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Schenectady Residents? Good News and Bad News

Okay, Schenectady – what would you like to hear first? The good news or the bad news?  Bad news?  OK.. here we go....

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Pinewood School Kids Love P.E.! -Reading, Writing and Rhyming [AUDIO]

The kids from Pinewood Elementary School had one thing on their mind – Phys Ed class. I think I can understand why. They had just finished taking very grueling ELA tests.  Time to give them a break and have a little fun, so we wrote a song together

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Heatly Students In Green Island Say “Walk Away” – Reading, Writing and Rhyming – [AUDIO][VIDEO]

Awesome!  Fantastic! I was bummed when I had to leave!  What a fun, creative bunch of students at the Heatly School In Green Island, and they have a great message for anyone who finds themselves in a possible altercation with another.   In fact, they made a YouTube video! 

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Green Meadow School Kids Want Candy! – Readin’, Writin, and Rhymin [AUDIO]

A special hello, and a SPECIAL apology to Mr. Flanagan's fantastic class.  I won't go into it, but there was a MAJOR "fail' on my part causing this little song to not play on the day that it was scheduled.  Please accept my sincere apologies!!!   With that said, let's hear the song!

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Blue Creek Elementary’s “2 D Way” – Be Peacable! [AUDIO]

Good times, and clever kids with a message.   I guess that sums up my experience at Blue Creek Elementary School in Latham.  They had something really important to share with the world - be Peacable!!  Here's the cute song they wrote about it.

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Teachers! Limited Openings Left For Richie’s School Program!

It's true!  I'm pretty much filling the calendar for my Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour, but i wanted to get the message out now that the new year is in full swing!

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Sand Creek Middle School Creates “Leadership” Song [AUDIO][VIDEO]

I had a great time was very enthusiastic group of kids at the Sand Creek Middle School in Albany.  From the way they put the song together, they certainly are definitely leaders.  In fact, that's the subject of the tune, coincidentally. They even did a music video! 

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School 18 Welcomes You To Troy In Song – Reading, Writing and Rhyming

What an awesome class!  These guys were ready to sing about their town.  It came out so well, I'm going to use it as my Your Town Thursday song for this week as well! 

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Letters To Richie From Poestenkill Elementary – Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour

I always appreciate getting letters about the school program – especially from the kids.  I thought I would share some of these cute and touching letters. 

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Completed 5 County Anti-Bullying Song-Reading, Writing and Rhyming [AUDIO]

Ok, get ready Saratoga, Schoharie, Schenectady, Rennselaer, and Albany Counties!  You have childen in your schools who are so upset about bullying that they are willing to sing about it!  Here is their (and my) labor of love!

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Stephentown Gets A Song – Your Town Thursday [AUDIO]

Stephentown , NY is now immortalized in song -(well, that might be a stretch, but at least I wrote you something) 

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See A Demo Slideshow Of The Reading, Writing and Rhyming School Program [VIDEO]

It's that time of year again - sharpen the pencils, get out the brand new notebooks and get ready for another school year ( who am I kidding - for all I know, the kids all have iPads!)

Be that as it may, I am taking sign-ups for the Reading, Writing and Rhyming Tour for this year.  There is a quick and dirty form below and also a slideshow to demonstrate the program, in case you were wondering! 

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