Little Tor Elementary School students sang “Pick Up Your
Feet” at Thursday night’s Clarkstown Board of Education meeting
Music teacher Julie Upton said the students are learning about attitudes that can help and empower them to make a difference in the world.
“We’re encouraging students to create their own action projects,” she said. “So in their classes they’re going to be learning about issues and problems throughout the world. And they are themselves are going to come up with things that mean something to them. They’re going to take action and try to make a difference.”
One fifth grade class already embarked on a project to collect dried up markers that a recycling company turns into fuel. 308 dried up markers equal one gallon of fuel.
The students who performed were: Adriana Barbato, Juliana DeGaetano, Sofie Dwyer, JT LaNave, Nikki Rosenblatt, Olivia Russo, Brandon Scalisi and Sylar Toren.