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Math made fun for Newport elementary students.

NEWPORT, R.I. — A class of second-grade students at Pell Elementary School organized themselves to form a human clock on Wednesday afternoon.

The children linked arms, skipped and jumped as some acted as the clock’s hands while others stood by the clock’s numbers, demarcated by bright red markers laid on the ground by Brooke DiFrancesco.

DiFrancesco, director of education with the Island Moving Co., is a dancer involved in the Math Into Movement curriculum. The dance company’s in-school educational program uses dance to teach math; it started in 2015.

DiFrancesco just recently took on the title of director of education after the retirement of Christine Sandorfi, but she’s been a company dancer for years and involved in the Math Into Movement program since its inception.

Click here to read more from the Newport Daily New’s article.   

And the Paris Raffle Winner Is…

Congratulations to this year’s Paris Raffle Winner,
Nicole A. Halbreiner!

Second Prize for 2 tickets to IMC’s Summer Gala were won by
Newport’s Michael Paddon.

Many thanks to everyone who entered and more importantly, to those who helped promote the raffle.  It is through your support that Island Moving Company and the Newport Academy of Ballet can continue to bring art and dance to this community, enriching lives and positively impacting an individual’s sense of self.

MERCI!

 

PARIS RAFFLE DRAWING PARTY this Sunday, April 8, at Stoneacre Brasserie!

IMC’s Annual Paris Raffle

ONLY $10 per ticket

GRAND PRIZE:
Six days and five nights in Paris for two: includes round-trip airfare from a major international airport and accommodations at a boutique hotel. Travel subject to availability.  Trip must be taken November 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.

Second Prize
Two tickets to IMC’s Summer Gala on July 6, 2018.

CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS FOR OUR PARIS RAFFLE

Imagine yourself strolling the streets of Paris, enjoying wonderful food and wine and seeing amazing sights, maybe even The Paris Opera Ballet. It could happen!

Drawing*:
Sunday, April 8th, 2018 at 5:30pm – 7pm
Stoneacre Brasserie


28 Washington Square Newport, RI 02840

WE NEED YOUR HELP!

As an Island Moving Company Supporter we need your help! We must sell 3,000 tickets before the drawing on April 8th. As an added incentive, the seller of the winning ticket will win $500 (As long as you have sold at least 20 tickets.) Tickets are $10.00 each and a maximum of 3,000 will be sold. If you sell a packet of 20 you have a 1 in 150 chance of winning $500!

Help support Island Moving Company by saying YES!(OUI!)

PLEASE CALL US AT (401) 847-4470 TO PURCHASE TICKETS FOR OUR PARIS RAFFLE OR STOP BY OUR STUDIOS AT 3 CHARLES STREET.

 

*Attendance is NOT necessary to win!