The Christmas show showcased JFS's wonderfully talented cast of students. They varied from Dian's impassioned version of Adelweiss to the rock and roll version of "Santa Claus is Coming to Town."
Rather than recount that here, you can read the program written below.
Jeonbuk Foreign Schoolís
2008 Christmas Production
Wednesday, December 18th, 1400
Welcome and Introductionby Jim Chu and Michelle Park, Master and Mistress of Ceremonies
"Here We Come A-Carollingby the chorus
"Jingle Bells" and "We Wish You and Merry Christmas"
"The Christmas Emergency"Performed by the Upper Grades
"Deck the Halls" and "Jolly Old Saint Nick,"by Grades 3 & 4
A Choral Reading: "A Bakerís Dozen"by grades 5-7
Frostie the Snowman:Sung and Performed by the Lower Grades Reindeer"
"Twas the Night Before Christmas"by grades 3-4
"Santa Claus is Coming to Town" and "The Twelve Days of Christmas"Sung by the Upper Classes
ĎUp On the Housetop," JFS Chorus
Group Songs and Roasting Mellows:everyone joined by the staff
ConclusionJim Chu and Michelle Park
Thank you for your support! Please feel free to join us outside for a bonfire and marshmallow roast.
"Good evening parents, students, teachers and friends. Thank you for attending Jeonbuk Foreign Schoolís annual Christmas production. Tonight you will see many presentations that we have been working on."
Whole Group: Michelle: "Yes, letís get this off with the Xmas spirit." James: "Yes, letís go caroling...." Michelle: "Thatís A-caroling."
Gr. 2+3: Michelle: That really says "Merry Christmas." James: Not as much as Mrs. Chuís class will: Kindergarten (Michelle): And thatís exactly what weíll be seeing."
Gr. 5+7: Michelle: "That certainly rang a bell." James: "You could say the bell was rung. Past perfect." Michelle: "That sounds like Dr. Dan." James: "Which brings me to our next act."
Gr. 3 & 4 (Jim) Michelle: "Wait, I donít get it." James: "You had to be there in these halls." Michelle: "Which brings me to our next act.
Grade 7-8 Chrismas Choral Reading James: "Wasnít that special." Michelle: "It sure was." James: "You know what you get when you take the music out of a song." Michelle: "A lyric." James: "No, a choral reading, and thatís what weíre going to see next.
Lower Grades Michelle: "That was a big lesson for a small batch of cookies." James: "If the story was about bread, I would think the lower grades had been loafing." Michelle (groans): Oooh. James: Stay cool. Really cool for our next number.
Grades 3-4 Michelle: "That was cool alright." James: "You know when itís really cold." Michelle: "Whenís that." James: "The Night before Christmas..."
Grades 5-7 Michelle: Now for something wonderful. James: You mean Dr. Danís wonderful class. Michelle: What else could I possibly mean. James: Letís just go do the singing.
Final Song Michelle: Well that brings us almost to the endÖexcept for the marshmellons. James: I thought we were going to roast chestnuts over an open fire. Michelle: You roast what you want, and Iíll roast what I want, but letís all join and hands and sing with the JFS students. Theyíre going to sing some Christmas favorites, but while theyíre featured, youíre all invited to join in.
Jim and Michelle read in "The Baker's Dozen."
Kevin and Emily sing away.
Waiting their turn on stage.