Kids united in song

The Tatura Guardian - - News - By Laura Briggs

Sa­cred Heart Pri­mary School stu­dents have joined with 700 000 oth­ers singing one song at one time in thou­sands of schools across Aus­tralia.

The school took part in the coun­try’s largest mu­sic par­tic­i­pa­tion pro­gram Mu­sic: Count Us In (MCUI) on Thurs­day af­ter­noon.

Stu­dents were joined on the big screen by pro­gram am­bas­sador John Fore­man and MCUI’s mu­sic men­tor for 2018 Jus­tine Clarke.

The cel­e­bra­tion cer­e­mony be­gan by in­tro­duc­ing stu­dents watch­ing from their schools to the stu­dent song-writ­ers who were in­volved in the writ­ing and record­ing of the song.

In clos­ing Ms Clarke counted down the coun­try and stu­dents par­tic­i­pated by singing and danc­ing to­gether.

Get­ting jiggy with it: Year 1 stu­dent Tessa Aitken dances along­side her class­mates.Pic­tures: Laura Briggs

In the groove: Sa­cred Heart Pri­mary School stu­dents sing and dance as part of Mu­sic: Count Us In.

Right: Spencer Con­nors, Year 1, joins in danc­ing as part ofthe Aus­tralia project.

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