Students feel the rhythm

October 1, 2010 at 6:18 am in The Farmington Independent

Now, repeat after me,” said Francis Kofi from the center of the music room at Meadowview Elementary School. “Ki. Ki. Lam-bey-bey-bey.”
Obediently, the room full of fifth grade students began to chant, “Ki. Ki. Lam-bey-bey-bey.” They kept on with the chant for a few minutes. Once in a while one would shoot a sideways glance at the classmate sitting along side him or her. The chanting sounded a little funny, but they were establishing a rhythm. It was something the kids could hear. Something they could follow. Continue Reading