National Circus Project brings the big top to schools

Fourth-graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School have brought the big top to their gym, thanks to the National Circus Project. The National Circus Project has

Fourth-graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School have learned some circus moves thanks to The National Circus Project.

Fourth-graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School have learned some circus moves thanks to The National Circus Project. (5/17/13)

SMITHTOWN - Fourth-graders at Mt. Pleasant Elementary School have brought the big top to their gym, thanks to the National Circus Project.

The National Circus Project has been teaching more than 90 fourth-graders circus stunts to help with their coordination, visual tracking and self esteem.

The program has been operating for five years.

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