The School Moose are so exciting because the children in our elementary schools design and create them…..under the guidance of their teachers. The kids are so talented, it’s hard to believe they are just youngsters! The School Moose will be bid upon in a silent auction. ALL revenues from the School Moose will be returned to each individual school. Calling all grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins and proud parents…….bid on your school’s moose! It’s a great way to tell the children just how much we appreciate them. They are the future of Bennington!
I just had to share the first photo of a School Moose! “Handrew’ was designed by third grader Cooper Maxon! When art teacher Helen Greene asked Cooper what his inspiration was ……..he replied he’d gotten the idea from the Bennington Elementary High Five expectations. This is a new code of behavior adoped by the students! Cooper’s moose design won by a large margin which tells us that this new behavior plan is very popular with our students. Students working on ” Handrew” were Madelyn Minchew, Emalyn Peacock, Cooper Maxon, Tyler Champagne, Ivy Dewyer, Eric North, Daimyen Scribner-Morales, Kayla Mears, Dakota Collette, Christian Hassett, Peter Drew, Cheyenne Guetti, Emalyn Barber, Julia Kopala, Erica Burgess, Brenden Hay, Brianned Higgins, Marissa North, Kaitlyn Perrone, Darryl Kenyon, Faith Sallivan, Gretchen Sausville and Daisie Therriault. Here’s a couple of more photos of the kids hard at work.
All the 19 School Moose will be on display at the Stark Hose Gallery , 102 Pleasant Street. (next to Your Bellies Deli) from May 14-20, starting with an opening reception on May 14 from 5-7pm. Then they will be on display at various merchant locations in Bennington, starting May 23. Please visit the merchants and vote for your favorite moose!!!
School Moose Exhibit hours May 14-20
Friday, May 15: 5-7 pm
Saturday, May 16: 10am - 1pm and 3-8 pm
Sunday, May 17: 11am - 6pm
Monday, May 18: 10-1pm and 3-7pm
Tuesday, May 19: 10-1pm and 3-7pm
Wednesday, May 20: 10 to 1pm and 3 to 8pm.
Groups should call ahead to schedule a visit to gallery (802-447-3311)