What an exciting week it has been! This week we had Culminating events at Pittsburgh Banksville, Pittsburgh Miller, Pittsburgh Colfax, and Pittsburgh Weil. The young ladies and gentleman did outstanding jobs! And they should- Miss Gena, Miss Jen and Miss Ashley did incredible jobs in teaching them. Here are a few pictures of our ladies and gentleman:
Following their participation in Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh, students from Pittsburgh Banksville PreK-5 wrote to their teaching artist Ms. Gena Melago.
Here are some of their notes to her about the program. Continue reading
Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh’s newest video features the May 5 Colors of the Rainbow semi-final team match. Let us know what you think by leaving a comment below or on YouTube. We like to hear from you. And please share the link with your friends.
For more Dancing Classrooms videos, including last semester’s semi-finals, click here.
Saturday, May 5 is the big day for 96 newly trained ballroom dancers from eight Pittsburgh elementary schools.
At the Colors of the Rainbow semi-final team match, fifth graders from seven Pittsburgh Public Schools and one Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh school will dance the Merengue, Rumba, Foxtrot, Tango, and Swing in front of a panel of judges.
Based on their performances, four of the eight teams will advance to the final round of competition for Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh’s 2011-12 school year. Continue reading