Society

Fifth graders ‘walk through history’

Top photo, narrators Jaycee Henderson and Cade Lambright portrayed Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam. Top photo, narrators Jaycee Henderson and Cade Lambright portrayed Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam. Fifth grade students at Rockdale Intermediate School presented their annual end-of-term “Walk Through History” in the school cafetorium.

The play, which includes students costumed as characters from America’s past tell the story of the country from pre- Columbian days to the age of high tech.

This year’s play was updated to include events as current as the Gulf Coast oil spill and the Haiti earthquake, including the video “We Are The World—25 For Haiti,” according to director Sandra Burrough.

A highlight of the annual play is always “commercials,” based on popular television ads.

“We had new Suddenlink and FreeCreditReport.com commercials for this year,” Burrough said.
Middle row (L-R) Taylor Wilson as Ben Franklin; Desean Jackson was Native American chief; colonial woman Kaitlyn Deary and Abbi Moreland as Martha Washington. Middle row (L-R) Taylor Wilson as Ben Franklin; Desean Jackson was Native American chief; colonial woman Kaitlyn Deary and Abbi Moreland as Martha Washington.
Reporter/Marie Bakken Reporter/Marie Bakken

Bottom row (L-R) Pocahontas (Krysten Miller) and Pilgrim settler (Kinley Mueller); lots of horse flesh in the midnight ride of Paul Revere with Michaela Bennett, Mary Ann Lopez, Cooper Weise Bottom row (L-R) Pocahontas (Krysten Miller) and Pilgrim settler (Kinley Mueller); lots of horse flesh in the midnight ride of Paul Revere with Michaela Bennett, Mary Ann Lopez, Cooper Weise


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