High School Students Perform Scenes From the War of 1812

By Lisa Broadtlbroadt@cecilwhig.com

Bainbridge elementary fourth and fifth graders watched from the gym floor Monday as the White House burned, Andrew Jackson marched into battle and Francis Scott Key composed The Star-Spangled Banner – all in the span of a single class period.

The historical scenes – each pertaining to a major event in the War of 1812 – were written, directed and performed by students in Cecil County Public Schools’ Honors Drama II group.  Led by Rising Sun High drama teacher Tess Pohlhaus, the student group is comprised of 17 juniors and seniors from county high schools.

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