March 12, 2015 - 9:27pm
10 weeks 8 hours ago

 Judging by Thursday's warm temperatures, it's clear that spring is in the air, and at John McIntire Elementary, they celebrated with a Spring Festival.

Students of all ages attended the first annual Spring Festival where they could purchase tickets to participate in over 20 spring themed activities.

"They will see face painting, balloon animals, there is a dunk tank outside. We have t-shirts sales, there is a bouncy house, we've got all kinds of games I think there's...

March 3, 2015 - 5:34pm
11 weeks 2 days ago

Flipping open a book doesn't always have to be about school. First grade teacher, Marla Walker said it can also be fun.

"Just trying to have fun and inspiring the children to want to read everyday."

This week is the Read Across America Week, and students at John McIntire Elementary are celebrating by reading their favorite Dr. Seuss books. When reading, Walker said her students think reading time is about fun.

Walker comments that, "They don't realize that...

February 12, 2014 - 7:02pm
1 year 14 weeks ago

It was a debate over Rainbow Loom bracelets at John McIntire Elementary Wednesday afternoon.

After hearing over the announcements that Loom bracelets were banned by Principal Kacey Cottrill, fourth graders Josie Van Kirk, Allie Walker and Morgan Smith, wrote letters to Principal Cottrill explaining why their favorite accessory should be allowed in school.

"I disallowed the Rainbow Looms in the school and students got together and came up with some good, persuasive letters to...

January 22, 2014 - 7:05pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

On Wednesday the Future Educators at OUZ distributed school supplies and winter weather accessories for students and teachers at John McIntire Elementary. Megan Moore, a student in the organization, says they've been collecting donations from both students and faculty, and from area businesses.

"They're gonna go through the stuff themselves and pass them out to the teachers who need new markers that are dried out by now. It's the second half of the year so a lot of things are...

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