100 Days and a Revolutionary Experience
100th Day of School and Patriot's Day Activities
Students in grades PK3 - 2 celebrated in a hundred different ways this week on Jan. 24, the 100th day of the school year.? Not literally ? however, the activities were numerous, not to mention fun. PK?students listed 100 things that they are thankful for during Bible time, and in math they counted 100 things in groups of 10. Perhaps the most fun activity was taking 100 licks of a tootsie pop!
Grade 1 students dressed like 100-year-old people, while grade 2 measured the 100 items each student brought to class. One classroom even had a cake with 100 candles.
Kindergarten finished out the 100 day celebration with a variety of activities that included? 100 of something on their clothing.
Grade 5 Experiences a Revolution
Patriots? Day brought to life all that students have learned about the American Revolution. Grade 5 students experienced this world-changing time in history like never before.
They participated in gender-specific classes reminiscent of the 1800s. In period-specific costumes and persona, boys experienced militia training and learned Latin, while girls attended refinement training under the direction of a trained schoolmaster and lady of genteel that included lessons in conversation, sewing and how to serve tea. They sampled period-specific snacks and enjoyed 18th-century dancing, games and crafts such as candle making and copper design.
Even the lunch menu, thanks to Chef Keith Boring of Flik Dining, adhered to traditional colonial fare and included roast beef, chicken pot pie, roasted carrots, boiled potatoes and apple pie for desert.
The crescendo to this day-long event was playing a role in the reenactment of a revolutionary wartime reception.