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News brief: Child Development Story Books

Childrens story books! The child development classes just got done writing and illustrating their childrens books. Many of the students are giving them away as Christmas presents to family members.
Andie Kephart
Children’s story books! The child development classes just got done writing and illustrating their children’s books. Many of the students are giving them away as Christmas presents to family members.

The child development classes just had the task of caring for a robot baby. Many students had sleepless nights of crying children. After the students took care of it, they had to write and illustrate a children’s book. 

The students had full creative freedom on these books. 

“My topic is a pair of sunglasses that take you anywhere you want at any time. I chose this topic because I’ve always wanted to travel and explore the world,” eighth grader Emma Morgan said. 

Hector the Hippo! Eighth grader Livi Adams is writing a story about the adventures of Hector the Hippo. Hector needs a hobby so he goes around and asks all his friends for advice. At the end of the story Hector has found his hobby, “I’m giving mine away to a local pre-school because I think it’s important to help your community,” Adams said. (Andie Kephart )

 

 

 

 

 

After their books were made, they had the choice to give it away or keep it. Some chose to give a family member the books for Christmas. For example, some gave them to little cousins, nieces and nephews or their younger siblings. 

 

“I am support proud of my students and the hard work they put into this project. They’re really excited to see the looks on the kids’ faces whenever they give them the books. I am thankful for this opportunity given to my class through the districts’ venture grant,” eighth grade child development teacher Kristina Rose said. 

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Andie Kephart, Reporter
Hey! My name is Andie Kephart, and I'm an eighth grader and reporter for Livewire. I really enjoy writing, reporting and photography. I'm very excited to be a part of the Livewire staff. Outside of school, I enjoy doing competitive weightlifting, painting and spending time with my friends. I have been lifting for 3 years now and have competed in many national competitions  all across  the U.S.  My favorite quote that I hear coaches and teachers say is, “Give 110% in all that you do.” I try to apply this to my life in the things that I do. My future plans are to go to Penn State University and become a physical therapist.

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    McKenna KoeckJan 12, 2024 at 8:26 am

    I did see some of my classmates making these books during free time in class. It seems like a cool project. At lunch one of my classmates was reading her book to some of the boys, and then they took the book and ruined it by smudging fruit juice on it! 🙁

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