Local Texas Game Wardens Teach Boating Safety at Electra Elementary

Texas Parks and Wildlife came to Electra Elementary on Friday, April 29, 2016 to teach the students about boating safety. With summer getting close, Game Warden McMahan, Game Warden Reed, and Game Warden Key taught the students how to wear life jackets, laws for boating, hypothermia, and how to tell if a person is drowning. They stressed to the students to never enter the water to save a drowning person but for them to use the method of reach, throw, and go get help. Through instruction and contest the students gained valuable information for the water.

Electra Class Teachers’ Present “Once Upon A Time…..”

Through the leadership of Mrs. Nancy Bigbie, Electra Classroom Teachers, with the help of the Electra Elementary students, presented “Once Upon A Time…….In A Magical Kingdom” on 4-28-2016.  Mrs. Fran Davis dressed as the Fairy Godmother was the Master of Ceremonies.  The night started off with the introduction of the Mr. and Mrs. EHS, Most Typical Boy and Girl, Favorites, and Beauties and Handsomes.  Most Handsome was awarded to Andrew Marsh and Most Beautiful was awarded to Ashlyn Prickett.  The Classroom Teachers’ Scholarship was then awarded to Brady Doss.  The Tiger Pride Ensemble also performed for the audience during the intermission.  The Electra Elementary’s 1st, 3rd, 5th, and 6th grade filled the night with song, dance and laughter as they performed scenes from Disney’s classics


Annual Electra Relay for Life a Success

Saturday, April 9, 2016, the annual Electra Relay for Life was held at the Electra Elementary. The event was a day filled with fun, games, thanks and remembrance.  Following the relay events, a lunch in honor of the survivors was given. The event ended with the lighting of the luminaries where names were read of those who survived and those who lost their battle with cancer.  Through the hard work and dedication of Dea Buchanan, the event brings awareness and the hope to end this devastating disease.

K. R. Woods Visits Electra Elementary

K. R. Woods, the creator and producer of the Texas Lone Star production, presented a medley of songs to the Electra Elementary students on April 5, 2016. The program was filled with fun and laughter as he invited students to come up on the stage.  Mr. Woods ended the program singing songs from the Texas production with this year’s Texas Lone Star Kids, 6th grade.