Today was an exciting day for the second grade class. Each year, students learn about the Wright Brothers. Curiosity, determination, courage, and perseverance are qualities that always come up in discussion when learning about these two inventors. “These qualities are ones that I wish to instill in my second graders,” said Mrs. Wallis.
When the story of the invention of the airplane and the lives of two ordinary brothers was first introduced to the students of St. James Academy 12 years ago, it was the 100th anniversary of this invention. Each year, the excitement of wonder and discovery of this science, reading, and social studies unit grows greater. The students read a biography of Orville and Read More