Savoy Elementary School students practice their flash mob dance routine to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in their classroom before heading to the National Portrait Gallery to perform in public as a way to teach music theory, movement and the impact of the song on the music industry and the "cultural fabric of our society," Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 8, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

Photo by: ANDREW HARNIK

Savoy Elementary School students practice their flash mob dance routine to Michael Jackson's "Thriller" in their classroom before heading to the National Portrait Gallery to perform in public as a way to teach music theory, movement and the impact of the song on the music industry and the "cultural fabric of our society," Washington, D.C., Thursday, November 8, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)