Guest prompts important conversation about international differences

Students learn Ugandan dance and drumming.

Thank you to Ronnie Sseruyange, a Ugandan who lived on the streets as a child and who is now the director of Jajja’s Kids in Uganda, for sharing his life experiences with some of our students in kindergarten and grade 6.

Jajja’s Kids supports street children by providing housing and schooling.

During the discussion - guided by Sseruyange, ENL teacher Kristen Backes and retired district teacher Susan Fowler - students compared life in Uganda to life in their native countries and, also, life in the United States.

Following the discussion, Sseruyange led a Ugandan dance and drumming lesson, which everyone enjoyed but especially Heidi Myer's kindergarten class!

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