Storytelling is an important human tradition. Stories often teach us a lesson, take us on a journey, or allow us to escape reality. Through storytelling, we learn about life, our world, ourselves, and others.
This week, various storytellers joined our fifth grade students to tell parts of Homer’s epic poem, the Odyssey. Storytellers included: Karen Dubois, Bob Stone, Dan Bell, Katey Wachsman, Shane Clifford, Jack Warren, Lisa Arroyo, Tim Crawford, Steph Hareld, and Joy Roy. I also had the pleasure of telling an Odyssey story. Storytelling is part of the fifth grade’s study of ancient Greece, and Odyssey stories are a tradition at the Ray School. It is always fun to return from break to a week of storytelling and Greek studies. Thank you to all that made this experience so enjoyable for our fifth grade students.
Welcome back from break, and happy new year! Have a wonderful weekend.