Community Involvement

This past Saturday our gymnasium was transformed from its normal venue of basketball court and PE room into a large stage for our spring musical Cinderella.  I have not seen too many gyms turned into a full court stage like they do here in Paris.  It has taken the efforts of many people over the years to perfect this stage and turn this gym into a place where thespians shine!  The above video is a time lapse of the “building of the stage”.  I am not sure how many people showed up to spend half, or more, of their Saturday to put this together, but their help is priceless.  You cannot buy the experiences our kids will have over the next two weeks preparing for and putting on Cinderella.  By the time it is over, half of our student body will have participated in some way.  We could not do this without the community’s help!  From the donated hours from the parents to the donated dollars of the local businesses, the contributions are numerous and generous!  Our drama program has become a very important part of not just student life and experience, it has become an important training ground for students interested in entertainment and theater.  We have had many of our graduates of the program go on to work in theater, television, and the music industry. Thank you parents, community, and local businesses!

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