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Creativity thriving at Crittenden

Original post made on Mar 20, 2012

On Friday and Saturday, March 23 and 24, Crittenden Middle School will stage "Willy Wonka," a musical adaptation of the famous Roald Dahl book, "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory." The play is just one example of the thriving arts program at the school.

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Posted by the doctor
a resident of North Whisman
on Mar 20, 2012 at 11:51 pm

Wow... we didn't have that when I was in sixth grade. I was there in '04 so... wow. I guess since they've gotten rid of the Robinson and the other tiny sidekick she had things have gotten better in that school.

Would've made my days there better.

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Posted by Liz Mabey
a resident of Monta Loma
on Mar 25, 2012 at 11:33 am

Programs like this improve the whole campus, even for those who don't participate. When lots of different kids can find lots of different ways to express themselves--through athletics, tech, debate, arts, leadership--you get a critical mass of engaged, confident students who inspire each other to excel in their own ways. My son wasn't in the play, but we had front-row seats on Saturday night to cheer our pals on.

Congratulations to all involved!