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February 21, 2018 Reporter Page 7C Each week during the school year The Reporter spotlights activities and achievements of students, faculty and staff at a different Monroe County school. Thank you to Misti Sikes, media specialist, for providing news from K.B. Sutton Elementary. Next week look for news from Monroe County Middle School. Email school-related news, including news for "Monroe in College;' to Diane Glidewell at ~i~i~~i~~n~H~~~I~~~i~~i~~i~~~j~i~i~i~i~i~i~~ii~ The following students at K.B. Sutton Elementary were recognized during January for demonstrating the character trait of Commitment, making a plan and putting it into practice: Made Green, Raylon Plemmons, Christopher Russel, Phil Thomp- son, Silas Queen, Reed Ivey, Joshua Hooks, Dayson Fryar, Mattie Bagwell, Elijah Roches- ter, Damien Forbes, Jermerian Blalock, Dakota Walker, Tripp Hallman, Bentley Medley, Ash- ton Hancock, Carter Johnson, Destiny Hudson, Tammeron Spears, Alyssa Wright, Caleb Ellison, Hannah Goodwin, CJ. Selph, Rwyn Querry, Vansh Patel, Connor Pittman, Nic Arnold, Karen Freeman, Avery Kennett On Thursday, Jan. 25, K.B. Sutton hosted its annual STEAM Night for students and parents to come together to learn more about the combination of Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics. To begin the evening, all of the attendees watched the amazing magic tricks of Mr. Arthur Atsma. The magician entertained students and parents alike with his disappearing and reappearing coins tricks and with the show- stopper finale of making a bird appear from nowhere. Afterward teachers provided vari- ous STEAM activities for students to try, such as making coding necklaces, building an aluminum foil boat to hold a set amount of coins, constructing a straw tower that would hold a ping-pong ball and building an igloo using marshmallows. Families enjoyed work- ing together with these hands-on activities. Above, Gabriel Bearden puts into practice what he !earn a utibalan froJ:n agician, Arthur Atsma, ~ " Left, William Lober and Sam Nickel work to add pennies to their newly-constructed boat. Sikesbring home Science Fair On Feb. 2, Anderson Harris and Tristan Sikes repre- sented K.B. Sutton at the Georgia College Science and Engineering Fair. Anderson received a first place ribbon for his project,'q'aking the Scare out of Feeding Tube CleaningYTristan Sikes received a Best of Class ribbon for the 4th Grade for his project, "Does the Size of a Drawbot's Cup Affect the Amount it Draws?" :hool 2nd grade teacher Ms. Sierra Love is this month's STAR Teacher. She was nominated byTasnim Toles and Michaela McCain. Mi- chaela shared on her nomination form," She is nice. She is kind. She is great. She is pretty. She is fantastic:' Tasnim wrote,"l love my teach- er. She is a star. She teaches us prefixes and she teaches us root or base words. My teacher is a star:' I On Jan. 26, students in grades 3 through 5 at K.B. Sutton were recognized for their suc- cesses in the areas of academics, attendance, and character during the first semester. Students who earned All As, A/B Honor Roll, Perfect Attendance and demon- strated good character received awards in a special ceremony. t Above, Gracie Butler, Alexis Brewer and Journey Brantley show their awards during Honors Day ceremony Right, Mrs. Speir and Cole Black pose for a photo after the Hon- ors Day program. 40NI OE COUNT'/ITUI>ENT O; THE t EEK COMMITTEE] TO EXCELLENCE Statefarm 281 "lift College Drive, Forsyth, GA 31029 478-992-9945 Hours: Monday- Friday, 9 am- 5:30 prn On Feb. 7, JROTC students from Mary Persons High School visited K.B. Sut- ton to teach the students about a wide variety of topics, including making good choices and financial responsibility. Kindergarten through 5th grade students enjoyed listening to and learning from these high school role models. ) J