North Tahoe Middle School: Mummies, pyramids and sarcophagi, Oh my!
March 16, 2010
School’s sixth grade transformed their cafeteria into an Ancient Egyptian Museum and showed off their creations to peers and parents Feb. 25.
and#8220;A Day in Egypt,and#8221; which was previously an annual event, was re-introduced this year by sixth grade teachers Kelley Ogilvy, Lisa McCready and Tara House. and#8220;When the teachers who used to do the Egyptian Museum either retired or changed positions, the program went by the wayside for a few years,and#8221; said Ogilvy, who explained that a social studies unit was taught the weeks prior while the students worked on their projects at home. and#8220;We hope to continue this and make it an annual event again,and#8221; she added.
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