(11/24/2007)

Submitted by Jean Simers

The third 2007-2008 Saturday Fun and Learning Day sponsored by Heads Up, GEAR UP and the Parent-Educator Resource Center was held Saturday, November 17th at Calhoun Middle-High School.

Breakfast was served to all participants and then parents attended a session conducted by the Parent-Education Resource Center entitled Loving Guidance while their children with a giant ball, jumped rope and played games. Parents and children were reunited and completed three crafts, a fall wreath, a pumpkin picture frame and a tree of thanks mobile.

The Middle School Boosters catered lunch of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, salad, roll and cake.

There were approximately 107 students and 70 adults in attendance on Saturday with the following parents winning door prizes, $20 Pit Stop gift cards from Heads Up, Steveanna Cunningham, Becky Hanshaw, Marie King and Danielle Stevens. Samantha McWilliams won an extension cord donated by Gear Up and Richard Griffin won the Foodland gift certificate donated by Gear Up.

The parents and children who attend five of the eight sessions are eligible for a trip to Idlewild Park on May 31, 2008.

The next Saturday Fun and Learning Day is Saturday, December 15th. If you have questions - contact Jean Simers, Heads Up Coordinator at 354-7595.


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