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Mrs. Davis 2nd grade class

Second grade students at Mintonye are learning so much in music class each week with Mr. Nicolia. They are learning how to play different instruments and sing. Click on the videos below to watch the classes playing Quaker Quaker. In this song students are learning how to play ostinato patterns, short rhythmic phrases that repeat themselves, on xylophones, triangles, and drums while they sing.

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Boy eating apple

John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Ontario, as well as the northern counties of present-day West Virginia. To honor John Chapman's legacy, elementary schools including, Mintonye Elementary, host a Johnny Appleseed day every year.

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