New York Times best-selling author Mac Barnett was funny, clever, and thoroughly engaging with students and staff during his presentations in Batesville schools this week. He spoke with over 1,000 students at Batesville Primary School, Batesville Intermediate School and St. Louis Catholic School November 18-20; and with an additional 75 people at an Evening Series event offered to the community on November 19. His warm, easy-going personality and his ability to connect with c
New York Times Best-Selling author Mac Barnett will be presenting an Evening Series event on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 6:15 in the BIS Cafeteria. The Bookshelf will be present selling books that he will sign before or after the 6:15 presentation. Mac Barnett is a bestselling author of over 20 books for children, including Extra Yarn and Sam & Dave Dig a Hole, both illustrated by Jon Klassen, and both winners of a Caldecott Honor and the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award. He also writes
ArtReach from the Children’s Theatre of Cincinnati presented two musicals to Batesville Intermediate School students. Third graders were treated to Red Riding Hood and fourth and fifth graders enjoyed Treasure Island on Friday, October 23.
Internationally acclaimed magician and motivational speaker, Stephen Bargatze, was in Batesville recently entertaining and inspiring over 1,000 students and 150 adults. Bargatze was in town as part of a Hillenbrand Inc. event, and several Arts in Education programs tagged on to his visit. His first performance was an Arts in Education Evening Series especially designed for adults who work with young people at the Big 4 Café on Monday evening, October 26. Attendees represented