Adventure Awaits at Fort Calhoun Elementary School

The Advnture Awaits, FC School first day

Adventure Awaits as Kim Szlachetka and Marti Leishman dressed as characters from the movie Up pass in front of Fort Calhoun Elementary School on the first day of school  for students  on Monday morning August 15.

Fort Calhoun Elementary School  teachers arrived at school  dressed as characters from the movie UP and as real life and fiction adventurers to the delight of students waiting for the first day of the school year to begin. First instigated  by third grade teachers Marti Leishman and Kim Szlachetka years ago,  the themed costumes and  lessons plans have become a school wide activity.

Fourth grade teacher Liz Pemberton dressed as Meriwether Lewis and Allie Schleifer dressed as Sacagawea with her little boy Jet as Sacagawea’s son Pomp.  Allie said that Jet really did enjoy it. “He giggled and cooed the whole time. ”
Allie said, “It’s all these teachers here, one comes up with an idea and the rest of us just roll with it! ”

The Advnture Awaits, FC School first day

Liz Pemberton as Meriwether Lewis and Allie Schleiffer as Sacagawea with Allie’s little boy Jett acting as “Pomp. which was the name of Sacagawea’s son. Sacagawea traveled with Lewis and Clark. “Liz Pemberton was dressed as Lewis so I went as Sacagawea with the baby. He really did enjoy it, giggled and cooed the whole time. It’s all these teachers here, one comes up with an idea and the rest of us just roll with it! ” – Allie Schliefer.

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