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April 3, 2019 Page 5C :aReporter 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 Erin Can;, media specialist, for cordinating news from Hubbard Elementary. Next week look for news from T. G. Scott Elementary. Ernail school-related news, including items for "Monroe in College' to Diane Glidewell at ~1~~1I~~I~~~~~~1~~i~I~~~~i~~~~I Hubbard Elementary School 4th grad- ers had a "Fin-tastic" time at their annual overnight field trip. They spent the night with the fish at the Georgia Aquarium. They were able to sleep in Ocean Voyager beside the whale sharks and see behind the scenes in the Aquarium medical area where penguin eggs are incubating The 4th graders got to see the tops of the tanks where fish are fed and simulate day/ night and the currents of the oceans. The HES students watched the Sea Lion and the Dolphin shows on Saturday. e crows visitto In celebration of Agricultural Literacy Week (March 18-22), Mrs. Happy Wyatt spoke and read to Pre-K students students at Hubbard Elementary School. She brought her rooster, Elvis, to visit. Students learned about Elvis and were able to ask Mrs. Wyatt questions about the rooster. They learned that his favorite food is watermelon! Kindergarten learns about commumnity people & places Mrs. Loftin's Kindergarten stu- dents at Hubbard Elementary School studied about their com- munity. The students learned about community helpers and the places that make up a com- munity. After the study, the students wrote a story called "When I Grow Up". The students shared what they wanted to be when they grow up and where they would like to work. After writ- ing their stories, the students created their community with scrap paper. Each student made something for Mrs. Loftin's Class community map. O Flint Energy gave Hubbard Elementary School 5th graders the opportunity to experience "War on the Home Front." The ladies from the Museum of Aviation did a great job helping HES students gain a better understanding of what life was like on the home front during World War II. Left to right, Monroe County elementary school principals Dr. Richard Bazemore, Jay Johnston and Becky Brown play the parts of the evil foxes on stage at Family Literacy Night. Above, children were invited to join in the chorus to tell the story. Right, Ronda Friend, center, signs one of her books for some admiring fans after her Family Literacy Night performance at Monroe County Fine Arts Center. (Photos/ Diane Glidewell) Monroe County Schools FULL SERVICE COLLISION REPAIR CENTER Locally Owned and Operated presented Family Literacy Night featuring author Ronda Friend on March 26 at Monroe County Fine Arts Center. Friend conducted writing workshops for 3rd, 4th and 5th graders at the county's three elementary school on the two days before the event. She entertained and instructed pre-K through 2nd grade classes at the three elemen- tary schools with energy-packed, interactive programs similar to the one she brought to the Fine Arts Center stage on March 26. Parent Heating & A/C, Inc. We Service All Brands of Heating & Air Conditioning Units Serving Monroe County & Surrounding Areas for over 40 years Free Estimates Financing Available Juliette Rd. Forsyth, GA 478-994-6127 Ga.Reg.CU 401419 turn to the expert A; -~ i coordinator Brandi Pye, who arranged the program, said Friend's books are on the students' Accelerated Reading List. Monroe County Schools next special program is a Summer Re- source Fair on April 16. HOPK1NS AN~ASSOCIATES Certified Public Accountants 68 North Jackson Street Forsyth (p) 478-994-1820 (0 478-994-3102 Serving Forsyth for more than 40years! f Full Service Collision Center 40 Years Combined Experience Certified Technicians We Work With All Insurance Companies FREE Estimates!