The Stephens College Children’s School today wrapped up the academic year with an end-of-school party featuring Kona Ice and bounce houses.
This was the second year for the event, which began last year when the school won “Parent’s Pick” through a Hulafrog contest.
“We had so much fun last year, we wanted to bring it back,” teacher Taylor Midgley said. “We don’t have a graduation for our preschool, so this is just a way to let families come together one last time before the year is up.”
It’s been an exciting year for the preschool through fifth-grade. This year, students assisted with beautification of the property around the school, planting rose bushes and working in the new raised flowerbeds.
Students this year went on field trips to a hospital, art gallery and post office. In December, the school got a special visit from Tony McGeorge, president of the Missouri Military Academy and a former Stephens College nursery pupil himself.
“It’s been a great year,” Midgley said. “We hope everyone has a wonderful summer, and we’ll be ready to welcome returning and new students again when school begins in the fall.”
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