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Aviator Weekly - Dec. 10
Aviator Weekly - Dec. 10
Cheyanne Gonzales
Monday, December 09, 2019

Alliance Early Learning School

The preschoolers at Alliance Early Learning School look forward to a special visit from Janet Metzger.  She visits for story time at AELS and engage young students in age appropriate literature and songs. The preschool team is grateful for our community partners at Rodman Public Library who always provide enriching activities for the students. 

Kindergarten students in Lori Gasparik, Megan Harper/Cynthia Gaines and Shari Johnson's classes took a dance class. After reading the story, "Degas and the Little Dancer," the students spent the entire week learning about art, music and dance. Holly Power, who danced for many years, took the students through a ballet class. They warmed up, stretched and learned the five positions in ballet. They got to practice their skills with a little music afterward. What a fun way to make a book come to life.

Alliance Elementary Schools

Students of the Month

Congratulations to the following Rockhill November Students of the Month! Olivia Edwards, BrookLynn Eckman, Kaitlan Shuman, Braxtyn Mishler, Natalya Jimenez, Adelyne Lipely, Jadyn Barnhill, Lorianys Ortiz, Erin Alexander, Julia Leone, Maribelle Mozden, William Lightner, Blake McGuire, Kaiden Brown, Leliann Clay and Kristofer Yoder.

Congratulations to the following Parkway November Students of the Month! Elizabeth Hulll

Jaden Carpenter, Aviela Stovall, Jace Conrad, Paris Ledsome, Khloe Durenda, Lyric Grimm,

Myka Weaver, Radric Atherton, Xzavion Willis, Avaliena Pew, Aralynn Grosschmidt, Gavin Davis

Aubreigh Jones and Trevor Heater.

Aviator Profile Representatives

Congratulations to the Following Rockhill students who consistently display characteristics of the Aviator Profile. Collaborator, Gabriel Cox; Creative Innovator, Quintin Shuman; Courageous Risk Taker, Joseph Williams; Communicator, Emerson Johnson; Caring Citizen, David Hill and Critical Thinker, Stevi Riley.

Congratulations to the following Parkway students who consistently display characteristics of the Aviator Profile Jayden Beegle, Jace Conrad, Deszara Rorie, Brooklynn Hollenbaugh, Austin Ekey and Josielin Brady. Keep up the great work.

Living Things

First graders are busy learning about living things. They spent an afternoon exploring worms. They created a venn diagram noting similarities and differences between earthworms and gummy worms. They also noticed how worms react to change, as all living things do.

Parkway Winter Concert

Parkway held their Winter Concert last week. The night was full of holiday songs, funny jokes and a great story about getting along with each other

Upcoming Important Dates:

  • Dec. 11-18 - Rockhill Santa Shop Open - students will shop on their library day
  • Dec. 12-19 - Parkway Santa Shop open for students
  • Dec. 16 - Rockhill Bookmobile
  • Dec. 23-Jan. 3 - Winter Break

Alliance Intermediate School

AIS celebrated the winter season with their annual Winter Concert last week. All the students did a great job.

Alliance Middle School

AMS Students of the Month for October

Lincoln Reese, Ava Dickey, Elise Blake, Brayden Moore, Gabby Heslop, Lilly James, Blake Pue, Maxwell Yeager, Sam Gress, Josie Root, Joslyn Barnes and John Valencia

AMS Students of the Month for November

Justin Hooper, Ashlynn Pennington, Ally Sherwood, Cole Pasco, Kayleigh Taschwer, Courtney Asano, Adam Burse, Kamden Jones, Domonik Roar, Anna Eversdyke, Miletta James and Jaden Carter

Seventh Grade

The seventh grade students will be enjoying their trip to see “A Christmas Carol” at the Canton Civic Theater. Students have been reading this classic tale in class. Now they will get to see it come to life. They will be able to compare the play in their reading textbook with the actual live show. Students will also get to participate in a question and answer session with the actors and directors after the play is over.

Read 180

Students from Kim Cody's Read 180 classes, combined sixth, seventh and eighth graders, have read 733,019 words so far this school year. This is an amazing accomplishment. The students are emerging into life-long readers. Please continue to encourage your students to read at home. The more they read the better they get at it. The students continue to persevere through the daily challenges and have so much to be proud of.

Code Girls

Select girls will be attending Code Girl 2019 at Walsh University to discover computer science and engineering concepts through hands-on activities. Students were able to attend the field trip free of cost and will be collaborating with girls from ten or more other districts in the surrounding areas.


  • Dec. 23 - Jan. 3rd - Winter Break No School
  • Jan. 7 - Geography Bee - 6 p.m.
  • Jan. 17 - Teacher Day - No SChool
  • Jan. 20 - MLK Day No School

Alliance High School

#Likeagirl 2.0 took place last week. Last year, female athletes were photographed using the hashtag #likeagirl to promote female athletics. To continue with this project, varsity athletes from Alliance High School and Marlington High School came together to create an event where they would take pictures with aspiring female athletes in first through third grade.