Students will perform a high-energy choreographed dance to show
support for school choice in Arizona
SAN LUIS, Ariz.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The students, parents, and staff of Desert View Elementary School will
combine a Parent-Teacher Organization meeting with a choreographed dance
performance to Justin Timberlake’s “Can’t Stop the Feeling” to celebrate
National School Choice Week.
On Thursday, January 19 at 5 p.m. the meeting and dance performance will
kick off, with fourth graders performing the choreography. The meeting
and performance will take place at the school, located at 1508 10th Ave,
San Luis, AZ 85349.
Desert View is a public school that is part of the Gadsden Elementary
District, serving 782 students in grades K – 6.
The goal of the event is to celebrate great education choices in Arizona
and raise awareness among parents about school choice. The celebration
is timed to coincide with National School Choice Week (January 22-28,
2017), which will feature more than 21,000 events across the country.
“School choice, at the end of the day, is about students,” said Meredith
Nelson, principal of Desert View Elementary. “What better way to
spotlight the importance and impact of this issue than by demonstrating
just how many families have something to celebrate during National
School Choice Week.”
Held every January, National School Choice Week is an independent public
awareness effort designed to shine a positive spotlight on effective
education options for every child. Through more than 21,000
independently planned events across the country, National School Choice
Week raises public awareness of all types of educational choices
available to children. These options include traditional public schools,
public charter schools, public magnet schools, online learning, private
schools, and homeschooling. You can learn more by visiting www.schoolchoiceweek.com.
Desert View Elementary School
Lucy Gonzalez, 928-627-6915