Immigration Night is P.A.C.E. finale at Ridge Elementary PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 23 May 2013 11:31
Students (from left) Hailey Trimpey and Ethan Brown, both in fifth grade; Michael Elko, third grade; and Erik Schempf, sixth grade, take an oath of allegiance. (Photos: Enoch Wu/Sentinel-Tribune)
Students experienced immigration into America during a P.A.C.E. program, held Monday at Ridge Elementary.
Program participants reenacted the experience of being processed at Ellis Island, dressing up in immigrant clothing and taking an oath of allegiance to the United States.
The evening was the compilation of students work on immigration from 1890-1920. They dressed up in 1880s’ attire as they tried to immigrate through a reproduced Ellis Island.
All Bowling Green elementaries have students in the district’s gifted and talented program, P.A.C.E. (Providing Acceleration, Creativity and Enrichment). The program is for students in grades 3-6. Thirty-two participated Monday.
The evening included the fifth-graders performing a one-act play they wrote.

Char Ebersole (top left) from the Wood County Educational Services Center processes fourth-graders Ethan Chou (middle) as Jordan Schuman waits at a registration table.
Last Updated on Thursday, 23 May 2013 11:34

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