The Wyoming Valley Montessori School lower elementary class helped kick off Montessori Week by presenting a performance of ‘Peggy the Pint Sized Pirate,’ written by D. M. Larson, for parents and the student body. Students designed their costumes and helped with the creation of the set. Other activities for the week included a visit by animals from the Binghamton Zoo and Tux from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and a celebration of Chinese New Year. Performers, from left, first row: Haley Jacob, Bear Creek; Nino Capozucca, Nanticoke; Reece Fisher, Plains Township; Brendan Fives-Coburn, Hanover Township; Morgan Lentz, Kingston; Elizabeth Mantush, Hanover Township; Chloe Orfanella, Kingston; Emma Horsley, Mountain Top; Kyla Kon, Larksville; Levi Nordstrom, Drums; Daniel Jones, Dallas; and Eliana Parra, Wyoming. Second row: Alex Worrall, Nanticoke; Max Cigarski, Shavertown; Augustin Canizares, Hazleton; Gabby Cigarski, Shavertown; Jason Piavis, Wapwallopen; Josie Carpenter, Bear Creek; Vincent Colatosti, Shavertown; Jayce Decker, Hunlock Creek; Cora Jones, Dallas; Danielle Harris, Mountain Top; Nathan Hoang, Dallas; Nick Werner, Wilkes-Barre; Meredith Walting, West Nanticoke; Rich Kostoff, Moosic and Noah Marsico, Kingston.
~Published by The Times Leader 4/6/15