As the new school year approaches I wanted to make certain that everyone in our neighboring community that has supported the programs I have been privileged to teach and be a part of were acknowledged and thanked for their support and contributions in the 2010-11 school year.
First, the Liberty High School Arts and Humanities Academy Internship class of 2011 would like to extend its gratitude to the following businesses and volunteers for making a contribution to their successful Renaissance Faire: Big Al Caricatures, Brentwood Feed and Pet Supply, Costco, Delta Fence Co., Excelsior Middle School, Extreme Pizza, Home Depot, Judy Hazen, Kelly Williams, Sprint Store, Rave Motion Picture, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Scrumdillyumptious, Starbucks Coffee and Yogurt Pizazz.
Also, the graduates of the 2011 internship class and I would like to thank all of the businesses, schools and their teachers that provided a wonderful internship experience and opportunity: Brentwood Press, His and Her Formal Wear, Harvest Park Bowl, Town Centre Commons, Brentwood Elementary School, Discovery Bay and Timber Point Elementary School, Edna Hill Middle School, Excelsior Middle School and Liberty High School teachers – a great big thanks to all of you. Thanks for making a difference in our future by giving your time and energy to the students you mentored.
Exciting news: next year’s internship class has received a grant, written by Katie Collins, who will be their new internship teacher in 2011-12.
Last but not least, thanks to everyone who has supported the Liberty Dance Team and Liberty dance classes. Thanks for attending our recitals and participating in our fundraisers. Thanks to Kim Karbowski and Denise Williams of Fabulous Feet for their time, expertise and the use of their facility. Thanks to Gori of El Gallito for volunteering her time in teaching our students Folklorico dance and donating her costumes to be used at the recital. Thanks to Harvest Park Bowl for donating socks for the beginning dance class ’50s dance number (perfect bobby socks!), thanks to the Nijhuis family for purchasing extra wooden dowels for dance canes, thanks to the Webb family for painting 42 dowels to make them canes. And thanks to all parents who help and support their students in visual and performing arts.
Liberty High School Teacher and Dance Team Advisor