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Westowne students perform black American culture dances

Westowne students perform black American culture dances

The culmination of several months work will be on display Friday when 19 students at Westowne Elementary School take the stage for 75-minute performance scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Catonsville Middle school sixth-graders Ryan Ritzes and Luke Pound, both Westowne graduates, will emcee the series of dances the students have been practicing since February. The after-school sessions, designed to teach the history of blacks in America through music, were led by Liz Getsinger, a fifth-grade teacher at the school, and Liz Brill, who teaches fourth-graders at the Baltimore County elementary school. Getsinger started the after-school club this year after coaching the school's Black Saga...

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