Sunday, March 9, 2008

Here's a couple of stories that ran over the weekend.

Weaver Elementary School serves breakfast to moms, dads

THE STAR- On Thursday, the school served muffins to the moms. On Friday, it was doughnuts for the dads.

Every parent who visited their kids for an hour at Weaver Elementary School this week said it was time well-spent.

The school celebrated the National Education Association's "Read Across America" event with an open-house for moms and dads. After breakfast the parents visited their children's classrooms.

Read more here.

There's a cool video that went with this next story, with good job of editing by Brandon Wynn, in our online department. It's on the Web page linked below..

'Math in Motion' visits Saks Elementary

THE STAR- Writing about music, as some clever wag once put it, is like dancing about architecture.

But dancing about math may have its uses.

The Children's Dance Foundation of Birmingham performed "Math in Motion" for Saks Elementary School students Friday. The show illustrates such concepts as rhythm and symmetry through dance set to music.

Read the rest of the story and check out the video here.

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