Thank You!

A special thank you to the many Veterans and Auxiliary members who came to the Gilman Elementary to celebrate Veterans Day. The students appreciated the giving of your time to explain the history of the day and the folding of …

A Very Hungry Caterpillar????

A very hungry caterpillar in Illinois? Mr. Larry brought one to the second grade classrooms. You would be surprised to see how many things from Illinois were eaten by that caterpillar. Pumpkins, horseradish, field corn, sweet corn, soybeans, etc. Boy…was …

Sweet Potatoes and Lean Meats!

Sweet potatoes and lean meats were the topics of discussion during Mrs. Luhman’s monthly visit to talk about nutrition. She talked about the health benefits of each, read a story about Thanksgiving, and provided a healthy roll-up snack of turkey, …

It’s Halloween!

Second graders were very excited to celebrate Halloween with their classroom parties. Students in Mrs. Talbert’s class made mummies from glass jars, had a snack with a tombstone, played pumpkin bowling, and made a spider web with a real spider…..ring …