Kindergartners from Bruce Elementary visited The Journal office last week to learn more about the newspaper. The visit was part of several the children were making to different businesses around town.
Reading Fair winners at Calhoun Academy included, 4th grade: Lynsey Leachman, 4th; Kaylee Tallent, 3rd; Abby James, 2nd; Alyssa Thweatt, 1st; center, 5th grade: Sara Jane Parker, 4th; Georgia Ellard, 3rd; Carson Spratlin, 2nd; Jensyn Cain, 1st; back, 6th grade: George Tedder, 3rd; Seth Walker, 4th; Creed Stafford, 2nd; Bella Nichols, 1st.
MDOT officers Mark Hendrix and John Lancaster visited Calhoun City Elementary’s K-4 students to discuss how they help in our community. Hendrix and Lancaster discussed highway safety techniques, keeping our highways clean, and being a good citizen in our classroom by minding the teacher and following rules. All of the K-4 students loved investigating the MDOT Cruiser and watching the flashing lights. The officers passed out coloring books, mini book, and badges for every child.
A large crowd turned out Monday night at the Care Center at First Baptist in Calhoun City to watch a robotics competition between gifted 5th-8th grade students in Calhoun County Schools. The event was hosted by the state champion high school robotics team based out of the Career and Technical Center. Photo by Joel McNeece