Conococheague Elementary School hosts activities

December 12, 2011
  • The Conococheague Elementary School shining stars for October were, front row, from left, Devin Bishop, Madilynn Henderson, Charles Barnard and Spenser Covert. Second row, Max Knapp, Turrell Martin, Faith Kulpinski and Eric Bender.
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WILLIAMSPORT — Each month, classroom teachers at Conococheague Elementary School are asked to nominate one student from each class who exhibit the traits from the book “The 7 Habits of Happy Kids” by Sean Covey.

The trait for October was “Being Proactive — You’re in Charge.”

In other Conococheague school news:

• Wacohu Grange 415 at Huyetts Crossroads purchased a book titled “Seed, Sun, Soil” to promote the Ag Literacy program through the Maryland Agricultural Education Foundation Inc.  

A grange representative presented the book to Conococheague Elementary School on Nov. 10 for use in the media center.

Betty Snyder, media specialist at Conococheague, accepted the book from Gerry Reid, executive board member at Wacohu Grange.

• Students and staff at Conococheague Elementary School celebrated Veterans Day on Nov. 11 with an assembly honoring those who have sacrificed for our country’s freedom.  Conococheague was honored to have parent and veteran Ronald Lyles on hand to retire the colors, as well as guest speaker and veteran Darrell Marriott, who spoke to the students about what it means to be a veteran.  

Those who participated in the event included Nicole Paylor, Conococheague principal; Lyles, parent and veteran; Sherry Everitts, teacher and coordinator of the assembly; Marriott, assistant principal of Springfield Middle School, guest speaker and veteran; and Kaleb Kalbflesh and Christopher Kmetz, third-graders who presented the colors with Lyles.

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