Superior Head Start Happenings: Children spend time cleaning Old Phoenix Road

facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

Head Start_003.jpg

Superior – For over 15 years, the Superior Head Start school program has sponsored the “Old Phoenix Road” highway cleanup. The children enjoyed taking part in helping keep their community clean as part of their Earth Day activities.

Following the Old Phoenix Road, the Superior Head Start students took a walk around the neighborhood collecting trash. As they walked, the children spoke about what they saw around them, including what businesses are located in town and where their homes are. The cleanup was concluded by taking a nature walk to the park where the children enjoyed a pizza picnic with all the fixings, before touring the Chamber Tourist Caboose Information Center.

Earlier during the week, Superior Head Start celebrated the Week of the Young Child and participated in RIF Day on Apr. 18. The children created their own nursery rhymes and fairytales and each received a free book provided by Macy’s to add to their personal library. The children also collected stones inside their school playground.

The teacher explained about the Native American tradition of using the talking stone and how each student should only talk when holding the stone. The children all took turns searching for stones and waited their turn to speak. Some children had numbers written on the stones, whereas others had their names written on stones. All of the activities are part of learning school readiness.

See more photos online at

http://bit.ly/ZMPRDj

DSC00793.JPG

admin (7655 Posts)


facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Stories Just Posted

    Maintenance work on SR 77 (Oracle Road) in Pinal County

    November 21st, 2014
    by

    The Arizona Department of Transportation will be shifting all northbound SR 77 (Oracle Road) traffic onto the left lane of […]


    Work on SR 77 in Catalina, north of Tucson

    November 21st, 2014
    by

    Motorists traveling on State Route 77 (Oracle Road), north of Oro Valley to Catalina, should be aware of the following […]


    Injury Leads AZGFD to Warn Against Walking Dogs Near Javelina, Feeding Them

    November 21st, 2014
    by

    TUCSON – The Arizona Game and Fish Department is investigating a weekend incident in which a resident of Tucson’s northwest […]


    Pinal County’s 1891 Courthouse Having Lights Installed for the Holidays

    November 21st, 2014
    by

    Florence – Pinal County’s Facilities Maintenance Department is getting the 1891 Courthouse in the holiday spirit. Director Tom Celaya and […]


  • Stories Just For You

    Valentine’s month ‘Hearts Rock’ photography at the Arboretum

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    February is a special month for lovers, including lovers of the Boyce Thompson Arboretum (BTA). In celebration of this special […]


    Batter up for the 2014 Little League season

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    The Superior Little League Board of directors are gearing up for another community tradition and that is Little League Baseball/Softball. […]


    Need a ride? New service available in Superior

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    Superior – There is a new business in the town of Superior, and it is taking everyone, including the Superior […]


    Superior Police Report

    February 5th, 2014
    by

    According to state law, police may arrest suspected offenders by two methods. The suspect may be physically taken into the […]


  • Facebook

  • [Advertisement.]
  • Arizona Headlines & Current Weather

  • Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin