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By Kelly Downing
For the PCN 

Saco High School Roars into the 2021 School Year

 

November 10, 2021

Back Row, left to right: Marshall Caves as Jack McGurn, Carter Pippin as Herbert Hoover, Teagan Erickson as Gene Tunney, Jaycee Erickson as Zelda Fitzgerald, Dylan Brown as F. Scott Fitzgerald, Blaine Downing as Charlie Chaplin, Daeson Salveson as Al Capone, Nathan Salveson as Frank Nitti. Front Row, left to right: Laynee Simpson as Glenna Vare, Abby Yeska as Coco Chanel, Josie Brown as Tamara de Lempicka, Jessa Erickson as Myrna Loy, Sandra Sones as Ida Wells, Bella Gehrke as the caterer and food expert for the event, Mrs. Downing as a flapper. Courtesy Photos.

The 2021 school year started with a bang, as students studied the Roaring 20s and read The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. After completing the novel, the students each selected an icon from the 20s, researched that person, and then put together a presentation where they portrayed that character. The final component of the project involved presenting (as their characters) to grades 4-8 and staff in a birthday celebration for Fitzgerald, who turned 125 on September 24th. For the grand finale, students danced the Charleston to "Charleston" by Louis Prima.

Superintendent Tanya Funk commen...



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