Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training alternating fast and slow rhythms to help improve cardiovascular fitness for all age groups. The program is designed to make students aware that there are many activities that you can do throughout your life to help reduce health risks, help maintain a healthy weight, strengthen your heart and boost your mood. Students are exposed to Zumba in h
Students had the opportunity to meet and interact virtually with children’s author Eric Litwin. Mr. Eric is a song singing, guitar strumming, # 1 New York Times Best Selling author who brings early literacy and music together. He is the original author of the Pete the Cat series as well as the author of The Nuts and Groovy Joe. Eric's books have sold over 12.5 million copies, been translated into 17 languages, and won 26 literacy awards including a Theodor Geisel Seuss Ho
2nd Grade students at Batesville Primary School created a fused glass pendant in art class. The Vinery Glass Studio gave our students a virtual demonstration on glass fusing vocabulary and techniques for creating their own pendants. The glass was fused in the BPS kiln and the students were excited to see their finished artwork and could even turn them into necklaces!
Kindergarten students got to experience the art of clay by learning basic hand-building techniques. They created their own pinch-pots and personalized them. For most students, this is their first time working with clay and this experience brings them great joy and excitement!