Food & Clothing Drive

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 12/07/2012 - 07:26

We owe a big thank you to everyone who donated items to this years food and clothing drive.   We also want to thank Grandma Pat, the student council members, and all those who help to sort the items.   So many families will benefit from your generosity. We feel fortunate to be members of such a generous community.  If you know someone in need please contact the main office.

Photos by Aprel Mendenhall

Raise the Curtain! Park Elementary Receives a Grant from Macy's to Perform "Yes, Virginia The Musical"

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 12/06/2012 - 22:18

In celebration of the fifth anniversary of Macy’s holiday “Believe” campaign, the retailer is bringing the beloved “Yes, Virginia” animated special to life on school stages across the country! “Yes, Virginia The Musical” is based on a true story and tells the heartwarming tale of 8-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon, who wrote a letter to the New York Sun newspaper in 1897, inquiring about the existence of Santa Claus.

Photos by Aprel Mendenhall; Article by Macy's

Remembering Grandpa Taylor, a Park School Leader

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 11/29/2012 - 12:32

Grandpa Taylor, a Park School Leader, was born in 1931. He joined the navy after graduating high school. He fought for our country during the Korean War.  Grandpa Taylor married his love Grace Louise Moore on December 29,1955.  He also had five children.  He loves all of them very much. We all know that Grandpa Taylor is famous for his wave.

Story by Carson Czarnik, Nate Gilmore, Sara Woods, Josh Paulk, 5th Grade Students

Gobble! Gobble!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 11/24/2012 - 14:14

Each year we have a Gobbling contest!  The best gobblers are awarded with a turkey.  This years winners were kindergarter, David DeLaCadena; first grader, Aiden Fairbanks; second grader, Savannah Penrod; third grader, Zkaydin Fowles; fourth grader, Logan Castor; fifth grader, Nate Gilmore; and sixth grader, Sydney Crandell.  Congratulations!

Photo by Tamra Lybbert