It was Elvis Presley‘s birthday on Jan. 8, and the third graders at Hilda Lahti Elementary School read a short biography about him, took a quiz, watched a video and had a few local rock stars visit them in class to sing some good old Elvis tunes,” substitute teacher Debbie Twombly wrote.

“Larry Moore and Dan Sutherland of the Brownsmead Flats put together a selection of hits from The King, and entertained both third grade classes with some fun rock and roll. They sang along and got up and danced, working up a good appetite before lunch.”

“It was a fun morning, and a great way to introduce kids to a bit of musical history,” she added. “Thanks, Larry and Dan, for being so generous with your talents!”

Elleda Wilson is an editorial assistant for The Daily Astorian and author of the award-winning In One Ear community column. Contact her at 971-704-1718 or ewilson@dailyastorian.com.

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