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SCC fourth graders to perform Lion King Jr.

St. Croix Central fourth grade student Donovan Schoonover holds still while fellow student Lauren Wood practices with makeup for the upcoming performance of Lion King Jr. Submitted photo1 / 2
Fourth grade student Lyla Carlson models her makeup for the character of Pumba in the SCC Elementary fourth grade performance of Lion King Jr. Submitted photo2 / 2

The entire fourth grade class at St. Croix Central Elementary School has been practicing for their upcoming performance of “Lion King Jr.” Music teacher, Melanie Neumann and her two assistant directors Margaret Behling (fourth grade teacher) and Jenny Cicha (first grade teacher) have been helping the students with everything from acting, costume design, make-up design and application, stage work, set design and more.

In all, more than 100 fourth grade students are involved in this production. They will be performing for the elementary school in the St. Croix Central Community Auditorium on Wednesday, March 13, and then for parents, family and the community on Thursday, March 14, and Friday, March 15, at 6 p.m.

Jordan Willi
Jordan Willi is a reporter for the New Richmond News. Previously, he worked as a sports reporter at the Worthington Daily Globe in Worthington, Minnesota. He also interned at the Hudson Star Observer for two summers and contributed to the Bison Illustrated sports magazine at North Dakota State University.
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