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Do art, music, writing at CACE Youth Expo
The annual Youth Expo is a time for youth to experience traditional and modern arts, crafts, writing, and music, all at no cost. Adults from various cultural arts organizations in Cumberland County will allow students to weave on looms, play dulcimers, paint, fold paper and do creative writing.
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Rodriguez takes SCORE essay prize
Cheryl Rodriguez, a sixth-grader at Frank P. Brown Elementary, has been awarded a $250 college scholarship for her essay on the topic “What High Standards Mean to Me.”
Pleasant Hill celebrates reading
Pleasant Hill Elementary celebrated literacy on Saturday, March 8. Read Across America Week is celebrated every year around March 2 in honor of the birthday of Dr. Seuss.
Theatrix spring show set April 3
The CCHS Jet Theatrix Drama Club and the CCHS Theatre Arts II class are proud to present their 2014 spring production of the comic play in one act, "Aesop’s (Oh So Slightly) Updated Fables."
Brown Elementary School celebrated Read Across America in early March. Read Across America is an annual event sponsored by the National Education Association that celebrates reading and the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss. Some classes dressed up in “Cat in the Hat” style, striped socks and Grinch-colored clothing. Other classes played rhyming games and devoted extra time to reading. The Cat in the Hat (Tekeia Miller) read Dr. Seuss books with children in Pre-K through third grades and visited with students during lunch.
Phillips competes in Southern Appalachia Regional Spelling Bee
Kylie Phillips, fourth-grader and school representative for Christian Academy of the Cumberlands, competed at the Southern Appalachia Regional Spelling Bee in Knoxville March 8. Over 230 students were there and Kylie was one of only 52 who scored high enough on the written test to make it through to the oral spelling rounds. Kylie is the daughter of Kyle and Jessica Phillips.
Youth Expo pre-exhibit now open
In preparation for the annual CACE Youth Expo, scheduled for the second Saturday in April, April 12, at the Community Complex, several parts of the project have been completed.
HES students get a taste of Scottish culture
Homestead Elementary School (HES) students were given the opportunity to experience their first Burns Night Supper celebration with the help of the Celtic Circle on Jan. 7 in honor of their Scottish pen pals.
STEMmobile coming Brown Elementary March 17-21
Getting children excited about science, technology, engineering and math, STEM subjects, can be a challenge for any teacher. Yet some of the teachers at Frank P. Brown Elementary will have a new tool to ignite their students' interest: the STEMmobile. There will be an open house on Thursday, March 20, from 3 to 6 p.m. for the public to view the STEMmobile.
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