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Posted on Nov 17, 2010

Gillispie “Gem” of the Week

October 14, 2010

"The children earn "wish tickets" for good behavior in speciality classes or when they use Wordly Wise words in sentences during class discussions. When they earn 30 tickets, I grant one of their wishes--a beach clean-up day won this time. We walked to Marine Street and started collecting trash. Here are a few of the unusual items we found: a frisbee, kayak paddle in perfect condition, dog leash (no dog attached), empty cream containers, ketchup containers, and many empty aluminum cans and glass bottles. I am proud of the students for wanting to help their community. One thing they noticed on our walk back from the beach was that there was as much or more trash on the sidewalks as we found on the beach. That will have to be a project for another day." Ms. Haas Grade 4 Teacher

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