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Stepping Back in Time with Colonial Day @ Potomac Elementary
Fourth grade students at Potomac Elementary School experienced a fun day of hands-on history learning in the classroom with the help of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation outreach program and local Peacock family during Colonial Day. Colonial history came alive as students held and examined real artifacts, played period games, tasted colonial sweets, learned proper etiquette, danced with partners, compared clothing pieces, and held tools that blacksmiths, farmers and infantrymen used during the American Revolution. Without modern conveniences such as zippers, snaps, cardboard boxes and electronics, students learned that colonial life had its challenges, but also had aspects we enjoy today like dancing, checkers, hopscotch, bowling, horseback riding, gingerbread, and hot apple cider!
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Jan. 2 Teacher Work Day
Jan. 3 Students Return to School
Jan. 3 School Board Organizational Meeting @ School Board Office, 6pm
Jan. 9 Work Session @ School Board Office, 6pm
Jan.10 School Board Special Meeting @ Firehouse Company 1, 6:30pm
Jan.12 Title I Advisory Committee Meeting @ School Board Office, 4pm
Jan.16 Martin Luther King Holiday, Students & Staff
Jan.19 Gifted Advisory Committee Meeting @ School Board Office, 4pm
Jan.23 School Board Regular Meeting @ Revercomb, 6pm
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