Crown Point Junior Music Academy celebrated the May 12 groundbreaking for its whole-site modernization with speeches, music, and violin performances, and a tribute to the late Stephen Luchs, the school’s violin teacher.
“I am the super duper proud principal,” said Sakeenah Smith. “I’ve made it my top priority to build relationships with our students, staff, and parents. Our students and this whole community deserve the state-of-the-art facilities that are planned here.”
The elementary school’s groundbreaking was extra special in that it also paid homage to Luchs, the teacher responsible for bringing the Suzuki Violin program to Crown Point, which eventually led the school to become Crown Point Junior Music Academy.
Members from the Luchs family were present at the groundbreaking as was retired Crown Point employee Catalina Valenzuela, who paid tribute to…