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Internationally Acclaimed Opera Singer Carla Canales Visits Lake Forest Elementary School on Wednesday, May 29

May 28, 2019


Internationally Acclaimed Opera Singer Carla Canales
Opera Singer Carla Canales

Students from Lake Forest Elementary School and Opera Singer Carla Canales.

Students at Lake Forest Elementary School will have a special visit from internationally acclaimed opera singer Carla Canales.  During the school’s Grade Level Award Ceremony, Canales will speak with students about the importance of the arts and the positive impact it can make in a life. Canales will also visit several classes, participate in a question and answer session, and share personal and motivational stories.

Lake Forest Elementary School
3550 SW 48th Avenue
Pembroke Park, Florida 33023

Wednesday, May 29, 2019
9 - 9:45 a.m. Grade Level Award Ceremony
9:45 – 10:45 a.m. Visit Art Ambassadors Classrooms (K-2) 
11 a.m.– noon Visit Art Ambassadors Classrooms (3-5)

Lake Forest Elementary School is one of three Broward County Public Schools elementary schools selected - and participating - as a Turnaround Arts School for the past four years. Turnaround Arts, a national program of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, provides resources to schools to increase student achievement, student attendance, and parent and community involvement.  In addition, Turnaround Arts provides arts supplies, licensing rights, kits for school musicals, and high-profile Turnaround Arts Artists who work with students and teachers.  Carla Canales is the Turnaround Arts Artist for Lake Forest Elementary School and visits the school on an annual basis.

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