David Crockett Elementary
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Crockett administrators, staff sell BBQ to support Weatherford ISD: Members of the Crockett Elementary staff recently sold BBQ to help raise money for Weatherford ISD. Pictured (from left) are Amy Reader, Jennifer Phillips, and Crockett Elementary Principal Debbie Braudaway. Not pictured is Assistant Principal Mark Cook and Gail Smith (courtesy photo).
Crockett Elementary: Third grade students at Crockett Elementary recently donated items for the Pythian Home. Cinde Watson, director of public relations, spoke the students about the Pythian Home. Each month, third graders at Crockett participate in a different mission project which has helped them learn the importance of helping others in the community.
Fifth grade students at Crockett Elementary participate in the school's annual Matheroni Grill which gives them an opportunity to brush up on their math skills while moving from station-to-station in the library. The purpose of Matheroni Grill is to prepare students for Monday's TAKS Math test.
Matheroni Grill: Crockett AMI teacher Kayla Cagle helps fifth grader Connor Ray with a math assignment at today's Matheroni Grill setup in the library (photo by DERIK MOORE).
Third graders at Crockett Elementary recently donated items to the Parker County Animal Shelter. Students donated various items including: dog food, cat food, hand sanitizers, dog bones, newspapers, towels and more.
Each month third graders from Crockett participate in a different "Mission of the Month". Crockett Cubs are always eager to help different organizations and people in the Weatherford community by their Mission of the Month projects.
Weatherford High School senior Logan Hannah and his brother, Blake (WHS 2010 graduate) visited Crockett Elementary to give third grade students an opportunity to estimate, measure, and compare the measurement of height, circumference of the head, neck, wrist, nose, foot, and much more.
To the surprise of everyone, one measurement was exactly the same. The nose on both Logan and Crockett Elementary third grader Andrew Whitsitt measured 2 inches. The "Humble Giants,” to third graders, gave students an experience they will not soon forget.
Logan Hannah Andrew Whitsitt
Height: 7' 1 1/2" Height: 4' 1"
Cir. of head: 23" Cir. of head: 21"
Crockett Elementary Spelling Bee Winners: Crockett Elementary fourth grader Madison Taylor (middle) won the recent campus Spelling Bee and will advance to the District round. Also pictured is fifth grader Avery Bullock (left) and sixth grader Kaitlynn Potter (courtesy photo).