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Students Participate in “Thriller Contest”

St. David Catholic School students perform the “Thriller Dance” to promote school spirit and the upcoming “Thrill the Night” event to be held in the Donavan - the school’s neighbourhood community.

October 23, 2009 - Zombies, ghouls, look-a-like Michael Jacksons and everything and anything in between stomped, hopped and danced to the sound of one of the most popular rock songs of all time - “Thriller” in the St. David Catholic School gym. Students and teachers from the JK-8 school performed the “Thriller Dance” to promote the fact that on October 24, 2009, the "Thrill the World" organization will attempt to break the Guinness Book of World Records for number of people (world-wide) simultaneously performing the “Thriller Dance” and the "Thrill the Night” event that is happening in the Donovan on October 24, 2009.

Jennifer Gran, Grade 5 Teacher at St. David Catholic School was the catalyst behind the event with which whose success caught both the students and teachers by surprise. “This morning’s Thriller Contest was truly amazing, ” stated Gran. “The whole school, from the little Jk’s to the Grade 8’s participated in a friendly little in-school contest between the four school houses. Points were awarded for the house whose students displayed the most original dance and house spirit. In the end Laurier House was awarded 5,000 points and claimed the title of “Thriller Dance” Champions.”



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