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December 8, 1988     The Glenville Democrat
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School has been very October 11, the school "pictures taken. The stu- had very bright and y smiles. School had many people Honor Roll. There were on iL All of the stu- very hard to make the The teachers deco- halls to recognize the r Roll students. They also much of the students hall. was early dismissal on 18 because of vacation from 21-25. In December School has another early on December 23 at School also will have activities. 6th grade class have been about current events and how to report news. responsible for report- ;'s news and the KINDERGARTEN Mrs. Chapman Somerville, Mrs. and the kindergarten ate full of ideas for Christ- They are going to ex- and decorate their Somerville missed a day November and Mr. Bar- down and played | with the class. The class writing the small letter class has been working writing, name writing their shoes. were a lot of students teeth. They were Jen- Jennifer Lockhart, Jenkins, Julie Mason, ", Steven Cottrill, yers, Cassie Osbom and Amber Clark still have any. Kids are Funny! morning the kindergarten the first to the bath- Before long one of the out and asked the to come in. Oh no, is wrong. The little a very disgusting look Folnted to' a corn- the seat up. "There's boy in the girls bath- It took a good bit of to convince her that the to put the seat he had cleaned, and would ever go in FIRST GRADE Mrs. Shackleford first grade at Troy Ele- has had a very busy can read now! Their studied spiders! They learned how to and different types Then they went on an hunt. October 28 they had a Halloween party. Win- the mask contest were: Selena Butcher, Kirkpatrick, Jessica Br- Finley, and B.J. Mrs. Lea Lowther Bonnett helped with November they have Thanksgiving. They studied Thanksgiving. They drew the Mayflower, made tur- keys from paper plates, and de- signed Indian headbands. Eighteen parents visited dur- ing parent-teacher conferences. SECOND GRADE Mrs. Hardman The second grade class was proud of the many students who made the Honor Roll and that our principal was custodian for a day! The class have been learning about how to identify leaves and trees, and have grown plants from seeds. They also are add- ing up to four numerals; study- ing maps, Indians, pilgrims and dinosaurs. The class enjoyed going to the homecoming parade, the magic show, the Halloween party in their room, and their spelling bees. THIRD GRADE Mrs. Jenkins The third grade have been working very hard this year. They are completing a unit on animals. As a culminating activ- it),, each child will be selecting an animal and designing a habi- tat for the animal. For American Education Week, they designed book cov- ers or a character from one of their favorite books. They also participated in the Great Read- out. FOURTH GRADE Mrs. Butcher One exciting thing that the fourth grade did were book re- ports. They also wrote fall poems and displayed them in the hall for everyone to enjoy. An- other project so far this year was their science experiments about plants. The fourth grade had an un- expected visitor, chicken pox. Konda Clark and Pat Martin are feeling better now. The class also celebrated Na- tional Education Week in the following ways: wrote stories about our education and future plans; made bookmarkcrs.of our own;'pa cipatekt in the school's "'Read-Out"; and helped make placemats for the lower grades for Thanksgiving dinner at school on Thursday. . FIFTH GRADE Mrs. Archer In September, the fifth grade studied North American Indians in Social Studies. They used ref- erence books and learned about the types of houses, huts, and teepees they lived in. The class learned about how they dressed, what kinds of articles they made, how they hunted, what they ate, and other things. They drew pictures for art class of the six major groups of Indians. The class studied: the Pacific North- west Indians, Intermountain In- dians, Southwest Indians, Plains Indians, and the Eastern Wood- land Indians. In late September and early October they spent a week de- signing an imaginary trip along "The Oregon Trail". They stud- ied states and territories along the trail; early methods of trans- portation; what they ate; what dangers they faced, etc. . They listened to reading from Women of the West, a true diary of women who traveled west to help us get a realistic picture of what the trip must have been like. The class coordinated lessons in reading, English, social stud- ies, and art to go along with this unit of studying. They have also worked on re- ports this past nine weeks on musical composers, early ex- plorers, favorite states, as well as book reports. For most of November they have been studying current events by using the "Weekly Readers". The class has been particularly interested in the election. They have discussed many of the issues involved in this year's election and have studied candi- dates" views on various issues. Two or three days before the election ballot election and the results came very close to being the actual results of the real election. SIXTH GRADE The sixth grade year started off with a blast! Dr. Cottrill, an instructor from Glenville State College, came to talk to us on space. He answered many of our questions. We enjoyed having him very much. We also wrote him a letter on the computer thanking him for coming. On October 28, 1988 Kelly Arnold, a man from The Glen- ville Democrat, came to talk to us about the way a newspaper is put together. We enjoyed it very much. Also, that day at 1:30 p.m., the fourth, fifth, and sixth grades had a Halloween dance. It was very enjoyable. The sixth grade made bulletin boards on school subjects for an art project. Lots of effort went into these and they looked terri- fic. The sixth grade also made projects on stories from their reading book. The stories used were "The Great Storm", "Henry Reed's Baby - Sitting ~l, t.t T " ~II and "Hamish and the Red- coats". Every project turned out great. Papers were also written on these subjects. During National Education Week, the sixth grade was very busy. On Monday, November 14, the class wrote a paragraph on what education means to them, and began making book- marks with a saying on it about education. On Tuesday, October 15, the class made an Education Poster, and participated in Read-Out from ll:00to 11:30. On Wednesday, November 16, grades 4-6 made placemats for the lower grades for Thanks- giving Dinner. The class also made gifts for the teachers and gave them to show their appre- ciation. Then, on Thursday November 17, they decorated the lunch- room for the lower grades.The class also wrote in their journals about what education means to them. On Friday, the teachers had a surprise for the 4th - 6th grade, because of their hard work throughout the year so far. The hummingbird's heart beats 615 times a minute. SELL? TRY THE 'LASSIFIED'S Lion's Club Available at: Pioneer Grocery C-Mart Westem Auto Appcon Lumber Roberts Service Cir. Kline Somerville's Hardman Lawnmower Service All proceeds will go Christmas treats for students in the county schools. to I u Monday, December 12: Sal- isbury steak w/gravy, whipped potatoes, buttered peas, whole wheat bread w/butter, ginger- bread w/whipped topping and milk. Tuesday, December 13: Egg salad sandwich on whole wheat bread, potato soup, leaf lettuce, lime gelatin w/pears and milk. Wednesday, December 14: Creamed turkey on biscuit, har- vard beets, green beans, choco- late brownie and milk. Thursday, December 15: Baked chicken, parsley boiled potatoes, buttered succotash, whole wheat bread w/butter, strawberry mousse and milk. Friday, December 16: Spa- ghetti w/meatsauce and meat- balls, tossed salad w/dressing, Italian bread w/butter, purple plums and milk. DECEMBER VAN SCHEDULE Monday, December 12 - Long Shoal, Rt. 5, Sand Fork, Cedarvile and Glenville Gar- dens. Tuesday, December 13 Normantown, Right and Left Fork of Steer Run, Letter Gap and Stumptown. Wednesday, December 14 - Tanner, Cox's Mills, Troy, Linn, Rt. 5 and Glenville Gardens. Thursday, December 15 - Rosedale, Perkins, Norman- town, Stumptown, Sand Fork, Rt. 5, Ellis and Rt. 5. Friday, December 16 Conings, Troy, Linn, Baldwin, Camden Flats, River Street and Glenville Gardens. The Glenviile Democrat-Pathfinder- 9 Glenville HOURS: 8.30" -5.30" Mon.-Fri. 8:30-2:00 Sat. 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