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George Lucas Foundation Films at Bates Middle School

Film crews are on site from May 15-18.

is being recognized by The George Lucas Educational Foundation as a school that works.

According to the school's PTA blog, crews are on site from May 15-18 to film "arts integration at work."

"What an honor to be chosen, but of course, we knew already that our kids were getting SMART through ART!!" wrote PTA member Lisa Pline in the blog post.

Through the website Edutopia.org, the foundation posts videos and information about best practices at exceptional schools.

Heather Macintosh May 17, 2012 at 06:22 PM
Congratulations teachers & staff at Bates! I heard that the camera crew filmed Ms Burke's 6th grade science class creating a dance to illustrate the difference between planetary "rotation" and "revolution". Cool school.
Joe Van Deuren May 18, 2012 at 11:38 AM
Congratulations to the students, teachers and parents! When all of the community is involved in a school this is the results. It is a combined effort and so congratulations to all.

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