Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 28, 2008

Agape Montessori

Lois Christian’s second- and third-grade students presented the books “Squanto” and “Helen Keller.” Demonstrations were presented, and refreshments were served by first-graders.

Crawford Street

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Open house was held Aug. 7 for parents and students. New staff members are Laura Dow Madison, assistant director; Barbara Hill, 4-year-old preschool instructor; Joy Walters, preschool instructor; and Jackie Doiron, exercise instructor. Doiron’s moving-and-grooving class conducted an exercise featuring movement to music with balloons.

Sandra Barnes’ 2-year-olds decorated school buses and balloons after a study of yellow.

Diane Beauman’s 2-year-olds created sparkle fish as part of a craft activity.

Beth Haskins’ 3-year-olds sponge-painted craft smocks, decorated self-portraits and examined apples as part of a study of the letter A.

Barbara Hill’s 4-year-olds drew pictures of items found in grass. Parent volunteer Ruth Wilkerson shared ice cream with students after a study of the letter I.

Kiddie City

Pre-kindergartners conducted a family tree project.

Two-year-olds are using fruits as part of a study of the color red.

Instructors completed booklets as part of an “All About Me” theme.

Learning Garden

Winners of the 4-year-olds’ Olympic school games were as follows: spoon/egg race — Joey Greer, Brayden Lindsey, Ashlyn Rutland and April Skipworth; sign language colors — Chance Israel and Hunter Williams; Spanish colors — Luke Hopkins and Logan Pettway; Bible verse recitation — all-student tie; throwing event— Josh Williams, Logan Pettway, Shawn McAdam, Luke Hopkins and Ashlyn Rutland; running race — Luke Hopkins; highest jump — Luke Hopkins and Josh Williams; farthest jump — Hunter Williams and Luke Hopkins; vowel race — Chance Israel, Logan Pettway, Luke Hopkins and Hunter Williams; shape jump — all-student tie; swim race — team of April Skipworth, Mia Garrard, Josh Williams, Brooklyn Hart, Chance Israel, Reece Herring and Marion Hoover; noodle race — Joey Greer, Brayden Lindsey, Ashlyn Rutland, Chance Israel and April Skipworth; following directions — Brooklyn Hart; team cheering — Shannon Harpole; special visitors — Mia Garrard. An awards ceremony followed the events. Red, white and blue items were prepared for lunch by Karen Screws and Sheila Williams.

Jake Brister was named classroom helper.

Sheila Williams shared a story of outer space with Kathy Shettles’ 3-year-old students after they pretended to be astronauts during a study of space.

Grace Windham was named Star Student in Dianne McBroom’s 2-year-old students. Parent volunteer Allison Windham donated cupcakes to the class.

Lacey Israel’s 1-year-olds painted with red Cool Whip and apples after a unit on apples and the color red. Parent volunteers Daniel and Lisa Shiers assisted with the activity.