NAES happenings: Symphony, Earth Day, puppets & more

New Albany MS Coleman visit
May 16th, 2019     City schools Community

April 10:  Students prepare for concert with symphony

Steven Byess meets with NAES musicians

Steven Byess, conductor of the North Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, visited all 2nd-5th grade students at New Albany Elementary School on Wednesday, April 10 in preparation for their upcoming Link Up Concert “The Orchestra Moves”. NAES students had the opportunity to perform with the Orchestra on April 12 at New Albany High School Auditorium

April 11: Earth day

Fifth grade students from New Albany Elementary School attended Earth Day on April 11 at the Union County Fairgrounds.  Fifth grade students rotated through educational and activity stations where they learned more about wildlife and reptiles, wildflowers, water safety, fossils, electrical safety, composting, and geography.

Earth Day:

April 12: Buffy Coleman speaks at NAES

Buffy Coleman, former member of the World Famous Harlem Wizards and motivational speaker, spoke to students in grades 3-5 at New Albany Elementary School on April 12 about the importance of work ethic.  He provided motivation and encouragement regarding the upcoming standardized tests students were preparing for.


NAES Learn About Brain Safety Through Puppet Show

Pilot club brain minders

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Pilot Club members presented the BrainMinders puppet show to kindergarten students at New Albany Elementary School. Topics included in the puppet show, which addressed brain safety and health, included bus and playground safety, calling 911 for emergencies, importance of exercise, and wearing a helmet.
brain minders puppet show
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Pilot Club members (left-right) Jennifer Cobb, Rheta Ann West, Collett Cross, Brenda Robertson and Susie Henderson stand with BrainMinders Buddies, Gerald Giraffe, Captain Kitty, Martin Monkey, Tulip Pig, Charlie Chicken and Wise Old Owl.
Melanie Shannon
Public Relations
New Albany Schools


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