North Tahoe Middle School: Mummies, pyramids and sarcophagi, Oh my! | SierraSun.com

North Tahoe Middle School: Mummies, pyramids and sarcophagi, Oh my!

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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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