Students have snow much to do at HES ‘Winter Wonderland’


Hillsville Elementary “Winter Wonderland” participants use re-purposed, crumpled assignment paper for a snowball fight. The annual event for Pre-K and Kindergarten students was held on January 19. Students took turns at nine fun and educational stations. Activities included painting winter murals, a snow sensory table and a “Fizzy Ice” experiment.


David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary pre-k student Gabriel Payne concentrates on throwing a bean bag. Bean bag toss and snowflake ring toss games at the Winter Wonderland were made by Carroll County High School’s construction class. The event included face painting, a winter story time, “mitten math,” painting Popsicle snowflakes and a melting snowman ice cream snack. It ended with a big “snowball” fight using re-purposed assignment papers.


David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary Pre-K student Mason Ponce appeared to be enjoying his “melting snowman” ice cream treat Thursday at the school’s Winter Wonderland. This marks the third year of the activity for the school’s two pre-k classes and four kindergarten classes. More than 30 students were involved. Carroll County High School Teacher Cadets, AmeriCorps Volunteers and students in Tilda Mullins’ child care class at CCHS also helped stage the event.


David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary Pre-K students search for objects in a “snow sensory table.” Activities included “mitten math” where students had to use “gator Grabbers” to pick up snowballs (cotton balls) to match a number on the mitten. Pre-K students in Leona Brown, Sara Stilwell and Debbie Sommers’ classes participated in the morning round. A bell was rung to remind students to move to the next activity station.


David Broyles | The Carroll News

Pre-K student Analeigh Dalton gets her face painted by Winter Wonderland volunteer Tequilla Dalton. Kindergarten students participated in the event in the afternoon. It featured nine learning and activity stations. One activity allowed students to observe what happened when colored vinegar was dropped on an ice and baking soda mixture. Students in grades three through five participated in a Winter Wonderland Dance on Friday.


David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary School Pre-K students drop colored vinegar on a mixture of baking soda and ice and watch what happens. The Winter Wonderland event last Thursday invited parents and families to join in activities with their children. About 18 Pre-K students participated in the morning and about 20 kindergarten students participated in the afternoon.


David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary “Winter Wonderland” participants use re-purposed, crumpled assignment paper for a snowball fight. The annual event for Pre-K and Kindergarten students was held on January 19. Students took turns at nine fun and educational stations. Activities included painting winter murals, a snow sensory table and a “Fizzy Ice” experiment.

Hillsville Elementary pre-k student Gabriel Payne concentrates on throwing a bean bag. Bean bag toss and snowflake ring toss games at the Winter Wonderland were made by Carroll County High School’s construction class. The event included face painting, a winter story time, “mitten math,” painting Popsicle snowflakes and a melting snowman ice cream snack. It ended with a big “snowball” fight using re-purposed assignment papers.

Hillsville Elementary Pre-K student Mason Ponce appeared to be enjoying his “melting snowman” ice cream treat Thursday at the school’s Winter Wonderland. This marks the third year of the activity for the school’s two pre-k classes and four kindergarten classes. More than 30 students were involved. Carroll County High School Teacher Cadets, AmeriCorps Volunteers and students in Tilda Mullins’ child care class at CCHS also helped stage the event.

Hillsville Elementary Pre-K students search for objects in a “snow sensory table.” Activities included “mitten math” where students had to use “gator Grabbers” to pick up snowballs (cotton balls) to match a number on the mitten. Pre-K students in Leona Brown, Sara Stilwell and Debbie Sommers’ classes participated in the morning round. A bell was rung to remind students to move to the next activity station.

Pre-K student Analeigh Dalton gets her face painted by Winter Wonderland volunteer Tequilla Dalton. Kindergarten students participated in the event in the afternoon. It featured nine learning and activity stations. One activity allowed students to observe what happened when colored vinegar was dropped on an ice and baking soda mixture. Students in grades three through five participated in a Winter Wonderland Dance on Friday.

Hillsville Elementary School Pre-K students drop colored vinegar on a mixture of baking soda and ice and watch what happens. The Winter Wonderland event last Thursday invited parents and families to join in activities with their children. About 18 Pre-K students participated in the morning and about 20 kindergarten students participated in the afternoon.

