On Thursday, May 4 the students and staff participated in Jeans Day. Students and staff were encouraged to bring in a small donation for BC Children’s Hospital. There were lots of participants and jeans were worn from head to toe! The money raised goes to the BC Children’s Hospital. We raised a grand total of $1,018.85. Thank you for supporting this cause!
In French, all classes have been working on their AIM plays and are preparing to present. Presentation days are to be announced, but likely sometime in June. In the images below, the grades 6/7 are practicing the play and using puppets. During these practice sessions, Madame Severloh circulates around the room, correcting students’ pronunciation and encouraging them to speak expressively.
Beauty and the Beast
Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR. is playing at the Gateway Theatre Richmond, June 1st 2017. The musical, designed for middle-school aged performers, is based on the 1994 Broadway production and Disney’s 1991 animated feature film. The Pythagoras Academy cast contains approximately 80 students led by their ‘Musical Theatre’ teacher, Miss Emma Swords.
Admission: $15 adult (18 years +) and $7.50 for children.
Tickets on sale at TICKETS.GATEWAYTHEATRE.COM
International Dance Day at Aberdeen Centre
Each year the world celebrates International Dance Day. Artistic director Sunday Mulye invited students to take part in free dance workshops at Aberdeen Centre in Richmond. The students learned a contemporary warm-up, Irish dancing and various Bhangra moves. The students (and teachers) had so much fun!
JK Arts Week
Junior Kindergarten students have been participating in several art activities during Arts Week. Students explored various artistic mediums such as painting, drawing, architecture, sculpture and photography in a playful way. They enjoyed participating to group projects and showed process in their collaboration skills. Process oriented art activities allow students to develop creativity, self-confidence and a love for the various artistic practices.