Hooked on learning

Fort Calhoun teachers dressed in fishing attire find a promising "school" of students Thursday morning.
Fort Calhoun teachers dressed in fishing attire find a promising “school” of students Thursday morning.

Opening day at Fort Calhoun Elementary School is always fun. For years, Marti Leishman and Kim Szlachetka have dressed in costume to illustrate an opening day theme, and this year the entire school got into  the act. A group of third through sixth grade teachers and the PE and reading teacher arrived at school in a fishing boat looking for a promising “school” of students.  In addition to the teachers

Marti Leishman greets students as they enter the building on Thursday.
Marti Leishman greets students as they enter the building on Thursday.

wearing and carrying fishing gear, signs throughout the building carried out the  “hooked on learning:” theme.   Have a great year, Fort Calhoun!

Kim Szlachetka shows off her catch of the day.
Kim Szlachetka shows off her catch of the day.
Liz Pemberton carrying her catch accompanies students into the building on Thursday morning.
Liz Pemberton carrying her catch accompanies students into the building on Thursday morning.

Liz Pemberton

Signs on bulletin boards, walls and doors carry out the fishing -and "hooked on learning theme. "
Signs on bulletin boards, walls and doors carry out the fishing -and “hooked on learning theme. “

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