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Story last updated at 8:31 PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Chapman marks 100th day

By Conrad Wooodhead


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Teachers (from left) Matthew Creamer, Chris Crum and Donna Austin, and student Ro'en Bice dress like they're 100.

It is hard to believe that Feb. 8 represented the 100th day of school for Chapman students this year. To celebrate, the 131 students participated in Spirit Week, topped off by a pep assembly on Feb. 10.

The celebration on Feb. 8 included morning rotations that took students through six different stations. In most of the stations, students participated in art activities.

One highlight of the week was a visit from my former students from Unalakleet, who were traveling through the area for a basketball road trip. Unalakleet boys' and girls' basketball teams demonstrated several Native Youth Olympic events in a morning assembly, and then led one of the rotations. At this rotation, Chapman Students practiced their skills in the one-foot high kick, the seal hop, leg wrestling and the one-arm reach. This station proved wildly popular with students.

The efforts from Unalakleet students were much appreciated and we're hoping their travels will bring them through the area in the future.

If you would like to learn more about Chapman School, you can like us on Facebook at Chapman School Anchor Point Alaska.

Conrad Woodhead is the principal of Chapman School in Anchor Point.