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Middle School News

February 25, 2014


Charlotte Reed Participates in Circus Harmony

Seventh grade MRH Middle School student Charlotte Reed, has taken her extra-curricular activities to soaring heights. She is an active member of Circus Harmony and has been with the circus for three and a half years now. Circus Harmony was started in 2001 and receives support from many local St. Louis organizations.

Circus Harmony is a non-profit social circus organization that uses circus arts to motivate social change. By inspiring individuals and connecting communities with circus education and entertainment programs, The organization has a positive impact on the St. Louis area and beyond. Circus Harmony teaches the art of life through circus education. They work to build character and expand community for youth of all ages, cultures, abilities and backgrounds. Through teaching and performance of circus arts, this organization helps people defy gravity, soar with confidence, and leap over social barriers, simultaneously.

“My favorite circus activity is the contortion, I also participate in the long rope as well. I initially got interested in circus acts at an early age when I visited Circa Flora, ever since then I have been hooked,” says Reed. “My favorite thing about circus is performing and meeting all of the amazing people.”

Some of the children do advance forward and successfully make careers out of performing in various circuses. Overall, Circus Harmony gives young people opportunities to explore and to make potential dreams come true.

For more information, contact MRH School District at (314) 644-4400.