Drinking Gourd Elementary School

Photo Album

Father and daughter concentrate to finish her quilt during a Quail class Quilting Bee.

Father and daughter concentrate to finish her quilt during a Quail class Quilting Bee.

Field trip to the U of O helps Drinking Gourd kids learn about fossils.                                                           Field trip to the University of Oregon helps Drinking Gourd students expand their knowledge of fossils and local living fossils.

                                                           Each North Star describes their assumed identity and occupation in a culmination of their study of colonial times.

Using a drop spindle to spin yarn takes concentration.                                                            Using a drop spindle to spin yarn takes concentration.

We had a bake sale to raise money for Koko's Gorilla Sanctuary in Hawaii.

We had a bake sale to raise money for Koko's Gorilla Sanctuary in Hawaii.

  handmade costumes at Halloween

                                                        Drinking Gourd kids put their imagination to good use when making costumes by hand to celebrate Halloween at school.


Quails perform to large audiences!

Quails perform to large audiences!

Drinking Gourd kids at the Cascade Raptor Center

                                                     Learning about birds (and acting like birds) at the Cascade Raptor Center.


Friends have fun together on a field trip.

Friends have fun together on a field trip.

     

                                                    Teamwork and positive feedback help the kids feel good about themselves and their work as they get ready to perform at the library.


North Stars like to get comportable and read a good book.                                                    North Stars like to get comfortable and read a good book.

Playing the ancient Egyptian game Senet is fun.

Playing the ancient Egyptian game Senet is fun.


It's great to get messy on our annual Mud Day.                                                           It's great to get messy on our annual Mud Day!


Our fiber arts teacher showed us how to use a spinning wheel.

Our fiber arts teacher showed us how to use a spinning wheel.


That basket sure is high.

That basket sure is high.


   

Dioramas help students study subjects in a meaningful way.

       

Drinking Gourd's North Star class exhibit at the Eugene Public Library.


           

Art made by Drinking Gourd students lines the wall of the children's section at the library.