As students returned later in January this year, everyone was surprised with how quickly snow days, Science Fair and the flu made an appearance at school. During library visits students demonstrated flu fighting techniques.
Forest Trail Elementary honors veterans with a reception in the library and an arrangement of patriotic songs from all grades.
What fun to hear the stories of Dan Santat, Caldecott winning author of BEEKLE and his most recent AFTER THE FALL. He inspired students to have a dream and to be willing to work hard to achieve it.
Celebrating Constitution Day at a Kids' Discover Interview with Texas Senator Cruz from the Senate Judiciary Committee. (Senator Cruz answered questions about the Constitution and explained the importance of the three branches of government.)
Many books like THE DOT by Reynolds and ART by McDonnell celebrate creativity and imagination. Kindergarten spent the day reading and creating!
After reading SEVEN AND A HALF TONS OF STEEL by Nolan, students saw the importance of coming together as a nation. Forest Trail Library sent books and encouraging messages to Hurricane Harvey victims in Houston.