Capitol Elementary Celebrates Read Across America
- March 3, 2009
On Monday, March 2, 2009, Capitol Elementary began its celebration of Dr. Seuss’ Birthday. Our guest readers included 5 Southern University Naval Science Student that shared Dr. Seuss stories with each kindergarten class. A special highlight of the morning was the presence of Mweldi Moore, a member of the 2009 Superbowl Champion Pittsburg Steelers football team. Mr. Moore accompanied by his mother, Janice Moore, read Oh, the Places We Will Go to 4th grade students. In addition, he autographed Dr. Seuss bookmarks for our students.
The celebration continues throughout the week. On Friday, we will host Carol White from LEA accompanied by Dr. Seuss book characters The Cat In the Hat and Thing 1 and Thing 2. Refreshments will be provided by the LEA.
Principal Brister in Washington, D.C., to Accept McKinley Middle School’s Second Blue Ribbon Award
On Tuesday, November 13, 2012, Principal Herman Brister (pictured, left) and the school’s Teacher of the Year, Lynn Williamson (right), were in Washington, D.C., accepting McKinley Middle Academic Magnet School’s National Blue Ribbon Award from U.S. Department of Education’s Director of National Blue Ribbon Schools Program Aba Kumi (center). The event, which recognized some 314 schools from across the United States, was held at the Omni Hotel. Click herefor story.
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