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Presenting “High School Musical Junior” at Bayside Public School

Bayside Public School students in Grade 5 to 8 are proud to present the theatrical production of High School Musical Junior!

DATE: Wednesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 5, 2011
TIME: 7:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Bayside Secondary School, 1247 Highway 2, (between Belleville and Trenton)
TICKETS: $5, available in advance at Bayside Public School (613.962.0694) or at the door

With a plot described by the author and numerous critics as a modern adaptation of Romeo & Juliet, High School Musical is a story about two high school juniors from rival cliques: Troy Bolton, captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella Montez, a beautiful and shy transfer student who excels in math and science. Together, they try out for the lead parts in their high school musical, and as a result, divide the school. Despite other students’ attempts to thwart their dreams, Troy and Gabriella resist peer pressure and rivalry, inspiring others along the way not to "stick to the status quo." Sharpay Evans, a drama queen and high school diva will do anything to sabotage the friendship between Troy and Gabriella and also get a lead in the school musical. Can Troy and Gabriella lead their friends to a more open-mind thinking and acceptance of one another? Or will their friends win?

Filled with spectacular songs and energy, Bayside Public School’s version of Disney’s High School Musical Junior will bring the entire community together for family theatre at its best!

From its origins as a one-room schoolhouse in 1831, Bayside Public School [1] has grown to a complex of three buildings located on Highway #2 at Aikins Rd., halfway between Belleville and Trenton. Bayside PS serves over 500 students from Junior Kindergarten to Grade 8 and offers French Immersion programming from Grades 4 to 8.

School programs focus on character education, literacy and numeracy. All students benefit from a huge playground and track, an instrumental music program and an automated library that includes bilingual materials. Programs are linked to the neighbouring Bayside Secondary School. Celebrations of learning include: Challenge Programs, participation in Queen’s University SEEDS Program, Science Fair, educational trips, school drama productions and music festival vocal and instrumental participation.

For information, please contact:
Kerry Donnell, Communications Officer, 613.966.1170 or 1 800 267.4350, extension 2354, kdonnell@hpedsb.on.ca

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