Following the performances, Dryden second-grade writers gathered onstage to celebrate seeing their work come alive.
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April Dawn Gladu, Patrick Byrnes, Jessi Gangware and Tony Allen depict a time in the life of Dryden Principal Robert Jares, who changed careers from music professor to school principal.
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Maybe Dryden School Principal Robert Jares never thought his career as an educator made great theater, but his students beg to differ. Jares' story was one of several acted out at Metropolis recently, based on biographies written by second-graders of adults they knew. "I've never written a play before," said Megan Snow, a student at Ivy Hill School, "but it was cool to see our ideas acted out."