PHOTOS: Eckville Elementary spreads cheer through song at Christmas concert

Eckville Elementary School’s Grade 3 class played “Jingle Bells” on the recorder during the school’s Christmas Concert on Dec. 20. The Grade 3’s also recited a poem called “Merry Christmas” written by the class and sang “We Wish You a Merry Christmas.” Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
The Grade 5 class showed off their dance moves during their “Jingle Bell Jive Performance.” The class also preformed “Mr. Grinch,” which tied into the concert’s theme of Growing the Grinch’s Heart.” A teacher was dressed up as the Grinch and participated in skits with some of the classes about using music to grow his heart. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
The Grade 6’s opened the show with their Christmas bells as they performed “Jolly Old Saint Nicholas” and “Up On the Housetop.” The concert had a 1:30 p.m. show and a 6:30 p.m. show for parents, family and friends to attend on Dec. 20. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
A bundled up Pre Kindergarten class took to the stage to perform “Everybody is Going On a Sleigh Ride” to a full gymnasium. Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
Eckville Elementary’s ECS group used handmade props for their performance of “Christmas is in the Air” and It’s Christmas and You Know It.” Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo
The Grade 4’s closed the show with Readers’ Theater “12 Days of Christmas Vacation” and the “Cleaning Rap.” The “12 Days of Christmas Vacation” included “five lonely socks” and “six silly stickers.” Photo by Kaylyn Whibbs/Eckville Echo


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