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James Wand Interview

The James Wand Interview James Munton (a.k.a. James Wand) has performed his acclaimed Secret Agent Magic Show at schools and libraries throughout the United States. Born in London, England, James apprenticed with a local magician and after graduating from college in the U.K., began performing professionally.¬†Since moving to the United States in 1997, James has …

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Survey of Elementary Schools

The results are in! Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey. Here are the results: How often do you have a school assembly? Average = 4 times per year Every school provided at least one school assembly per year. How many paid assembly programs did you have last year? Average …

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Matthew Tardy Interview

The Matthew Tardy Interview Matthew Tardy started his performing career, alongside his brother, in 1994 as young teenagers. They grew up in a small town in Maine where they presented sketch comedy at a local community talent show. They were seen by local physical comedian Michael Miclon, who noticed their natural rapport with the audience …

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Polly Holyoke Interview

The Polly Holyoke Interview Polly Holyoke is a former middle school teacher and lives in Plano, TX with three rescue dogs, two spoiled cats and a nice husband who tolerates piles of books all over their house. Her debut middlegrade novel, The Neptune Project, was published by Disney/Hyperion and was selected to the 2014-15 Texas …

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Dan Parr Interview

The Dan Parr Interview Dan Parr (usually known as Dano or DJ Dano) is a singer, songwriter and DJ from Dallas who writes and performs music for both adults and kids. Dano is an eclectic songwriter with a soulful voice. He blends electronic music with folk/pop and incorporates elements of jazz, soul, rock and dance …

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