Blades Elementary

Kiwanis Club honors Blades Terrific Kids

The Kiwanis Club of South County recently recognized these Blades Ele-mentary School students as Terrific Kids of the Month. The students were honored for their hard work and great improvement in effort, reading skills or work habits this year. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Taylor Adams, Karim Seck, Deveon Matlock and Brianna Gutierrez. Back

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Gallery: A look back at the Great American Solar Eclipse 2017

It’s hard to believe it’s been just over a month since the Great American Solar Eclipse! But our memories will last a lifetime. Check out our gallery of how everyone from County Executive Steve Stenger to school children to families in their backyards in Oakville celebrated the event we’ll all never forget.

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2017 graduate of Oakville High off to Yale on full-ride scholarship

By Gloria Lloyd Staff Reporter news3@callnewspapers.com Graduates from south county schools are headed to colleges near and far this week, but even among thousands of accomplished students, one stands out: Oakville High School valedictorian Shaun Lamar is headed to Yale University with a full-ride scholarship. Shaun, 17, earned a series of accolades in his years

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Blades Kindergarten Popsicle Play Date a hit

Blades Elementary School’s orientation for kindergarteners, which took place last week, was a hit with both students and their parents. For the Kindergarten Popsicle Play Date, kindergarten students were able to see their new school, take a bus ride and, of course, eat popsicles.

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Blades students reap garden harvest

The Blades Elementary School Community Garden, which was first planted last year, is in full swing this summer thanks to volunteers. Students harvested this year’s first batch of carrots last week and even saw a tiny watermelon starting to grow. Pictured, from left, are: Olivia McBride, Audrey Latzke and Charlie McBride.

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Blades’ Milk Day

Byline: Blades Elementary educators find 'tasty' way to teach about nutrition Fifth-grade teachers at Blades Element-ary School recently discovered a "tasty" way to show their pupils the importance of nutrition when it comes to the milk group.

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