Assemblies Sponsored by the PTA

By | December 7, 2015

Classical Hip Hop AssemblyIt is a wonderful gift that today our children attend school with children that are much different than they are. The Cultural Committee would like to present assemblies taking a proactive approach to diversity in the Hillcrest Community.

Through music, dance, and language, we can get a snapshot of different cultures to help our children respect and understand how we are all different and how we are all the same.

Around the World at Hillcrest – Celebrating Who We Are!

Each of our assemblies play a significant educational element in our Common Core Curriculum and in the classroom through foreign language, language arts, social studies, and science.

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Thursday, December 3rd
Grades 3-4-5 Performance – 9:30am – 10:15am
Grades K-1-2 Performance – 2:30pm – 3:15pm

Performer: Christylez Bacon

Remixing the Classics, this program merges the contrasting worlds of Classical and Hip-Hop music in a collaborative musical program featuring GRAMMY nominated Progressive Hip-Hop artist Christylez Bacon (pronounced: chris-styles) and six-string electric cellist, Wytold (William Wytold Lebing). Traditional elements of hip-hop such as human beatbox, rhyming and storytelling are blended with classical compositions of composers like Bach, Vivaldi and Pachelbel.

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5TH GRADE WORKSHOP was held Thursday, December 3rd

Each 5th grade class had a 45 minute personalized workshop (11:30-12:15 or 12:20-1:05) with one of the two performers, Christylz and Wytold.