e-News Update Feb. 15, 2013 Anderson Private School

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William Shakespeare

Our students have reviewed five plays of William Shakespeare and selected “The Tempest” to perform in our annual  Shakespeare production, to once again be under the direction of George Rodriquez, who brilliantly inspired students throughout memorable presentations of Othello, Henry V and Richard III (available to view on this website). Plays reviewed by students this year included: The Tempest, As You Like It, Henry IV, Julius  Cesar & Much Ado About Nothing.

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George Rodriguez

You are invited to join us on May 6 and 7 for ”The Tempest” at the Hardy & Betty Sanders Theater in the cultural district of Fort Worth. Our plays will begin at 7:30 p.m.

The process of studying five different plays, not previously  performed, familiarizes students with Shakespeare and selecting one empowers them through decision making. Our challenging Shakespeare plays evolve into a testament to courage and dedication our students exhibit. Other past productions have included Hamlet, Macbeth and  Midsummer Night’s Dream.

We have discovered that children come to love Shakespeare as much as we do, when they are introduced in a dynamic, interactive manner.

On Friday, Feb. 15

We will meet at 10:00 a.m. at RAVE 13 THEATER, located in the Mall at 2300 Green Oaks Road, telephone (817) 566-0025, to enjoy the movie Life of Pi, rated PG. Younger students may view another film to be selected with the blessing of Mrs. A. At 1:00 p.m., we will walk to the FOOD COURT in the Ridgmar Mall to enjoy lunch. Following (burp) lunch we will travel to Half-Price Books, located at 475 Sherry Lane, north of Ridgmar Mall –Telephone: 817-732-4111.

PICK UP will be at Half-Price Books at 2:30 p.m.

life of piMovie Synopsis: After deciding to sell their zoo in India and move to Canada, Santosh and Gita Patel board a freighter with their sons and a few remaining animals. Tragedy strikes when a terrible storm sinks the ship, leaving the Patels’ teenage son, Pi (Suraj Sharma), as the only human survivor. However, Pi is not alone; a fearsome Bengal tiger has also found refuge aboard the lifeboat. As days turn into weeks and weeks drag into months, Pi and the tiger must learn to trust each other if both are to survive.

This is an amazing story of a boy in his search to find God and his incredible will to survive. This film is so well done you don’t just see it, you feel it – almost become one with it. We laughed, we cried – the acting and cinematography was so well done, you fell very emotion of Pi just looking in his eyes. Every emotion he had on his journey you feel right along with him. It is a must see for everyone; there are several powerful messages.

RUN TIME – 2 Hours and 5 Minutes – RATING – (PG) The starting time (10:10 a.m.) may change, please be patient. Emergency Telephone 682-777-1908
If you arrive late, we shall have departed with your child(ren) and will return to school. Please call and let us know if you will be late.

Students are NOT to leave the bookstore, food court or theater without the approval of Dr. A or Mrs. A.

FINANCIAL: We have been told Tickets are $5.00 but this may be incorrect – please pay at the Box Office Please provide funds for a good book and funds for lunch. Refreshments: Yes!

Uniform pants with a belt & red monogrammed school shirts are required.
PARENTS / FRIENDS / NEIGHBORS, are invited to participate on our trips.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Feb. 18 (NEXT Monday) President’s Day Holiday
Feb. 22 C.P.R. & First Aid Training (on campus)
Mar. 11 – 15 Spring Break Holidays
Mar. 29-April 1 (Mon. & Fri.) Easter Holidays
April 30 Scarborough Renaissance Festival
May 6-7 (Monday & Tuesday) Shakespeare at Sanders Theatre
May 21 – 24 Adventure Trip

A. n . d . e . r . s . o . n
Where precocious children are nurtured, appreciated and eat a lot of popcorn!

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