Stories tagged with: Falls Elementary School

May 24, 2013 - 5:20pm
1 year 8 weeks ago

New York Giants center, Jimmy Cordle stopped by Falls Elementary School Friday morning to deliver a $200 check to the students and faculty as part of a literacy challenge he started last year after learning about the need in the West Muskingum School District.

"Through The Second and Seven Foundation, we were able to bring Jimmy Cordle in and he inspired the children and challenged them to read many books and if they did, they would get a donation from the Cordle Cares...

March 4, 2013 - 6:40pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

It was a fun afternoon for the children at Falls Elementary School; They got a special reward for reaching a goal!

Last week, the school hosted the Scholastic Bookfair and Chairwoman, Jen Allen, came up with an idea to get the students to read more than just their general assignments.

" We had a school wide reading challenge to reach 30,000 minutes of reading time for the school as a whole and we came up with the figure based on kindergartners and first graders each reading...

January 17, 2013 - 6:50pm
1 year 26 weeks ago

A new organization at West Muskingum schools brought in some big talent to teach the importance of literacy to students.

New York Giants center and former Buckeye Jimmy Cordle read to Falls Elementary second graders as part of the new Friends of the Library Foundation. The event was the first for the foundation that's run by parents of West Muskingum students to raise funds for the school's libraries.

"He's here to quick off our foundation fund. The children brought in...

May 22, 2012 - 1:32pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

Some area school children are getting a lesson in recycling by making art.

Students at Falls Elementary School have been collecting bottlecaps, and using them to help illustrate different scenes on a total of four boards.

Fourth grade teacher Erin Burkhart said she got the idea after visiting the doctor's office, and her students ran with the idea.

"The kids started collecting bottlecaps like crazy.  We have thousands and thousands of bottlecaps. So them it became...

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