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Lynwood Takes the Top Spot in Dancing Competition

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A team of Lynwood Avenue Elementary School fifth grade students showcased their elegance and grace as they danced their way to a first-place finish at Dancing Classrooms Long Island’s Colors of the Rainbow Team Match on May 21 at Barton Elementary School in Patchogue. 

The team-based competition that included 60 students representing five schools from across Long Island was a community celebration for students who participated in the 10-week, 20-lesson Dancing Classrooms program. 

For 10 years, Lynwood fifth graders have participated in the dance programs that teaches eight ballroom dances, a line dance and a folk dance while incorporating elements important to dance such as teamwork, respect, self-confidence and nonverbal communication.