Henry Leavenworth Elementary fourth and fifth graders in the school's STEAM Club competed at a recent assembly with their wind racers. The challenge during STEAM Club meetings was to develop a wind racer that would travel at least 9 meters with the power of a box fan. Hunter Phillips and Jaylee Gross tied for first place at the final race, both reaching a maximum distance of 16.5 meters.
Classes at Henry Leavenworth Elementary had a friendly holiday competition in the form of a door decorating contest. Each class was tasked with decorating their classroom door with a holiday theme. The winning class, Courtney Hardeman's fifth graders, won the competition with their outstanding "Grinch" themed door. They will receive hot cocoa and donuts as their prize.
First and fourth grade book buddies at Anthony Elementary teamed up for their monthly meeting on late start days this week. This time the pairs of students spent time creating holiday cards for patients in local nursing homes. Students colored the cards and wrote personalized messages for the patients.
First graders in Michelle Foster's class at Henry Leavenworth wrapped up their week before Thanksgiving Break by participating in a fun Thanksgiving-themed photo booth. Mrs. Foster provided Thanksgiving props including pilgrim hats, Native American headbands, pumpkin pie and turkey legs for the students to use in the photo booth.