School Hosts Fall Festival

7 years 10 months 3 weeks ago Monday, October 31 2011 Oct 31, 2011 Monday, October 31, 2011 10:18:00 AM CDT October 31, 2011 in News
By: Emily Allen
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COLUMBIA - Students at Lee Expressive Arts School paraded down Ninth Street on Monday to kick of its annual Fall Festival.  The theme for this year's festival is "story-telling."  The school's partners in education were included and each group hosted activities throughout the school for students to participate.

The school's art specialist, Dr. Ann Mehr, said the school chose this year's theme based on Dr. Belcher's 2011 "story" theme for Columbia public schools.  She said she's very excited about this year's theme because it helps promote literacy within the classroom.  Each grade chose a different type of story and Lottie Bushmann's first grade class picked 'fairytales.'

First grader Owen Sarver said, "Well I was going to do a troll but we couldn't figure it out so I did Billy Goat three."

Bushmann said her class has been studying different fairytales.  Some students in her classroom chose characters from "Jack and the Bean Stalk," "Three Billy Goats Gruff" and "The Three Little Pigs."

Bushmann said the fairytale theme promotes "exploration of it with the literacy and reading but also a lot of acting out the stories with puppets."  Her class forcused on "Jack and the Bean Stalk."

"Students have been acting it out through making a banner, making art to hang in the hall so a lot of immersion into being characters and using voices."

Students in Kindgarten through fifth grade and Mini Mizzou Marching Band walked down ninth street in the morning.  Each class will attend different stations in the afternoon hosted by the school's partners in education.  It's partners include Secret Garden, MU Music and Drama, Columbia Art League, MU Extension Architects, Peckham and Wright Architects and Ragtag.  

Mehr said the school has put on a fall festival for the past 15 years.

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