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  • During the fourth period lunch at the May 1 Teacher Jam, St. Pius X High School social studies teacher Scott Carter, third from right, leads the band in a rendition of Queen’s “We Are The Champions.” The band did a medley of Queen songs that also included “Crazy Little Thing,” “Tie Your Mother Down” and “We Will Rock You.” Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Spencer Brown, a new English teacher who came to St. Pius X in January, fit right in as the latest addition to the Teacher Jam band. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • (L-r) Theology teacher Lindsey Farrell, director of campus ministry Abigail Bettencourt, advancement coordinator Mary (O'Brien) Beyer, social studies teacher Alison (Bruckert) Wright and English teacher Jan Collier provide background vocals as the band performs a cover of Swedish band Blue Swede’s “Hooked On A Feeling.” Beyer (Class of 1982) and Wright (Class of 2001) are also alum of St. Pius X High School. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • The band performs a rendition of Earth, Wind & Fire’s “September.” Photo By Michael Alexander
  • English teacher Jan Collier, center, sings the lead as the band performs a cover of British-American rock band Katrina and the Waves’ “Walking on Sunshine.” It was a moment during the May 1 Teacher Jam at St. Pius X High School, Atlanta. Photo By Michael Alexander
  • Theology teacher and drummer Dennis Ruggiero is one of the longtime members of the Teacher Jam band that has performed annually since 2001.
  • During the May 1 Teacher Jam, St. Pius X High School social studies teacher and head swimming and diving coach Scott Carter holds the boys’ 2019 swimming and diving state championship trophy as he leads the band in a rendition of Queen’s “We Are The Champions.” They did a medley of Queen songs that also included “Crazy Little Thing,” “Tie Your Mother Down” and “We Will Rock You.” Photo By Michael Alexander

During the fourth period lunch at the May 1 Teacher Jam, St. Pius X High School social studies teacher Scott Carter, third from right, leads the band in a rendition of Queen’s “We Are The Champions.” The band did a medley of Queen songs that also included “Crazy Little Thing" and “We Will Rock You.” Photo By Michael Alexander


Atlanta

St. Pius’ Teacher Jam a year-end school tradition

Teacher Jam has been a tradition closing out the school year since 2001 at St. Pius X High School. The outdoor concert, featuring teachers as the musicians, gives students a chance to relax before final exams.