For Terri Smith, not all learning can take place in a classroom.
Money may not grow on trees, but kindness does in one Martin Walker Elementary School classroom.
FRIDAY, Jan. 13
The new year means a final effort by the Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty to use the sparkle of their crowns to do as much as possible for their charities.
The flurries of snow in the city last week had the young and the young at heart excited, and followed on the heels of a science lesson of a Williams/Ledger Elementary School teacher.
Each person has his gift — something that comes naturally and at which a person excels without much concerted effort.
“Come and take it.”
It was standing room only in the community room of the police headquarters.
Thousands of hours of service and hundreds of miles traveled, the Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest royalty have impacted the community with multiple service projects they created and by contributing to others in 2016.
FRIDAY, Jan. 6
It was an eye-opener for Junior Mister Rabbit Fest Keli’i Natividad. The newly crowned titleholder who moved into the role of royalty Dec. 17 learned quickly that wearing the crown was not about reigning as the king but instead about serving others.
Elvis Presley’s gyrating hips. Michael Jackson’s single glove. Poodle skirts of the ’50s. Students at Clements/Parsons Elementary School not only got a history lesson through music, but they also decided specifically what they would learn and what they would present to the public.
On Dec. 19, a Copperas Cove mother of two participated in a “Brave the Shave” event at ESG Yoga in Cove.
A veteran teacher with over 30 years’ teaching service, Terri Jernigan knows the ropes — both in and outside the gymnasium.
Families in need gathered Saturday to share a warm Christmas Eve meal at the Copperas Cove Soup Kitchen.