Each year in December, the 5th grade class has the opportunity to go on a field trip to see part of the production of The Nutcracker at the Orpheum Theater in Omaha. On Thursday, November 8th, two professional dancers from the Midwest American Ballet company, Sasha and Bret, came to Ashland-Greenwood Elementary to talk to the 5th grade students about The Nutcracker . . .
The New York Times recently posted an article stating that in order to get teenagers to listen to concerns about any serious topic, “we should start by recognizing that they may have already drawn upon firsthand observation or personal experience to arrive at their own conclusions.” [i] So, that’s what the AGHS Journalism staff set out to do: collect . . .