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Acting is...

Submitted by patty.tew on Mon, 11/18/2013 - 15:48
Attributions: 
Shannon Vance
Acting is...

Acting is .   .   . by Shannon Vance

Acting is a way of telling a story with your body.  You must tell the story with feelings.  When you act you put yourself in the character’s shoes.  You act out what you would do if you were in their position. 

People in the islands like to express their feelings by songs, by dances and by their body actions.  They also believe in different things then us, such as idols, myths and even reincarnation.

Halloween Parade

Submitted by patty.tew on Mon, 11/04/2013 - 15:47
Halloween Parade

Spooks of every variety haunted the hallways and gym of Rees Elementary on thursday, October 31st.  Parents came to watch...or was it to protect their little dears from the scary creatures?  Look at the pictures from the parade and see what you think.

Mother's Day Picnic

Submitted by patty.tew on Wed, 05/08/2013 - 16:59
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On Wednesday, May 8th, Kindergartners gave strict instructions to the weatherman to hold off all rain at the appropriate times.  The weather cooperated and Mothers of Rees Kindergartners enjoyed a picnic with their little darlings.  The Kindergartners surprised their moms with books they had written about their mothers.  These books were full of interesting information about their beloved mothers.  From the looks of the faces on the Mothers in these pictures, a good time was had by all! 

Jump-a-thon Success

Submitted by patty.tew on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:36
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Many things were accomplished because of the annual Rees Elementary Jump-a-thon.  First of all, through the efforts of great leaders, students, and parents, $4,326.49 was raised for people with heart problems.  Second, heart problems were prevented through children participating in fun aerobic activities as they learned the joys of an active lifestyle. 

April Star Students

Submitted by patty.tew on Tue, 05/07/2013 - 10:14
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The Upper Grades held their recognition assembly for the April Students of the Month.  Here are the names of those who were recognized for outstanding achievement in various areas.  Children are shown from back to front, and left to right in each grade level picture.

Fourth Grade:  Logan Keller (not shown), Brooklyn Hawkins, Carter Montrose, Natasha Gipe, Gavin Schriever, Kynli Anderson, and Brynn Whitney.

Fifth Grade:  Valenna Penrod, Molly Atwood, Keith Waters, Brady Orton, Emmalee Medsker, and Kelsie Minga. 

Jumping For Heart

Submitted by patty.tew on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 11:03
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Rees Elementary has heart!  For many years our school has participated in the American Heart Association's  Jump Rope for Heart fund raiser.  We do not want the tradition to stop and would like more participation than ever! 

April Student of the Month Awards

Submitted by patty.tew on Tue, 04/23/2013 - 10:45
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The lower grades held their assembly for recognizing Students of the Month.  Pictured are those who received this prestigious award: 

Morning and OEK Kindergartens:  Alex Kennedy, Raeanna Branam, Ava Park, Halle Hawkins, Tilann Huelskamp, Olivia Keller, and Brendan Bliss (not shown). 

Afternoon Kindergarten: Easton Whittekiend, Claire Gordon, Carlee Gibson, Brady Thompson, Tyler Hurley, and Tristan Hunley.

What a Crack Up!

Submitted by patty.tew on Wed, 04/17/2013 - 07:40
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Kindergartners at Rees Elementary became scientists right before Spring Break.  They experimented with physics using Humpty Dumpty.  Families brainstormed ideas for what kind of coveringswould keep their Humpty (a boiled egg) safe from Mr. Pictcher's famed roof tossing.  Protective coverings were chosen, and Humpties were put inside and  brought to school.  Parents gathered to the Kindergarten testing grounds to watch.  Mr. Pitcher and Mr. Jimmy used their athletic skills to climb up on the roof to throw the eggs off.  They seemed to enjoy the assignment.

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