud of my students.   In 2018, we will all move to one elementary school.  We will have 3 - 4 sections of each grade.  We're looking forward to being together in one building.  Until then, we do things in triplicate.  It's an honor and a privilege.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

ACE Kindergarten Program 2017

I teach in three schools, at least for one more year.  After that, we are merging into one larger school. Until, I can have these small Kindergarten programs.  I like them.  I hope you do too.

Songs include: Howdy - Teresa Jennings
I'm So Glad To Be Here -Teresa Jennings
I'm A Little Teapot - N/A No longer in publication.
School Is Coming To An End - Teresa Jennings
Kindergarten Wall - John McCutcheon

Thursday, May 4, 2017

2017 Wallace Kindergarten - Beatles Surprise

This is one of the most special programs I have had the opportunity to put together.  My friend and colleague, Jim Donley is retiring this year so I thought it would be a fun thing to have a surprise Beatles mini-concert for him at the end of our regular scheduled kindergarten program.

We began practicing little by little on the first day of school.  Most day, we would sing a Beatles song and I considered which ones would be best to sing for him as a musical gift.  We decided on Do You Want To Know A Secret, A Little Help From My Friends and Here Comes the Sun.

I hope you the viewer will enjoy this, but I know there is no way you could know the full impact this had on us unless you know Jim.  To know Jim Donley is to be inspired to be a better person.  I'm so thankful for our friendship and that I got to teach with him.  Blessings.