Harrison Central Elementary
• October’s Students of the Month are from preschool, Xavier Freeman; kindergarten Kinsey Hayes; 1st grade Emery Cogar; 2nd grade, Cecelia Gibson; 3rd grade Bristol Moore; 4th grade, Carson McCartney; 5th grade, Avery Patterson; and 6th grade, Emma Patterson!
• Mrs. Gaffney’s class wrote letters to Dr. Stinky and gave recommendations for stinky stickers he could create. Dr. Stinky wrote back thanking them for their suggestions and sent a stack of stinky stickers for us to enjoy.
• To kick off Red Ribbon Week, DARE Office Tony speaks to grades 3- 6 about the origins of RRW and why we celebrate it every year.
• Students from Mrs. Gaffney’s class that met their AR goal for the first grading period. Second grade will celebrate with a movie in the high school auditorium! They also have been busy making Thank You cards for our veterans!
• An old, long-standing tradition of a costume parade – its just been update!
• Congratulations to Julia Carman, 4th grade; Heather Soos, 1st grade; and LeAnn Van Camp, elementary art on winning the Educational Service Center’s Best Practice Grant. Amber Yorko from the Jefferson County ESC was at October’s Board of Education meeting to award the grants.
• Parties, parties, parties!!!
• In the spirit of ghosts and ghouls, fourth grade students watched a Mystery Doug video about bones. After learning about the importance of our bones and that there are over 200 bones in our bodies, we made our own skeleton hands. Check out the neat pictures below, resembling x-rays.
Mark Your Calendar
Monday, November 11
• Veteran’s Day program 1:30 PM Harrison Central Auditorium (Public encouraged to attend)
Wednesday, November 27
• Thanksgiving break
Thursday, November 28
• Happy Thanksgiving
Monday, December 2
• Classes resume
Friday, December 20
• Last day of school before Christmas break