Dell Rapids 5th Grade Living History Fair – March 23rd

DRMSLivingHistoryFair2016The Dell Rapids 5th Grade class will be holding their annual “Living History Fair” on Friday, March 23rd.  Presentations will be held from 9:00 to 10:00 that morning and then again from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.  The presentations will be held in the Middle School commons area.

All are welcome to attend, but please remember to bring your change.  Dropping change into each of the students’ buckets makes the characters come to life!  All money donated will go to a charity of the 5th grade students’ choosing.

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DR 5th Graders Host Living History Fair

DRMSLivingHistoryFair2016The Dell Rapids fifth graders held their annual Living History Fair on Wednesday, March 9th, in the Dell Rapids Middle School commons area.  The students showcased their costumes and reports two different times during the day.  The first session was held from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m., and the second session was held from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.

Students had coin cans at their station.  When visitors put coins in the jar, the students “came to life” and read a report about the life of the person they were portraying.  The students were able to raise $833.77 during the event.   All the money raised was donated to a charity  that the students picked.  The donation this year went to JDRF, which is a foundation for juvenile diabetes.

This was the fifth year the Dell Rapids fifth graders have done the Living History Fair.

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5th Grade Living History Fair at DR Middle School

The annual Dell Rapids Public 5th grade “Living History Fair” will be held on Wednesday, March 4th, from 9:00-10:00 a.m. and again from 3:30-4:30 p.m.  The 5th grade classes invite everyone to join in the celebration of their hard work, time and effort preparing for this event.

Students will have visual boards and will be dressed in costume.  Donating coins into the students collection jar will bring them to life as they share a little piece of history and how their historical person impacted American history.  All of the money collected by the 5th grade students in their jars will be donated to a charity of the student’s choosing, which will be decided upon at a later time.

The event will be held in the Dell Rapids Middle School commons area.

5th Grade Living History Fair
Wednesday, March 4
9:00-10:00 a.m. &  3:30-4:30 p.m.

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Dell Rapids Fifth Grade Living History Fair

Neil ArmstrongDuring the month of March, the Dell Rapids 5th grade class held a Living History Fair in the Middle School Commons.  The students spent several weeks researching information on their selected person from history, wrote a report, put together a poster board of facts, and then brought that person to life by dressing up as their selected person.  The students were asked to stand as wax statues until a donation was made to their jar.  Friends and family made donations at each students area, and the donation brought the students “to life”.

The 5th grade class raised $790.96 during their Living History Fair.  The students then decided on a charity in which to donate the money raised.

Click here for a list of each student and their selected person from history.

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