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      Lamar Reese Elementary celebrates music

      Lamar Reese Magnet Elementary School of the Arts celebrated in honor of Music on the Lawn, a national celebration of music.

      The celebration involved the elementary students and over 500 Dougherty County pre-k students watching performances from students of Radium Springs Middle School.

      In one room students will watch a play, chorus and drumming. In the school TMs gymnasium pre-k students will watch the playing of string instruments, dance and a jazz band. The two groups will rotate throughout the day.

      Music Director for Lamar Reese, George Darrisaw says these programs students get to see today are implemented into the school, this just gives them an opportunity to see how they can advance their skills to the next level and further their education.

      Darrisaw adds many of the students that performed today also went to Lamar Reese Elementary.

      Dougherty County High School will also make an appearance with their marching band and flag dancers.

      Lamar Reese is the only magnet school of the arts for Elementary in the Dougherty County School System.

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