Baker students host senior citizens for holiday event

Published: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 01:04 PM.

"We don't get to see these people that often," Betty Brunson added.

Sam Brunson was also impressed with middle school bands performance.

"That was the best middle school band performance, I have ever heard," Sam Brunson said. "They did a really great job." 

 Before the senior citizens were treated to the banquet (which was sponsored by the school Student Government Association and Leadership Program) the guests were able to listen to a Christmas concert performed by the middle school band.

Band Director Tony Chiarito led the band in Christmas music, which included like  "Jingle Bones,"(a rendition on the classic, "Jingle Bells") and "Once upon a December," which was featured in the 1997 Disney film "Anastasia."

The final piece of music performed by the middle school students featured portions of 20 Christmas classics in just two minutes, which included "O little town of Bethlehem" and "Away in A manger."

 After the concert, guests were escorted to the school cafeteria to enjoy a Christmas lunch, which included turkey, dressing and other side items. Desert was also provided

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