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DIFFERENCE MAKER: CES teacher’s tempo is ‘upbeat’

March 10, 2014

Sixteen Churubusco Elementary School fourth and fifth grade students recently participated in Circle The State In Song. Choir members who participated include, front row, from left, Megan Young, Max Anderson, Dawson Meeks, Aiden Lee, and Katelynn Schuman; Middle row: Kyle Brandt, Lilly Hile, Jaylynn Baughman, Amanda Erwin, Samantha VanEvery, and Kaylee Owens; Back row: CES Choir Director Sue Lough, Aaron Jacquay, Evan Pisarsky, Heather Wade, Gabe Richards and Jalynn Skinner.

CHURUBUSCO — Music is more than a creative outlet for teacher Sue Lough.
Through more than three decades of teaching music to Churubusco Elementary School’s children, the class offers a variety of learning options.

“Sue has turned a music class into a time of learning that lasts long after the bell has rung,” said CES Principal Scott Fudge. “Our students have the chance to learn skills that might unlock a hidden talent or passion inside them.”

In class, students are exposed to learning techniques that include hand motions, movement and rhythm.

Counting beats to keep time and learning how to listen to other voices in the class are skills Lough has “successfully” taught children during her years at CES.

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