Sterling Elementary

Posted: Wednesday, April 28, 2004

Spring has sprung at Sterling Elementary. If your child has a tendency to get wet when playing outdoors make sure he or she has an extra set of clothes to change into after being outdoors. The school doesn't have clothing to furnish to all of the wet kids who come in each day after an encounter with the wet ground.

Shelby M. Smith in Ms. Miller's sixth-grade class won the yearbook cover contest. Her illustration will appear on the back cover of this year's Falcon Yearbook.

The PTA Spring Carnival will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday at the school. There will be booths with many games for all ages and plenty of food for all to enjoy. This is the annual spring fund raiser for the PTA. Money raised goes back to support the programs that make the school a special place for this community.

The NASA Student Involvement Program (NSIP) is NASA's national competition program for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. It is designed to engage students in NASA's unique missions and honor exceptional research projects. More than 3,600 students nationwide submitted 1,500 entries for the 2004 NSIP Competition. Three students from Mr. Miller's sixth-grade class were recognized by NASA for their entries in the competition for science and technology journalism. D.J. Durst and Kassy Ferganchick were awarded an honorable mention for the team category in grades five through eight, and Brittany Griffin was awarded an honorable mention for the individual category in grades five through eight.

Title I tutors Mrs. Evans and Mrs. Lyons have been spearheading the Reading Is Fundamental program at Sterling Elementary for several years. This year they sent several entries to the RIF National Poster Contest, and Mrs. Evans recently learned the school is being considered for the grand prize of $250.

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