Hillsville Elementary “Winter Wonderland” participants use re-purposed, crumpled assignment paper for a snowball fight. The annual event for Pre-K and Kindergarten students was held on January 19. Students took turns at nine fun and educational stations. Activities included painting winter murals, a snow sensory table and a “Fizzy Ice” experiment.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_TCN012517WinterWonderland1.jpgHillsville Elementary “Winter Wonderland” participants use re-purposed, crumpled assignment paper for a snowball fight. The annual event for Pre-K and Kindergarten students was held on January 19. Students took turns at nine fun and educational stations. Activities included painting winter murals, a snow sensory table and a “Fizzy Ice” experiment. David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary pre-k student Gabriel Payne concentrates on throwing a bean bag. Bean bag toss and snowflake ring toss games at the Winter Wonderland were made by Carroll County High School’s construction class. The event included face painting, a winter story time, “mitten math,” painting Popsicle snowflakes and a melting snowman ice cream snack. It ended with a big “snowball” fight using re-purposed assignment papers.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_TCN012517WinterWonderland3.jpgHillsville Elementary pre-k student Gabriel Payne concentrates on throwing a bean bag. Bean bag toss and snowflake ring toss games at the Winter Wonderland were made by Carroll County High School’s construction class. The event included face painting, a winter story time, “mitten math,” painting Popsicle snowflakes and a melting snowman ice cream snack. It ended with a big “snowball” fight using re-purposed assignment papers. David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary Pre-K student Mason Ponce appeared to be enjoying his “melting snowman” ice cream treat Thursday at the school’s Winter Wonderland. This marks the third year of the activity for the school’s two pre-k classes and four kindergarten classes. More than 30 students were involved. Carroll County High School Teacher Cadets, AmeriCorps Volunteers and students in Tilda Mullins’ child care class at CCHS also helped stage the event.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_TCN012517WinterWonderland3B.jpgHillsville Elementary Pre-K student Mason Ponce appeared to be enjoying his “melting snowman” ice cream treat Thursday at the school’s Winter Wonderland. This marks the third year of the activity for the school’s two pre-k classes and four kindergarten classes. More than 30 students were involved. Carroll County High School Teacher Cadets, AmeriCorps Volunteers and students in Tilda Mullins’ child care class at CCHS also helped stage the event. David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary Pre-K students search for objects in a “snow sensory table.” Activities included “mitten math” where students had to use “gator Grabbers” to pick up snowballs (cotton balls) to match a number on the mitten. Pre-K students in Leona Brown, Sara Stilwell and Debbie Sommers’ classes participated in the morning round. A bell was rung to remind students to move to the next activity station.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_TCN012517WinterWonderland4.jpgHillsville Elementary Pre-K students search for objects in a “snow sensory table.” Activities included “mitten math” where students had to use “gator Grabbers” to pick up snowballs (cotton balls) to match a number on the mitten. Pre-K students in Leona Brown, Sara Stilwell and Debbie Sommers’ classes participated in the morning round. A bell was rung to remind students to move to the next activity station. David Broyles | The Carroll News

Pre-K student Analeigh Dalton gets her face painted by Winter Wonderland volunteer Tequilla Dalton. Kindergarten students participated in the event in the afternoon. It featured nine learning and activity stations. One activity allowed students to observe what happened when colored vinegar was dropped on an ice and baking soda mixture. Students in grades three through five participated in a Winter Wonderland Dance on Friday.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_TCN012517WinterWonderland5.jpgPre-K student Analeigh Dalton gets her face painted by Winter Wonderland volunteer Tequilla Dalton. Kindergarten students participated in the event in the afternoon. It featured nine learning and activity stations. One activity allowed students to observe what happened when colored vinegar was dropped on an ice and baking soda mixture. Students in grades three through five participated in a Winter Wonderland Dance on Friday. David Broyles | The Carroll News

Hillsville Elementary School Pre-K students drop colored vinegar on a mixture of baking soda and ice and watch what happens. The Winter Wonderland event last Thursday invited parents and families to join in activities with their children. About 18 Pre-K students participated in the morning and about 20 kindergarten students participated in the afternoon.
https://www.thecarrollnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/web1_TCN012517WinterWonderland6.jpgHillsville Elementary School Pre-K students drop colored vinegar on a mixture of baking soda and ice and watch what happens. The Winter Wonderland event last Thursday invited parents and families to join in activities with their children. About 18 Pre-K students participated in the morning and about 20 kindergarten students participated in the afternoon. David Broyles | The Carroll News
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