Putnam City Fifth-Graders are Dancing Through Lessons

Posted by Tricia Pemberton - The Oklahoman on 09/16/2010

Life Change Ballroom StudentsFifth-graders from the Putnam City School District's James L. Dennis Elementary School got a lesson in ballroom dancing this week.

Fifth-graders from James L. Dennis Elementary School got their first lesson in ballroom dancing Tuesday.

James L.Dennis Elementary School students are paired up during ballroom dancing class in their temporary space inside Putnam City North High School. The students were displaced by a storm Sept. 2 that damaged the roof and interior of their school. The program, taught by Life Change Ballroom, is an expansion of the Putnam City School District's fine arts curriculum and is being taught at three elementary schools: Dennis, Will Rogers and Tulakes.

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