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Welcome to Mrs. Johnson's MUSIC PAGE!

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Students in grades K-3 will have music once every 6 days,

for a 40 minute period.

Kindergarten will have MUSIC ENRICHMENT this year.

Collaboration between reading words and music will be one of the highlights.

Music activities include

singing, dancing, playing xylophones and rhythm instruments, 

playing the Yamaha Keyboards, listening to  and evaluating music,

composing songs, making instruments, and learning notation.

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Westward HO!!!

Exciting new unit on the westward expansion will be studied in both Art, and Music!

Some of our songs we are learning are: Sweet Betsy from Pike, Pat Works on the Railway, The Erie Canal, Old Dan Tucker.  

The Westward Ho Celebration will be on March 24, for Forest Avenue and on March 31 for Aquidneck.

BRAVO PERFORMANCE... Now being shown on COX CABLE CHANNEL 18!!

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MARCH IS MUSIC IN OUR SCHOOLS MONTH!

Each grade will sing a song, recorders will play, Music to Munch By will be during lunch, AND,

the Navy Band Dixie Brass Quintet will perform for the entire school on March 10, 2014!

THANK YOU NAVY BAND!

  

Spring  RECORDER RECITAL  May 22, 2014

6:30 PM in the Forest Ave. Cafe

 ~ White tops, dark PANTS OR SKIRTS.

We will have a practice run through for the entire school at 1:50 in the cafe.

Don't forget your recorders OR your music!

 

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THE ATWATER DONNELLY TRIO WILL PERFORM AT FOREST AVE. AND AQUIDNECK

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS ON

ON May 1, 2014.

SPONSORED BY UP WITH SCHOOL ARTS FOUNDATION, LITTLE COMPTON, R.I.


OUR THANKS TO UP WITH SCHOOL ARTS,

FOR THEIR GENEROSITY IN ONCE AGAIN

BRINGING THE

WONDERFUL MUSIC,

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BARN DANCES FOR GRADE 2 and 3!

 

On May 16, Barn Dances will be held at Forest Ave. in the morning for

Grades 2 and 3, and Aquidneck in the afternoon for Grades 2 and 3.

 

The famous Atwater Donnelly TRIO, including Cathy Klasper-Torch, fiddler,

will teach traditional country dances to all students,

and perform on their authentic

 instruments as well.

 

 

OUR THANKS TO Spouse of the Navy for

 

sponsoring the Barn Dances on May 16, 2014.

 

and also to both FA and AQ PTG's 

FOR THEIR GENEROSITY IN ONCE AGAIN

BRINGING THE

WONDERFUL MUSIC to our students! 

 

For Grade 2, this is a culmination of our Westward Ho Unit.

For Grade 3, this is in memory of our beloved teacher,

 

Mrs. Kerri Harrison, who  

loved to dance!

 

 

COMING UP ON JUNE 6, 2014... Dedication of the Peace Garden at Forest Ave.

 in memory of Mrs. Kerri Harrison

 

Her class will sing and also play "Gather Round" with handbells.

 

 

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