Freeman Elementary School first-graders entertain parents and peers on Feb.
27 in the gym. One hundred first-graders came together to sing under the
direction of music teacher Pat Doctor.
ACADEMY STUDENTS AID BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS
Twelve Freshman Academy students raised more than $500
for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Aurora in the Bowl For Kids' Sake annual
fundraiser on Feb. 28 . The West High School students bowled at AMF Lanes in
Freshman Academy Gives
second-quarter Academy Awards
The Freshman Academy at West Aurora High School marked
its students second-quarter accomplishments with an awards ceremony.
The categories and student winners are: mathematics,
Roger Vongkard; science, Rachel McCord; social studies, Kevin Thananabouth;
Academy Composition, Josh Balarmino; physical education, Josh Balarmino;
positive outlook, Chris Johnson; kindness, Mariela Cuanalt and Janeth
Rosales; effort, Rachel McCord; participation, Peter Young and Miguel Moran;
persistence, Becky Argueta; Ambassador, Shantell Passley; school
involvement, Shay Jackson, Shantell Passley and Chris Loyd.
The academy is a school
within the high school that provides smaller class sizes and other
accommodations to help certain students make the transition to high school.
Teacher Timothy Gallagher says the academys awards reflect the mission of
the district in that the students
are recognized for academic, social,
emotional and physical growth.
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