Gifts during this Christmas season can come in a variety of forms. Some you unwrap...and then some you enjoy without the ribbons and bows...you just say Ahhhhhh. The staff at Olympia Elementary School...with all the busy-ness they have going on...took an evening to give parents the gift of time. The school's 4th grade teachers designated an evening when parents could drop their kids off for several hours so they could finish off some last minute shopping or maybe just regroup from a crazy schedule. Meanwhile the kids had fun with crafts and watched holiday movies. Wow...what a gift that is !! This "Gift of Time" has become a traditional gift from the teachers of OE's 4th grade teachers.
Even in the middle of a crazy busy schedule, Santa came by for a quick visit at Coronado Village Elementary School to wish everyone a Merry Christmas...he probably took a few last minute requests too. Students were in awe of the big man and each received a special candy cane straight from the North Pole.
Reading is such a great way to capture the imagination of students, so the folks at Miller's Point intertwined the Christmas spirit in a Read Around The School event. Teachers and faculty decorated their doors and bulletin boards to represent their stories and the students had a great time listening to their favorite stories about Christmas.
It was standing room only for Coronado Village's Charlie Brown Christmas special. Parents and community members packed in to see the two performances of the spectacular program. A special thanks to all who attended and put this whole thing together...especially the Coronado Village music teacher Ms. Anderson...You are awesome!!
Parts of Candlewood Elementary School have been transformed to take students back into the snowy scenes of the classic story "The Polar Express." Students are encouraged to come in their pajamas for the last day before break so they can sip hot chocolate and cookies and watch the magical movie based on the Chris Van Allsburg classic. ALL ABOARD!