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SH students enjoy Book Fair

The Book Fair visited Sunny Hill on January 21. During this time, books were available free as they were distributed to students. A program called, “Reading with Captain Clean Hands” was presented by members of the UT Extension office and Family Resource Center. The program encouraged hand-washing to avoid germs and stay healthy. Students were able to observe germs left on hands with a special black light machine after hands had been washed insufficiently. Each student received a free paper-back book to read. The Book Fair distributes books freely to students twice a year to pre-school through sixth-grade students.


First honor roll status nets fun trip

Sixty-one students who made first honor roll during the 3rd six weeks at Sunny Hill School were treated to a day of fun and food at Incredible Pizza in Cordova, Tennessee, on January 16. Students enjoyed buffet pizza, go-carts, bumper cars, pool tables, bowling, and lots of arcade games.


Two students win essay contest

Ebony from Ms. Whitten’s sixth-grade classroom won first place, and Summer from Mrs. Wallace’s sixth-grade classroom received second place for their 600 words or less essay on “The Gettysburg Address: What Message Did Abraham Lincoln Deliver to Our War-torn Nation?” Mrs. Margaret Dyer (left), from the David Craig Chapter of the DAR, presented the awards at Sunny Hill School on January 16. Also pictured with the students is Sunny Hill Principal Dorothy Bond.


Students create Continental Railroad replica

To help students interpret how culture has changed over time, Mrs. Denise Phillips' social studies classes at Sunny Hill School constructed their own transcontinental railroad. Children worked with a partner using milk cartons and ice cream sticks to design their rail cars and trucks. Aierial Oldham and Tyrek Evans drew and labeled the map in the background to show Promontory, Utah, where the gold and silver spikes were driven when the railroads met.

They are continuing to study hardships encountered by early settlers and viewing episodes of “Little House on the Prairie.” Many of the students are enjoying seeing the various technological advances we have today! Pictured are Lauren Rochevot, Trevor Lott, Markevious Williams, Denarius Toliver, Braden Nace, and Shelby Baggett.

SH students study the solar system

Mrs. Robin Cunningham’s fifth-grade science students are studying the solar system this six weeks. The classes constructed and compared models of the solar system as they focus on fifth-grade state performance indicators for earth and space science that include comparing and contrasting the planets. Pictured with their projects are Tina Phan, Kezira Horton, and Alexandria Pugh.

A look in the mirror …

Students in Mr. Tracy Evan’s art classes at Sunny Hill School recently completed self-portraits. Art students studied a variety of techniques, which included blending and correct placement of facial features on their artwork. Pictured are, Hannah Ogden and Joshua Sanchez, Tyrek Evans.


Sunny Hill Wizard of Oz celebration nets two winners

Holmes rides away with the bike

Quaserica Holmes was the 2008 winner of the bicycle given away during the Wizard of Oz celebration at Sunny Hill School on December 17. Students read the book and took quizzes to have their names put into a box and drawn for the bicycle. Pictured are Assistant Principal Drayton Hawkins, bike winner Quaserica Holmes and Principal Dorothy Bond

Vales wins red slippers

Amber Vales, fifth-grade student in Mrs. Robert’s homeroom, won the special prize of “Dorothy’s ruby red slippers” during the Wizard of Oz celebration at Sunny Hill School.


Sunny Hill talent shines again



Sunny Hill School held it’s annual talent show, under the direction of Mrs. Arethria Turner, on December 19 to showcase the many talents of students for student body and family members. Among the talent showcased were singers, dancers, and pianists. Mr. Dominick Bond, fifth-grade teacher, on the saxophone assisted by one of his band members was one of the show’s highlights as well as Voices from the Hill, the Sunny Hill School choir.


Solar System projects “enlightening”

Students in Ms. Jackie Whitten’s sixth-grade science classes completed many outstanding projects during the third six weeks as part of their unit of study on the solar system. Models of the earth’s solar system, planets, eclipses, and land rovers, helped students recognize various components of the universe, explore the moon, sun, and earth, gravity, how tides are produced, and careers as astronauts.

Teachers delight students dressing as Wizard of Oz characters

Students and parents were surprised and excited when they were greeted at the front of Sunny Hill Elementary School on December 17 by staff members, who dressed as characters from the book, “The Wizard of Oz.” This year students read and took tests on the book as part of their school-wide reading initiative. Later that day, characters paraded down the yellow brick road in the gym and introduced themselves to students. Afterwards, students viewed the movie, “The Wizard of Oz.”

Pictured are Winged Monkeys - Barbara Wellington and Cynthia Grimsley, Winkie Guards - Margaret Young and Alexandria Seaton, and Marsha Reynotlds - Wicked Witch.

Pictured are Wendy Piercey as Glinda and Marsha Reynolds as The Wicked Witch

Pictured are Dominick Bond as the Tin Man, Rhonda Jones as the Scarecrow, Anna Roberts as the Cowardly Lion, and Dorothy Bond as Dorothy. Also playing other characters were Gina Cozart, Joanne Bobbitt, Shaquana Leonard as the Lollipop Munchkin Kids, Tracy Evans as Hickory, Tim Seymour as Zeke, and Drayton Hawkins as Hunk.



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