Cultural Arts

The BES PTA sponsors Cultural Arts activities at BES. We have 3 wonderful events scheduled for this year.

The BES PTA funds these activities with a $5,000 grant. Any ideas, suggestions – please email the Chair – Kuljeet Kaur (kjkrwork@gmail.com) or Shefali Srivastava (shefs.world@gmail.com).

SuperHero Math and Word Magic

November 20, 2015

23495258386_c9da67df0d_oJoe Romano cuts his arm in 3 equal pieces to teach the concept of thirds. Students had to guess how many prizes were in the magic gumball machine, a great lesson in estimation. Other segments included Order of Operation, Measurement, Probability and more!

See photos from Joe’s program on November 20, 2015.

Smithsonian Discovery Theater – Going the Distance

February 19, 2016 | Black History Month Performance

Time (K, 2 &4): 1:50 to 2:35 pm
Time (1, 3 & 5): 2:50 to 3:35 pm

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Race to the finish line with two inspiring African American athletes who changed sports history in Discovery Theater’s original Olympian musical play. Cheer along as Jesse Owens and Wilma Rudolph overcome childhood illness, infirmity, and poverty to become the world’s fastest man and woman, winning the greatest honor in athletics, the Olympic gold medal. Soaring anthems and lively songs speak to the heart and soul of the winner in all of us!

 

Billy B – Geology Rocks

June 3, 2016

Time (K, 2 &4): 1:50 to 2:35 pm
Time (1, 3 & 5): 2:50 to 3:35 pm

23153386699_a2d8ddd7f4_oBilly utilizes comprehensive sensory integration through song, dance, audience participation and a multi-dimensional backdrop to engage performance attendees in an introduction to some of the major concepts of the science of geology. Both the backdrop and the presentation material convey scientific concepts relating to geology such as; the earth’s composition, volcanoes, plate tectonics and erosion in an accurate manner.

Geology is brought alive during this show. Students are given the opportunity to become part of the performance and through song and dance relate to the dynamic energy, movement, and dimension involved in the study of geology.