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Mar 20


Stage II Celebrates Year of Rooster with Heifer Project Contribution!

This February, Stage II students raised enough money to donate fifty flocks of chicks to Heifer International! As part of a study of the Lunar New Year, the students created special clay rooster tiles in honor of 2017- Year of the Rooster. On February 27, our project culminated in an official Red Rooster Day – they sang Chinese New Year songs, listened to some rooster experts in our own community, did a chicken dance together, and had a visit from a surprise rooster guest. After school, parents and staff were invited to view the display of our beautiful tile art and make a donation to Heifer to take their favorite tile home. It was a joyful culmination of our study and a wonderful way to- as first grader Zoe B. says- “Make the world a better place with our art.” Coordinator of the event, Jarie Ruddy wrote a letter to Heifer saying, “Thanks Heifer for helping us learn that art and roosters really can save lives!”

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