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Congratulation to Lauren Hyatt, McDowell Elementary Teacher of the Year! 
teacher of the year

Make sure you save the date for Kindergarten and Pre-K Registration!

Kindergarten Author Celebration

When:  Thursday, April 27

Time:  5:30-7:00

Who:  kindergarten students and their families

Theme:  Farm Unit 

*Listerhill approved an $1800 grant for this night!  The grant will pay for 2 books and a shirt for each kindergarten student!  J   The shirts will say I AM AN AUTHOR with McDowell Elementary on the back.


Activities for the event:

*Students will write books about farm animals.  They will share their books with their families on this night.

*Two local authors will be at the event to autograph books for the students.

Parish Phelps:  Whoo…Whoo….is making that noise?  

                Wilmoth Foreman:  Mille the Mule           (Ms. Foreman was a student at McDowell.  She wrote a book about a little toy mule she found on the playground.)

*Listerhill will have a booth.

*First Presbyterian would provide hotdogs, chips, and a drink for students and families.

*Farm Credit will provide ice cream.

*Families can take pictures at a farm scene. 

We are really excited!  We hope you can join us!