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Hillside Families Dance the Night Away!

Kids dancing in a group outside

Family Dance Night returned to Hillside this week after a two-year hiatus with tremendous turnout of students and their families. A culminating event to the students’ dance unit, “Family Dance Night is a great way for the students to showcase what they are learning in physical education,” says phys ed teacher Ericka Melvin, who organized the event with physical education team members Amanda Bassmann and Bob McCann.

 Kids in a conga dance lineOn a perfect May evening, the Hillside circle proved to be the ideal spot for the students and their parents to dance to the Bunny Hop, Electric Slide, Macarena, Cha Cha Slide, Cotton Eyed Joe, Hand Jive, and Biker Shuffle. 

"It was a fabulous community event for kids and families,"Said Hillside Principal Amy Cazes.