Around the World Assembly 2016
Published: March 11, 2016
The 2016 Around the World Festival – a festival celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the entire St. James’ community – culminated on Friday, March 11, 2016, with the traditional all-school assembly. Students in Kindergarten through 6th grade showcased their dances and other performances from cultures across the globe for assembled parents.
ATW2016 #1 (1-Leonard & 2-Laffen)
Mrs. Leonard's 1st-grade class and Ms. Laffen's 2nd-grade class performing an African dance and welcome song.
ATW2016 #2 (1-Kammula)
Mrs. Kammula's 1st-grade class performing the Mexican hat dance.
ATW2016 #3 (K-Vermette & 3-Kuramoto)
Mrs. Vermette's Kindergarten class and Mrs. Kuramoto's 3rd-grade class performing a Japanese folk dance.
ATW2016 #4 (2-Dar)
Mr. Dar's 2nd-grade class performing a dance to an international music mashup.
ATW2016 #5 (3-Sae-Low & ASE-Lim)
Mr. Sae-Low's 3rd-grade class and Ms. Lim's K-Pop After-School Enrichment class performing K-Pop dance.
ATW2016 #6 (4-Taylor)
Ms. Taylor's 4th-grade class performing "Let's Groove" by Earth, Wind, and Fire.
ATW2016 #7 (4-Duggan)
Mr. Duggan's 4th-grade class performing the fandango.
ATW2016 #8 (5-Krueger)
Mr. Krueger's 5th-grade class performing Bob Marley's "Redemption Song," as performed by Angelique Kidjo, interpreted in American Sign Language under the direction of Ms. Dawn Lett.
ATW2016 #9 (5-Yi)
Mr. Yi's 5th-grade class performing a Korean small-drum (sogo) dance.
ATW2016 #10 (K-Lim/Richardson)
Ms. Lim and Mrs. Richardson's Kindergarten class performing a traditional Korean dance.
ATW2016 #11 (6-Dummett & 6-Gilliam)
Mrs. Dummett's and Ms. Gilliam's 6th-grade classes performing the Haka Dance of the Maori Tribe of New Zealand.