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Calling to a Colonial Day

Calling to a Colonial Day

By Justin Swanson, Special to the Independent   The transformed multipurpose room at El Morro Elementary this week was again home to Colonial Days, squiring students back in time to the earliest days of European settlement and colonization in America. A variety of stations were set, filling the room with an approximation of pre-revolutionary occupations […]

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A Return to the Pilgrim Colony

A Return to the Pilgrim Colony

 Cheryl Smith presents a student with a variety of leather tooling stamps during El Morro’s Colonial Days this week, when the multi purpose room transforms into a hands-on cultural experience of colonial and native American crafts. Kids try beading, candle making, corn husk dolls, holiday ornaments, leather tooling, rope making, silversmithing and more.  

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Colonial Days Is a True Community Experience

Colonial Days Is a True Community Experience

Colonial Days at El Morro Elementary School is much more than a lesson taught to children about the time of their forebears, it’s an institution, a tradition as much beloved by the parents and teachers as by the kids who look forward to it from the minute school starts each fall. “I don’t know what […]