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By Micah Drew

Around the World in 45 Minutes


Micah Drew, Pathfinder

The Ovando School girls perform a traditional Japanese fan dance during the Asian stop on their world tour. The students learned a brief history of each region they studied. Back (L-R): Sadie Smith and Macy Williams. Middle (L-R): Abby deRonnebeck, Sawyer Hessler and Iris Swanberg. Front (L-R): Matilda Hessler and Markie Weymouth.  

OVANDO - Around 60 people attended the Ovando School's annual May Day Tea Wednesday, May 24. The eight students spent their year learning world geography and the event was a way to showcase what they had learned.

Ovando teacher Leigh Ann Valiton introduced each act and gave a brief synopsis of what the students learned.

"To share this with you, we're going to dance across the world in 45 minutes," Valiton said while students served tea and cookies to the audience.

Students performed songs and dances from each continent. First up was North America, where the students saddled up to sing "Don...

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