While many elementary schools offer choir or hand chimes as an extra music activity for students, Kennedy Elementary music teacher Justin Depaolis-Metz started a drum circle as a way to create community and build connections at his Fargo school.
"In our drum circle everybody gets a voice," he said. "That's why we're here is to learn, to listen and to cooperate and to work together."
The occasional offering — for which participation is voluntary and attendance is not recorded — is on hiatus for the summer.
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