All Grades a Pinch of Magic Conjured Up at Mich. School
Members of the Columbia School Board (Mich.) got a special treat at their Sept. 7 meeting.
A new student group showed up to sprinkle a little bit of magic on the evening.
Columbia Magic is "a glee club and positive girls' leadership program," according to MLive.com, made up of 26 girls in the second, third and fourth grades.
Girls lined up this summer to audition for the group, which is funded by the school PTO and a local community member, podiatrist Matthew Page. Students were also required to furnish a recommendation from their teachers to join the singing and dancing group.
"It's something extra for students who like to sing and dance and who do it well," kindergarten teacher and group advisor Trudy Wright told the news site. Wright developed the school's music education curriculum when she joined the faculty in 1955; the glee club was her latest bright idea.
"The whole idea is to promote school spirit and build self-esteem in the girls who participate," she added.
The Magic group allows the participating girls to work on and celebrate their special skills of singing and/or dancing. …