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HIGGINS 5TH GRADE FUN FEST
The fabulous fifth grade students at Higgins were treated to an end of the year fun fest by their teachers and parents on Friday May 24th. Fifth grade teachers and parent volunteers designed a fun filled morning of activities and games for all to participate in. Activities included cookie walk, Coke ring toss, Hawaiian hula hoop contest, snow cones, toilet paper toss, prime duck pond, and a silly summer picture booth. It was a great way to end an awesome year for the 5th graders at Higgins Elementary. Thanks for all who helped make this such a success.
BROWN ELEMENTARY FAMILY NIGHT
Brown Elementary hosted its second annual “Family Night Field Day” last Thursday. Sounds of “Spiderman”, “Walk the Dinosaur” and “Gitchee Gitchee Goo” filled the gym as the evening began with each grade level showing off cardio dances they learned in PE class this year. Fifth grade led the crowd in the wildly fun “Peanut Butter Jelly Time”. After the dancing fun, our annual family dodge ball game began. Not sure if the parents or kids won, but all had a great time! Families also enjoyed the activities from our field day including the ever popular, Tug-Of –War. Thanks to all of the families who came and supported our event.
4TH GRADE ROUNDUP AT HIGGINS ELEMENTARY
On May 17 Higgins hosted the 4th Grade annual Roundup Day. This included all the fourth graders from Whitehouse ISD. We had many people come from our community to donate a day for our young students.
There were multiple stations that the students visited on this day. We had a fire pit going where the kids branded a big “W” onto a piece of wood. We had horses to pet, archery, butter churning, a group of ladies playing dulcimers and other instruments, line dancing, story telling, square dancing, zoo entertainment, horseshoes, the bee man, picture frame making, pictures taken, game playing and roping.
As always, we could not have made this happen if we did not have many volunteers to run the stations. We want to extend a Texas sized thank you to all the many volunteers that gave us a day filled with fun. Higgins looks forward to hosting this event next year in 2014.
2009 College Board AP Scholar Awards
Twenty-five students from Whitehouse High School have earned the designation of AP Scholar by the College Board in recognition of their exceptional achievement on the college-level Advanced Placement Program (AP) Exams in the spring of 2009.
BE A HERO NOT A BULLY
The NEHS at Brown Elementary is sponsoring the 2nd Annual Bully Prevention Week May 28-31. We have exciting activities planned throughout the week.
We look forward to a fun filled last week of school learning about how the be HEROES instead of bullies! We would like to thank the Brown Elementary PTO for helping purchase items that will help our students remember to be HEROES!
Commended Students In The 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program
The principal, Mr. Duane Barber, of Whitehouse High School announced today that the following students have been named Commended Students in the 2010 National Merit Scholarship Program: CATHERINE DROTT, TANNER ODOM, and WILLIAM POST.