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2016-2017 School Information

African Music Program

African Arts in Education Returns to Lunenburg March 10, 2017

African Arts in Education presents Crocodile River Music, known throughout the Northeast as the premier African music ensemble, in a performance of African and African-influenced song and dance at Lunenburg Middle High School, 1079 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunenburg, on March 10 at 7pm. Admission is free and all ages are welcome.

Known for their dynamic and colorful presentations, Crocodile River Music performs music of

Africa and the countries influenced by Africa; among them Brazil, Cuba, the Caribbean Islands,

and Spain. Composed of four players from Mali and Senegal, a singer/dancer from Tanzania,

and two Americans, the group sings in a variety of languages, and encourages interaction with

audience members. Crocodile River Music welcomes the Lunenburg High School Chorus as

special guests for one song in this concert.

Crocodile River Music is dedicated to demonstrating the origins and influences of African music, and works with African Arts in Education to bring African music and art to local schools. Earlier in the day on March 10, some students will have participated in drumming workshops. A set of original art pieces are on display for a month at Turkey Hill Elementary School for students to enjoy and use as inspiration for creating their own works during art classes.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Lunenburg Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency. Additional support has come from the Sun Hill Foundation and the Lunenburg Music Aiders.

District Report Card - as Turkey Hill Elementary School did not officially exist last year, we are providing results from both Primary and THMS to cover our current configuration.

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  • THES Bell Schedule:

8:38AM  ~ First bell: all students enter building

8:48AM ~ Second bell: all students report to classrooms

8:50AM ~ Tardy bell: any student arriving after this must sign in at front office

3:10PM ~ Bus dismissal

3:15PM ~ Walkers and Pick-ups dismissal

**Half days ~ same start time, dismissal at 12:10.

  • Specials Schedule ~

We have four special area teachers this year who will provide enrichment activities in the arts for our students. 

Mr. Steve Kyajohnian ~ PE

Mrs. Deborah Smith ~ music

Mrs. Kelly Tierney ~ art

Mrs. Victoria Whipple ~ library and technology

We will operate under a six day rotation (Days A to F) so students can have PE twice, music twice, and library, technology, and art once during that rotation. Our school calendar will include the letter day next to the date. If there is a snow day, that letter day is also canceled. 

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5th Grade Updates - October 12, 2016

All the Latest - October 20, 2016

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Total Earnings for 2015-2016: $1750.80

2015 - 2016 EARNINGS: $1,750.80

Thank you to our coordinator, Mrs. Tanny, Mrs. Salvatore, and all the parents who continue to collect and send in the boxtops.

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