Our school’s 10th annual musical theatre production—Newsies, The Broadway Musical—was a magical experience! Our student actors, singers, dancers, and musicians together transported the audience to New York City in 1918. Their performances were the culmination of months of hard work, by over half of the Secondary Division’s students, both on the stage and behind the scenes, as well as the efforts of their teacher and parent volunteers. (Click on "Read more" at the bottom left to see M. Mousseau's full blog.)
The View from the First Floor (highlights from my week):
Report card season is once again upon us, and so I have spent time this week reading teachers’ comments about each child’s progress since November. As always, the comments truly capture how well our teachers know each student, and how intentional they are in highlighting strengths and supporting areas of growth. In areas ranging from peer relationships to scissor skills, CFIS educators have remarkable “tool kits” of strategies to help each child flourish.
After an impressive few weeks of basketball playoffs - in which CFIS teams won THREE championship banners! - it's nearly time for our school's annual musical production. This year's spectacular is Disney's "Newsies - The Broadway Musical". Our Secondary Division students have been working so hard, both on stage and behind the scenes, to ensure four amazing performances, on March 14th, 15th, and 16th. (Click on "Read more" for further information.)