Who is your choice for best display? CMS educators submitted their holiday-themed school displays, ranging from doors to bulletin boards. You can vote for the one you prefer by emailing us your favorite.
The choices are below...
Micah McKinney, Billingsville Elementary
“What better way to celebrate than with a present?” McKinney asked. “My students work hard and I want their hard work to be noticed. Their efforts and the work they produce is their gift to me. With this vivid display (of an unwrapped gift), their hard work and efforts were definitely noticed.”
Rachelle Myles, Clear Creek Elementary
“Our class did a snow-themed bulletin board since the winter theme for our class is all about snow and snowflakes,” Myles said.
“To create the board, I took pictures of the students posing like they were in the snow. After that, we cut around each students body so that it would look like the pictures were actually taken outside in the snow. I hot glued the fake snow on the bulletin paper, then hot glued the children on the snow like they were playing outside on a very snowy day.”
Josephine Burgos, Cochrane Collegiate Academy
“My students and I came up with this because we feel we were the perfect gift to our school,” Burgos said.
“We have taken our science classes to another level with our focus lessons. Our school has been recognized on national television and on Edutopia as one of the turnaround schools of the nation.”
LaTasha Stinson, Highland Creek Elementary
This bulletin board outside Stinson’s classroom is an arrangement of holiday customs and traditions from different countries around the world.
“It came to me as an idea last year with the introduction of the New Teacher Evaluation,” Stinson said. “At my school, we began to worry about how we can promote global awareness as one of the standards states. I thought since we have so many students of different backgrounds and ethnicities, a bulletin board to reflect that would absolutely be great. It took time to research all the customs and so forth, but the product I think is great.”
Susan Metcalf, Mallard Creek High cafeteria
“I chose this board because I can leave it up longer and it also makes people think before speaking,” Metcalf said. “It really makes the kids think when they come in to get a lunch number or ask to borrow money. They almost always comment. It's cute and different."