The Van-Far Elementary School 5th and 6th grade students presented “North Pole Exposure” on Monday, December 16 in the gymnasium. The 6th grade band opened with “Jingle Bells” and the 6th grade choir performed a “Jolly Jingle Christmas” medley. The “North Pole Exposure” play consisted of eight scenes. Scene one- Welcome to the North Pole; Scene two- The Four-Hooved Flying Red-Nosed Reindeer, Volunteer Delivery Corps; Scene Three- I’m Tired; Scene four- We are the Toys; Scene five- I Wanna go to Hawaii; Scene six- One Day a Year; Scene seven- I Believe in Santa Claus; and Scene eight- Welcome to the North Pole (Reprise).
Speakers at the North Pole were Panna Connaway, Emma Barnes, Cassandra Hazel, Madison Swank, and Cayden Caldwell.
The Reindeer were Morgan Slatten, Rudolph; Brogan Wheeler, Dasher; Paiton Burnett, Dancer; Aubri Willis, Prancer; Annalyn Culwell, Vixen; Brandon Harvey, Comet; Bradley Harvey, Cupid; Jeremy Northcutt, Donner, and Tony Garland, Blitzen.
Snow people were Cheryl Stubblefield, Alexis Dyke, Colin Wilburn, Aubrey Bunge, Alyssa Hays, Ben Cassaday, Colby Walton, Katie Elzea, Kady Decker, Mackena Hays, Deonta Fleming, Brendan Wheeler, Elija Jackson, Preston Burnett, Kiah Cockrell, Olivia Bybee, Sharon Baur, Emily Willis, and Alivia Graddy.
The Elves were Latrell Wright, Clayton Nutt, Lane Presson, Ashley Garnett, Clay Heaton, Isaac Smith, Matthew Dunn, Tyler Shambach, and Payton Pargeon.
The Toys were Jacob Rourk, Jack; Michaela Franke, Raggedy Ann; Austin Chastain, Raggedy Andy; Dayton Sanders, Sergeant; Parker Hull, Soldier; Justin Stowers, Soldier; Trenton Lower, Teddy Bear; Haylee Lumbert, Barbie Doll; Alyse Jensen, Barbie Doll; Alivia Graddy, Barbie Doll, and Makayla McAfee, Barbie Doll.
Dancers were Mackena Hays, Emily Willis, Alivia Graddy, Makayla McAfee, Olivia Bybee, Madalyn Cole, Mallory Williams, Kiah Cockrell, Katie Elzea, Colby Walton, Sharon Baur, Kady Decker, and Alyse Jensen. The Police Officer was played by Seth Lile and the soloist was Harley Young.