The National Honor Society is recycling white paper and newspaper for its group project. Members also have individual projects, including working with the city of Soldotna to send letters of encouragement to soldiers in Iraq.
Charlotte Hillyer was the NHS first Student of the Week for leadership skills, and Aaron Rowley is the Student of the Week for excellence in academics. Students desiring to become members may turn in applications in January.
The fourth-graders celebrated finishing their studies of various countries by having an immigration party. Students brought ethnic dishes, including sauerkraut and bratwurst, sopapillas, shrimp gumbo and spaghetti. There was discussion of how various cultures have contributed to the diversity in the United States, the abundance of food that Americans share and some difficulties immigrants have when coming to America.
Students of the Week are Quintin Kimball, Isaac Estes, Drew Fowler, Zachary Taplin, Cameron Grothe, Braden Chumley, Jacob Boudreaux, Stephen Barlow and Tiana McGahan.
There will be no school Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday.
The public is invited to a book fair at the Peninsula Center Mall on Tuesday. Ann Larson will provide free gift wrapping.
The elementary music program is Dec. 8, and the secondary music program is Dec. 15.
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