Leighton Home and School sponsored the event for the 15th consecutive year.
The teaching artists for the week-long circus activities were Larry Rundle and Ryan Defoe, who provided an exciting week for Leighton students, including a performance to kick off the week.
Pre-K to sixth-grade students each participated in workshops with the teaching artists throughout the week. The sixth-grade class had the opportunity to work with them everyday, culminating with a choreographed performance by the sixth-grade students.
According to event organizers, the goal of the annual circus is to build self-esteem, while motivating students to try their best and persevere. There was truly something for everyone, and students learned a variety of new circus skills, but more importantly, they walked away with smiles on their face, and a strong sense of accomplishment.