A full week of activities
Augusta’s Garfield Elementary School is turning 100 years old. Garfield School turns 100 this year. In true Garfield fashion, a celebration is planned for the week of Nov. 12-16.
The week’s events include:
* Tuesday, Nov. 12, each student will visit the Augusta Historical Museum learn the history of their school and community.
* Wednesday, Nov. 14, students will participate in a virtual field trip to an old one room school house using the Virtual Reality technology that Megan Vittitow facilitates at the middle school.
* Thursday, Nov. 15 will be a “throwback” day where students will rotate through every classroom and learning things from the early 1900’s. There will be old games, quilting, and much more.
* Friday, Nov. 16 will feature a ice cream social with past students and teachers invited to attend e and watch a slideshow. The slideshow includes interviews of past teachers and principals sharing their favorite Garfield memories and also will have old pictures of the building and kids. The slideshow at 2:30 p.m. will be followed by ice cream sandwiches for everyone.