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Teachers take the lead on Music Monday

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Monday May 2, 2022 | LANGFORD, BC [Updated 3:45 pm]

by Mary P Brooke | Island Social Trends

Schools across Canada are taking part in Music Monday today, May 2.

Each year, hundreds of thousands of children, youth, teachers, parents and community members across Canada join #TogetherInHarmony for Music Monday.

Participating teachers and schools were provided with learning guides, resources, and recordings and pre-broadcast videos.

Music Monday map:

Participating schools have been included on the Music Monday map, showing Canada’s collective celebration of music making from coast to coast to coast.

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SD62 schools participating in Music Monday 2022.

SD62 on Music Monday:

At Happy Valley Elementary in Langford, students were singing together for Music Monday. “Thanks to Ms K and Ms McKenna for all their hard work and organization!,” says SD62.

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Students at Happy Valley Elementary taking part in Music Monday on May 2, 2022. [SD62]

At Savory Elementary in Colwood their Music Money featured two concerts this afternoon (K-2 then Grades 3-5). Their music teacher Mr. Daykin prepared the students well. Their Kindergarten kids opened with “What a Wonderful World” by Louis Armstrong. The Grade 5s concluded with the Arkell’s tune “ Arm in Arm”.  Who knew the “Eye of the Tiger” could be performed on the recorder?  A video of the two concerts will be sent home to families.

Other schools are also taking part. (More to come)

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