“ joked St. Jean music teacher Daniel Tieman.Tieman is new to the Island

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13.04.2016

SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileGrade 6 students from St. Jean and Stratford Elementary teamed up to do some bucket drumming. Which is just what it sounds like: drumming on a recycled ice cream bucket.’You can bang the buckets together,
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fashion handbags, St. Jean Elementary student"Anything you can hit with a stick and make noise with is an exciting possibility," joked St. Jean music teacher Daniel Tieman.Tieman is new to the Island, and was paired up with Stratford Elementary music teacher Ellen Davis as a mentor.The Department of Education offered them a day to bring their students together. After some brainstorming, the two landed on the idea of bucket drumming."Buckets have the appeal that they’re not expensive,
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