Second-graders record song that gets indie radio play

2013-10-29T15:00:00Z Second-graders record song that gets indie radio playPhil Villarreal Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Second-grade students at Amphitheater Unified School District's Walker Elementary School created a song about kindness that has made local airwaves.

Under the guidance of teacher Christopher Kostin, the students wrote, performed and recorded the song, which local indie radio station KXCI 91.3-FM.

Titled "Give Them Kindness," the song addresses such themes as friendship, dignity and perseverance. All 30 students in the class sang at least one line in the performance.

To listen to the song, visit online.

Contact reporter Phil Villarreal at or 573-4130.

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