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Letter to the Editor

Success of book fair due to many

Published: January 2, 2013 9:23 AM


Barnesville Middle School held their Book Fair Nov. 26- 30. Family night was Thursday, Nov. 29 from 6-8 p.m. The theme was One World Many Stories. Members of the Barnesville Middle School book fair, family night held

Book Fair Crew welcomed everyone to the fair dressed in their costumes representing different countries and served as tour guides.

It was a fun filled evening with Mr. Grubers Readers Theater performing on stage in the cafetorium. Students and teachers from Olney Friends School participated in the program. Alina Suresh and Stacy Isaacs, representing India, danced. Galatea, representing Japan, sang, Mandarin Chinese teacher Quan Xu, representing China, demonstrated how to make tea and let everyone try a sample. Derek Fox, representing China, played the piano. Everyone enjoyed all the performances.

In the cafetorium Mrs. Lacy Gallaghers 5th grade displayed their social studies project, celebrating contributions of Native Americans in observance of American Indian Month and Alaska Native Heritage Month in November.

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Families strolled thru the halls enjoying the art work drawn and painted by the book fair crew and Mrs. Lynns Bud Not Buddy class project. Mrs. Murphys and Mr. Jordans social studies classes had unique Egyptian displays. Mrs. Samuels displayed items from India on the way to the book fair in the library.

A special thank you to Mrs. Jean Gallagher, BMS Enrichment teacher for the costumes and help; Mrs. Erwin, principal for all her support; parents, friends and family members who helped work the fair all week and family night . Your help and support is greatly appreciated.

Thank you to our local merchants. We appreciate your support with your door prize donations for family night. Thank you to the following: Bless Your Heart, Turks Trophy Shop, Home Pizza, Karens Quilts and Crafts, Shear Pizazz Hair Designs, KFC, Cheffy Drugs, Foxs Pizza Den, Chels, Barnesville Antique Mall, St. Vincent De Paul, Blossoms, Lauras Attic, Grandmas Country Store. Bobs Drive thru and Foxs Den Pizza provided the food on book fair work nights. Everyone enjoyed a fun evening of world travel, games, refreshments, door prizes, fellowship and shopping for their favorite books and gifts for Christmas.

Thank you for supporting our book fair.

Book Fair Crew and Mrs. Greenwood.

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