School celebrates Arbor Day


Superintendent Stephen Ely speaks at the tree planting ceremony held at Ekalaka Elementary to celebrate Arbor Day.

On April 29th, Ekalaka Elementary students celebrated Arbor Day with an afternoon full of presentations and programs. The day's events were put together by fourth grade teacher Johanna Tooke. Students spent time at seven different stations celebrating the holiday, and many of those stations were headed by local volunteers. Phil Cook, Wayne Yost, Lynn Williams, Jenn Hall, Zeb Wright and the Carter County Conservation District all spent time with the students.

After the presentations, all students in grades K-12 met outside of the elementary school to observe a tree planting ceremony. Two tr...

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