Following ten weeks of bi-weekly lessons during the fall 2011 semester, 108 fifth-grade students from seven Pittsburgh Public and two Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh/Extra Mile Foundation elementary schools competed today in the Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh Colors of the Rainbow semi-final team match. Continue reading
Six couples from nine Pittsburgh elementary schools will compete to decide which four teams will advance to next round of competition in Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh’s 2011-12 Colors of the Rainbow.
It all begins at 10 a.m. on Jan. 7 in the auditorium at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. This colorful, entertaining, and energetic event is free and open to the public. We invite you to come by and support your favorite school. Continue reading
Today, teams of fifth graders from four — Pittsburgh Carmalt PreK-8, Pittsburgh Dilworth PreK-5, Pittsburgh Linden K-5 and Pittsburgh Whittier K-5 — took top honors in the Colors of the Rainbow semi-finals for the winter/spring 2011 semester of Mercy Behavioral Health’s Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh.
For their stellar performances, those four teams earned gold medals — and more importantly — guaranteed spots for their respective schools in 2010-2011 finals on May 21, 2011. Continue reading
On Wednesday, May 4, Principal Cynthia Wallace welcomed the crowd of parents, students and friends to Pittsburgh Montessori’s Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh culminating event. Nothing she said could have prepared them for what they were about to see. Continue reading
You know we’re getting close to the competition when we start talking about color selection. After a random drawing, here are the team colors for Dancing Classrooms Pittsburgh Colors of the Rainbow semi-finals.
Red: Pittsburgh Dilworth PreK-5
Magenta: Pittsburgh Montessori K-8
Orange: Pittsburgh Linden K-5
Yellow: Pittsburgh Fulton K-5
Green: Pittsburgh Whittier K-5
Blue: Pittsburgh Arsenal K-5
Purple: Pittsburgh Carmalt PreK-8
The ballroom dance competition for fifth graders, presented by Mercy Behavioral Health, will take place on Saturday, May 7 in the auditorium at Pittsburgh Allderdice High School. The event is free and open to the public.