The first grade has been learning about how an election works, the president’s job, and why we vote. They held a mock election for the elementary on Monday, Nov. 7th. Donald Trump won by a landslide, with Jill Stein coming in 2nd and Hillary Clinton in 3rd.
The Second Graders are having a Lemonade and Treat Sale on Wednesday, April, 12. If you would like to support the Second Grade, they will be selling at two times. The first time will from 9:15-10:15, the following time will be from 1:30-2:30. Both the treats and the lemonade will be 25 cents each. The money is going towards the AR Star Store.
Wilcox-Hildreth Fifth and Sixth Graders recently participated in Heritage Activities for Today’s Student (H.A.T.S.) at the Stuhr Museum in Grand Island. The students learned specific information about the Civil War including the causes and battles. However, the highlight of the day was students reenacting the life of a soldier. Marching, camp set-up, and medical care were areas the students became actively involved.
The Wilcox-Hildreth FBLA had Go Green Week September 26th-30th. In this week FBLA had some activities for high school and elementary students. There was a go green fact scavenger hunt that all grades participated in, once the facts were found they were displayed on a tree in the high school. For elementary there was a coloring contest the winners are as follow:
Kindergarten- Ryan L.
1st Grade- Baylee W.
2nd Grade- Jakob D.
3rd Grade- Aubree O.
4th Grade- Brooklyn D.
Congratulations to the winners and thank you to everyone who participated!
The FBLA also held a clothing drive, they would like to thank anyone who brought clothes to the business room! FBLA members would like to encourage everyone to continue recycling paper, pop cans, pop bottles, and etc.
On Thursday, August 25th the 4th grade class visited the Nebraska Prairie Museum in Holdrege, NE. The students spent the day in the Snowball School. They had a blast getting to live a day in the life of a pioneer child. The class participated in making homemade dolls, butter, and Tic-Tac-Toe games. Also, they enjoyed walking through the museum to top off the day!