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On The Mark: Song and comedy brighten winter days in Cromwell

For two weeks in a row, classmates, parents, grandparents, siblings, and community members were treated to marvelous song — alone and with others — and a sparkling One Act Play at the Cromwell-Wright School.

On Feb. 2, a variety show, dubbed “February,” filled the auditorium with songs. Music teacher MaryRose Varo, in a change of approach, allowed the students to choose the songs they most wanted to sing. Amusingly, they mostly concerned the joys and travails of young love.

The trio of Kieriahna Goodin, Haylee McCuskey and Kaylee Smith sang in beautiful harmony on “I Can’t Help Falling in Love...