“As parents, community members and taxpayers, we insist that our concerns about this project be heard and respected.”
Author and illustrator Jan Brett will give a reading and sign copies of the book at Vance Elementary School on Wednesday, Nov. 30.
“These personnel changes — and others we have recently announced — are part of a bigger picture as we move forward to address early childhood education, academic achievement and the ‘whole child’ for the students and families we serve.”
Blossoming in Asheville is a concept of hands-on learning that takes the school curriculum beyond the boundaries of classroom walls, while also attempting to change the world’s view on food, one elementary student at a time.
When asked, “How would you make Asheville better?” Vance Elementary youngsters had a few things to say.
After the adult 5k, the kids had their own races, the Comet Run, finishers got a cookie shaped like a rocket ship (photo by Bill Rhodes)
Amelia Hamilton, the creator of “mugmonsters,” with some of her creations at the Vance Elementary School’s annual holiday craft sale. The sale benefits the school’s parent-teacher organization.
Students at Vance Elementary (with soloist Mars Mignon) perform Alabama’s “Angels Among Us.”