East Side Elementary
1315 Jefferson Street East
Brownsville, TN 38012
East Side students perform; earn awards
On Tuesday, May 18, parents, grandparents, and a host of relatives
and friends attended the end of the year awards program at East
Side Elementary. Students received awards for the whole year.
Perfect attendance, honor roll, and excellent conduct were among
the awards received. Also medals and other rewards were given
for academic excellence. In addition, one student per class
received a Citizenship Award for exhibiting all of the character
traits for the year.
Lynn Holt, the music teacher, and the third and fourth graders
surprised the families and especially teachers with songs of
appreciation, thanking them for their hard work in preparing the
students for the next level.
Two make honor roll all year
These students, Drayton Hawkins and Kylan Shaw, pose after
receiving awards for all year long honor roll. These two are
excited about going to Sunny Hill next year to fifth grade.
ES students enjoy annual Field Day
ES had their field day on Thursday. The theme was in honor of the
2010 World Cup soccer games. Each class represented a country
and had to research important facts about the country and create
a replica of the country’s flag. They had their opening
ceremonies in the gym and presented their flags and facts. The
third and fourth graders pose with their class flags
representing their country in the upcoming World Cup games.
Students enjoyed physical activity competitions such as kickball
and tug of war.
ES has “super scientists”
On Tuesday, May 11, East Side Elementary held a science fair.
These students used the scientific method to investigate their
hypothesis on chosen topics to culminate what they have learned
in science this year. The ES Science Fair coordinator was Amy
Harris, HCS Prodigy teacher. The projects were judged and
students in third and fourth grade were awarded first, second,
third, and honorable mention prizes because of their efforts to
becoming “super scientists.” Science investigation projects
included topics about basketball, chicken eggs, soda cans, among
others. The students received ribbons, certificates, and/or cash
gift cards for their accomplishments. In addition, East Side
administrators and faculty would like to thank First South Bank
for being our community partners in education and donating the
cash gift cards.
Haywood County Schools participate in Relay for Life event
Haywood County Schools once again this year participated in the
local American Cancer Society Relay for Life event, with booths
and various fundraisers. Lots of students also dropped by to see
their teachers and administrators.
INSOUTH Bank treats local teachers
Representatives from INSOUTH Bank made the rounds in early May to
all the county’s schools delivering a “sweet treat” for all the
teachers, in honor of Teacher Appreciation Month. The teachers
and administrators at Anderson, Haywood Elementary, East Side,
Sunny Hill, Haywood Junior High, Haywood High, the Alternative
Learning Center and at the Central office enjoyed delicious
carrot cakes, baked just for the wonderful job they do. The
teachers say, “Thank you, INSOUTH!” Delivering the cakes from
INSOUTH were Alan Callery, JoAnne Finn, Tim Stokely and Brenda
Student earns Character Counts award
J. Elliott Simmons, Rotary Club member, awards Maria Houy, a third
grader in Ms. Alyssa Aggreh’s class for the Character Counts
trait for the 5th six weeks which was caring. She was nominated
by her teacher for exhibiting outstanding kindness toward
Milton wins prize for top fundraiser sales
Dylan Milton, #1 in sales for the East Side Spring Fundraiser, won
an IPOD Touch for his hard work. He sold $1,500. He is a third
grader in Ms. Leslie Essary’s class.