A local school district is celebrating the importance of arts and music in the classroom.
As part of the annual Arts in Education week, Asbury elementary teachers in Millcreek are showcasing their students talents.
Music teacher Chris Von Volkenburg and art teacher Kelley Lydick say the arts are essential for students to thrive.
They say the arts prepare students for success in school, work and life.
Volkenburg and Lydick say teachers in the district also try to do corresponding lesson plans that include the arts.
International Arts Education Week Public Lecture
International Arts Education Week Public Lecture.
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