and read the story in The Cornell Sun
The latest edition of The Sagamore, the Brookline High School newspaper has an article about Jared taking dance classes at the school, and so I went to the website and found some other references to him.
Here are the ones I found:
Junior Jared Shanks is the only male student in his intermediate modern/jazz dance class. Shanks said he thinks there is a stigma attached to dance, which is why so few boys take it. Read more...http://thesagonline.com/2014/02/gender-imbalances-minimally-affect-courses/
Senior Jared Shanks, who also took Intermediate Dance last year, said that really valued her way of teaching.
“It was the first dance class I took [in the high school],” Shanks said. “But in the ones I started taking afterwards, I haven’t quite found the same ‘personalized yet able to teach everyone in the class at the same time’ that she was able to produce in her class.” Read more:http://thesagonline.com/2014/11/hernandez/
And an article he wrote himself:
I was a stripper this Halloween. I wore a bright green, sparkly vest. It was tight and short and showed a little stomach. It accentuated my chest, revealing enough to entice customers. I wore tight black leggings: like dress pants, but better on the butt.
Read more: http://thesagonline.com/2014/12/restrictive-dress-code-enforces-gender-inequality/
More about dance:
long thin legs, flouncy pink tutu and a perfectly slicked back bun. For males, this commonly accepted stereotype of a ballet dancer could not be further from the truth. read more… Sagamore Boys in Ballet Defy Stereotype
Check out Eli in the greenhouse at the Cornell student farm.