Ja’Shon Burks has worked with the Batesville Singers for several years now. He is a very skilled choreographer and challenges the students by making the choreography more difficult each year. The entire competition show was learned in two weekends and the students were able to run all of their choreography with him on the last day. Ja’Shon helps the students polish their choreography as a group. He is an easy addition to our program and is a joy to work with. Thank you BAAC f
Robin McBride Scott hosted individual pottery workshops for all 5th grade classes on November 1st and 2nd. In the hour-long workshops, Robin taught the students about Native American pottery, its visual characteristics and functional features. She also taught them about effigies and how making containers depicting the images of people or animals is a commonality between the ancient native culture and today’s culture (i.e. a drinking vessel shaped like a Native American tribal
To wrap up their unit on The Great Gatsby, Ms. Yane’s American Literature class had a Gatsby party. Students dressed in period costume (both from our drama department’s prop room and students’ personal acquisitions), enjoyed a festive dinner with foods mentioned in the novel, and learned the Charleston Dance from dance instructor Laura Ault.