Kindergarten presents a poetry palooza

Chesapeake Academy Kindergarteners recently made their theater debut in a class presentation of two classic children’s poems. Talented players from left are Cosmo Duncan, Penn Charlton, Hadleigh Hopkins, Carmen Cornwell, Alana Rafael and Eli Messenger.

Chesapeake Academy Kindergarten thespians recently presented two popular rhyming children’s poems to a whole school assembly and assembled parents and friends.

“Monday’s Child,” a traditional nursery rhyme that has entertained generations by predicting personality, sprang to life in the spritely performances of kindergarten players in the first of the two performances, reported head of school Julianne T. Duvall. 

Brackton Grass and Kai Spore showed how Monday’s child is “fair of face.” Lydia Hudson and Cosmo Duncan proved that “Tuesday’s child is full of grace.”  Wednesday’s children, Atlas Demirkin and Penn Charlton, were entirely too cute to be “full of woe.” Hadleigh Hopkins and Carmen Cornwell hinted at bright futures as they demonstrated that “Thursday’s child has far to go.”

Eli Messinger, Alana Rafael and Bryce Rosalia nailed the “loving and giving” attributed to Friday’s child; while Nora Smith and Hazel Mayhew flexed into the role of Saturday’s children who “work hard for a living.” “Bonny, bright and happy all day” suited Caroline Wagner and Andy Barringer perfectly as they represented the children born on the Sabbath Day.

The second presentation was a costumed rendition of….

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