Monday, February 9, 2009

Pea Ridge Trip

The history club will be visiting Pea Ridge National Military Park on Friday, February 13. Pea Ridge was a very important battle which helped keep the state of Missouri for the Union. Here are some interesting facts taken from the web site:

Almost half of the enlisted troops and many of the officers in the Union Army of the Southwest at the Battle of Pea Ridge spoke German as their first language.

When Confederate General Van Dorn heard news that Curtis pushed Price out of Missouri, he set out to take personal charge of an attack on Curtis, along with Price and McCulloch. He arrived at Price’s headquarters in an ambulance, braving a severe illness resulting from falling into an icy stream.

There were four Medal of Honor recipients in the Battle of Pea Ridge: Private Albert Power, Captain William P. Black, Colonel Eugene A. Carr, and Colonel Francis J. Herron.

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Har Ber Village, Grove Oklahoma

Our first trip this year will be to Har-Ber Village in Grove, Oklahoma. We chose to go here because it reflects history of our area over the past 150 years. It is a wonderful place to learn about every day life in the Ozarks. We are looking forward to this trip!

We will post pictures after our trip, so be on the look out for them!

Congratulations New History Club Members

Here is the list of the new History Club members:

5th Grade
Seth Reese
Vanessa Montoya
Sarah Fore
Parker Owens
Anna Abercrombie
Suzanne Scott

6th Grade
Trystan Faulkner
Colby Cash
Serenity Wilshusen
Ben Reese
Dillion Lance

History Club members are chosen strictly by the essay they write for their application. If you would like to join the History Club next year please focus on the essay.

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Activities Planned for 2008-2009

Here is the list of planned activities for this school year.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Monday, September 17, 2007

Tsa La Gi Pictures

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Name that Indigenous Tribe!!

Name the American Indian Tribe that was forced to relocate creating the now infamous "Trail of Tears"?