Musical Skills Showcased At P.S. 279 Talent Show
Students from P.S. 279, The Herman Schreiber School, danced, rapped, sang, and performed piano and violin solos at their third and final fundraiser of the school year last Friday night. Talented children from all grades at the East 104th Street school performed to the cheers of a packed audience.
Money generated from “P.S. 279’s Got Talent! Student Council Fundraiser” will go toward funding the school’s carnival, which will take place on June 16th. Additional funds will be used for a new scoreboard in the gym.
The winners of the talent show were:
Solo singer: Kala Williams......I Just Can’t Give Up Now
Piano: Silas Lavino......Long Long Ago
Dancing couple: Amanda and Matthew Channer (twins)...Hey Baby & Ain’t Nothing Wrong With The Cut
Group dance, “The Ice Breakers”: Jakima Jackson, Kishonna Ferguson, Jasmine Theodat......Yeah Three Times.
Rapper Destiny Benson also won for her original rap Roses are Red, Violets Are Blue.