November 15, 2018

Essex Elementary School Talent Showcase Big Success!

40 Essex Elementary School students were all winners in the talent showcase!

40 Essex Elementary School students were all winners in the talent showcase! (Photo courtesy of EESF)

It was “standing room only” at the first-ever Essex Elementary School Talent Showcase last Wednesday. The crowd cheered as students sang, danced and juggled while others performed amazing gymnastics stunts and hoola-hoop maneuvers!

This special night was sponsored by the Essex Elementary School Foundation, a not-for-profit, volunteer organization that provides independent financial resources for worthy educational projects and enrichment programs, such as a historian-in-residence and a rolling iPad lab.

Students walked away equal winners in this non-competitive talent show, judged by EES Principal, Scott Jeffrey and Region 4 Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Ruth Levy.

5th Grader Addison Marchese sings "Rockin' Robin" while performing stunts, as Principal Jeffrey and Superintendent Levy observe

5th Grader Addison Marchese sings “Rockin’ Robin” while performing stunts, as Principal Jeffrey and Superintendent Levy observe (Photo courtesy of EESF)

Lead by EESF board member Cathy Poulin, the showcase utilized the skills of local volunteers, such as Patty Carver, of the Connecticut Children’s Theatre.

For more information about the Essex Elementary School Foundation, log onto www.essexelementaryschoolfoundation.org. Tax-deductible donations can be mailed to Essex Elementary School Foundation, PO Box 882, Essex CT 06426.

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