Aloha Day at Sorensen

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  • LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 5th and 6th graders dance to the music blaring into the gym after the conclusion of their Aloha Day performance on Friday. As part of the program, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 1st grader Zhane Kienke, right, cuts up during their fish themed performance, as his classmates keep it straight on Friday. As part of their Aloha Day, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School students cheer for artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson during Aloha Day on Friday. As part of the program, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that Thompson shared with them in their lessons.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 2nd grader Frankie Pigott takes part with classmates in their turtle themed performance during Aloha Day on Friday. Students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School students sit in rows by grade in the gym during their Aloha Day performance on Friday. As part of the program, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 1st graders perform their fish themed dance to Huma-Huma-Nuku-Nuku-Apua'a as part of their Aloha Day on Friday. Students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 2nd graders present their turtle themed performance during Aloha Day on Friday. Students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson gets a hug from a kindergartner after being presented with their class lei during Aloha Day on Friday. As part of the program, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that Thompson shared with them in their lessons.

  • LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 5th and 6th graders dance to the music blaring into the gym after the conclusion of their Aloha Day performance on Friday. As part of the program, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 1st grader Zhane Kienke, right, cuts up during their fish themed performance, as his classmates keep it straight on Friday. As part of their Aloha Day, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School students cheer for artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson during Aloha Day on Friday. As part of the program, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that Thompson shared with them in their lessons.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 2nd grader Frankie Pigott takes part with classmates in their turtle themed performance during Aloha Day on Friday. Students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School students sit in rows by grade in the gym during their Aloha Day performance on Friday. As part of the program, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 1st graders perform their fish themed dance to Huma-Huma-Nuku-Nuku-Apua'a as part of their Aloha Day on Friday. Students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School 2nd graders present their turtle themed performance during Aloha Day on Friday. Students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that this year's artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson brought to the school.

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    LISA JAMES/ PressSorensen Elementary School artist-in-residence Bria Zan Thompson gets a hug from a kindergartner after being presented with their class lei during Aloha Day on Friday. As part of the program, students performed different types of Hula, incorporating the lessons in history, culture, legend, language and the natural environment of Hawaii that Thompson shared with them in their lessons.

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