The Dutch Lane School PTA presented a cultural arts program titled, “Arts Are Essential” for all of our students. Fifth grade students participated in a “hands-on” workshop with Mr. Tony Vacca, lead musician in World Rhythms, learning how to play a variety of percussion instruments. A school-wide concert followed with portions including Dutch Lane School teachers and all fifth grade students serving as fellow musicians to Mr. Vacca.
Dutch Lane began a service learning project called, “Baby Blankets”. Students in grades three through five were invited to attend a “hands-on” workshop that met every Wednesday during recess. Under the guidance of Mrs. MaryEllen Baumann, a speech therapist at Dutch Lane, students learned to crochet and created baby blankets that will be donated to "We Care Blankets". Please click on the link for more information and photos.
Every student at the Dutch Lane School had the opportunity to participate in a wonderful experience, “Hour of Code”. This celebration was created by Code.org, a non-profit organization, dedicated to growing computer science education by making it available in more schools.