Sixty years ago, Walt Disney Elementary School in Anaheim opened and was dedicated to Walt Disney. Last week, the Disneyland Resort celebrated the school’s milestone anniversary at a celebratory assembly. Mickey Mouse made a special appearance to lead in singing “Happy Birthday” with students and teachers dressed as their favorite Disney characters.
On behalf of the 29,000 cast members of the Disneyland Resort, Disney Ambassadors Alexa Garcia and Mikey Trujillo presented the school with the official Disneyland Rose, which was specially selected for Disneyland park by the Resort Horticulture team in 2002. The rose bush, which will bloom with apricot-orange and pink colored petals, will be planted at the teaching garden that was built at the school by Disney VoluntEARS in 2015.