May 22, 2013 - Springfield Plains Elementary students learned first hand last Wednesday it is a circus out there - literally.
Volunteer Anna Muzzy helps Gabrielle Lantero on the tightwire. Photos by Wendi Reardon
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The Cirque Amongus visited the school as the students divided into troupes of 10.
Then, they sampled 10 different circus acts such as magic, juggling and acrobatics.
Before the day finished, the students stepped into the spotlight performing their favorite acts.