December 21, 2012

Engaged Community     

The Taping of Mrs. Smith   

Bryant ES food drive

By about the 40-minute mark, it was quite clear that the students of Bryant Elementary were having a pretty good time seeing their principal plastered to a wall. That 275 of them were the ones who helped put her there - using about 500 pieces of tape - made it all the sweeter. | Students who donated five food items received a piece of tape to tape Principal Randi Smith to the gym wall.

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Inspired Learners           

An Artistic Honor      

Butler ES artist

Butler Elementary art teacher Lana Ogden knew fifth grader Subarna M. had a knack for art, but it wasn't until artwork Subarna drew during a visit to India that the teacher wanted to know what master artist taught her that. Butler Elementary fifth grader Subarna M. had her artwork featured on the cover of the national Arts & Activities magazine.

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Inspired Learners      

Undefeated Boles, Again        

Boles JH football

When the Boles Junior High eighth graders hoisted the Junior High City Championship trophy, they did so with quite a distinction. They hadn't lost a game all year. In two years, in fact, if you count when the core of this team were seventh graders.  | The Boles eighth-grade team won the Junior High City Championship after going undefeated.

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Engaged Community         

Best Present Ever        

Car donation

Hannah B. isn't much of a secret-keeper. "Just not good at it," she confesses. So imagine what it was like to know that her mother, Tracy Jackson, was about to receive what she'd call the best Christmas present ever. Hannah knew. For days. | Tracy Jackson and her daughter, Hannah B., celebrate in their new car.

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