Music

Cup Song

Cup Song

The Cup Song burst onto the scenes after being featured in a popular Youtube video and in the 2012 movie, Pitch Perfect. Originally an old-timey country ballad, Miss Me, is now a trendy song used to create “Cup Song” videos. With our 2nd grade students moving on to 3rd grade and our retirees moving on to explore other interests… I thought it […]

100th Day of School

100th Day of School

This video was recorded in 2015. Grandma Helen is now three years older, she recently celebrated her 105 birthday January 11th! Do you have a question you would like to ask Grandma Helen? Write your question to this post.  I will ask her and post her response to the blog. This post was inspired by […]

Stage Left: A Year With Frog and Toad

Stage Left: A Year With Frog and Toad

Stage Left Children’s Theater is working with William O. Schafer’s second grade students to create an environment where the excitement of the theater is shared by all. Our students will experience a high quality, innovative, participatory theater arts event, taught by theater professionals and teaching artists. The participatory theater experience of A Year With Frog and […]

Stories in Holiday Songs

Stories in Holiday Songs

Think about your favorite holiday song. I bet it tells a story! Most holiday songs do tell a wonderful story. Listen to the story of Frosty the Snowman below. Use the Five Elements of a Story to analyze the song. Where does the song take place? Who are the characters in the song? What is the […]

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