Flat Rock Playhouse and HCPS Bring Phonics to Life With New Musical

Flat Rock Playhouse and HCPS Bring Phonics to Life With New Musical

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Flat Rock Playhouse and HCPS Bring Phonics to Life With New Musical

Letterland Alive!

The Henderson County Education Foundation (HCEF) has secured funding for and collaborated with North Carolina’s state theatre, Flat Rock Playhouse, and HCPS’ Elementary Education & Title 1 Department to bring HCPS’ phonics program to life for the district’s 1,900 kindergartners and first-graders.

“With $19,000 in grant funds from Community Foundation of Henderson County and $3,800 from the St. James Charities Foundation, Flat Rock Playhouse (FRP) has created and cast an original musical featuring alphabet characters from the Letterland© phonics program,” said Summer Stipe, HCEF Executive Director. “They’ll be taking the show on the road to all 13 HCPS elementary schools this month, thanks to a van sponsored by Boyd Chevrolet Cadillac Buick, Inc…..

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