Harrisonville Elementary School students were honored at an assembly April 5. The school hosts monthly assemblies to recognize student accomplishments.
Students who exhibit the character trait of the month are named Wildcats of the Month. The honored students received a certificate and a T-shirt from the Harrisonville Optimist Club. The Applebee’s Golden Apple recipient for March was second grade teacher Abby Masters.
More than 350 students were honored for meeting their reading goals for March.
Students at the school participated in two recent charity events and results were announced at the assembly. Jump Rope for Heart organizer and PE teacher Peg Kelly reported that students raised over $3,900 for the American Heart Association. Counselor Brian Graber announced the school’s Pennies for Patients drive total – over $965.75. Pennies for Patients supports the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.
Also at the assembly, HES hosted a special recognition for fourth graders who scored in the Advanced level on the MAP test as third graders last year. Those recognized included Josie Anderson, Hunter Baker, Abigail Borland, Emily Brewer, Dakota Butler, Nathanael DeVenney, Lacy Dunsworth, Kendall Fischer, George Frees, Kiley Friend, Emily Gray, Walker Holden, Kaci Johnson, Kadin Lacy, Anthony Lakin, Erison Maxwell, Delaney McGuire, Selah Norman, Colleen O’Reilly, Mary O’Reilly, Tera Reberry, Hannah Reynolds, River Riley, Montgomery Schroeder, Jacob Ward, Jacob Williams, Ian Briggs, Kaley Caldwell, Bradley Fitzpatrick, Edison Hayward, Hudson Johnson, Evyn Joslyn, Sawyer Lundeen, Jakob Norris, Jayce Percival, Brayden Talley and Dakoda Tye.