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Amy Parks-Heath celebrates end of first term with Mariner Achievement Rally

(HEATH, TX — November 9, 2017) The entire student body at Amy Parks-Heath Elementary gathered in the gym on Oct. 31 for the Mariner Achievement Rally to celebrate the end of the first term and to cheer for each other’s successes. Students sang the school song, recited pledges, received awards, participated in a Monster Mash flash dance, and then they got to slime the principals and pie the teachers!

At the rally, Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Patterson introduced the “Principal’s Excellence Award” that is a new award this year. Each term, they will chose two students from each grade that demonstrate APHE’s strong Mariner Values. For the first term, APHE recognized students for responsibility and teamwork, the words of the month for September and October.

Mariner Achievement Rally Excellence Award winners.

Principal’s Excellence Award for teamwork during the first term:
Kindergarten: Tripp Anderson
1st Grade: Norah Al-Rikabi
2nd Grade: Cam Epstein
3rd Grade: Liddy Brewer
4th Grade: James Lovell
5th Grade: Lucas Swize
6th Grade: Keegan Webb

Principal’s Excellence Award for responsibility during the first term:
Kindergarten: Georgia Woodham
1st Grade: Kelsey Hill
2nd Grade: Marisa Maberry
3rd Grade: Jayne Killough
4th Grade: Abby Anderson
5th Grade: Katye Krueger
6th Grade: Alexa Shaw

Perfect Attendance award winners.

Everyone who had perfect attendance received a green Perfect Attendance wristband and was entered in a drawing to receive a fun prize. Sixty percent of the students at APHE had perfect attendance during the first term. Winners of the drawing were:

Tripp Anderson (2nd grade)
Presley Ivy (Kindergarten)
Hayden Smith (3rd grade)

Since APHE students received a pledge from all 50-states during Boosterthon, they earned the opportunity to slime the principals! Congratulations to school-wide top fundraisers Aiden McDonald Rice (1st Grade) and Luke Sheffield (4th Grade), who received the highly-coveted award to pour the bucket of slime on Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Patterson!

The top fundraiser for each class earned the prize to pie their teacher in the face! The top fundraiser for each class that got to pie the teacher:

Kindergarten
Mrs. Barnes: Ava-Kate Fleming
Mrs. Gregory: William Davis
Mrs. Loesch: Wiley Beth Holland
Mrs. Davis: Bailey Bukovitz

1st Grade
Mrs. Blake: Riley Hunt
Mrs. Johnson: Charlotte Smith
Mrs. McMahon: Reese Satterfield
Mrs. Gates: Aiden McDonald Rice

2nd Grade
Mrs. Freeze: Lillian Spraggins
Mrs. Graham: McKinley Ownby
Mrs. Shaw: Breanna Weaver
Mrs. Young: Kennedy Walker

3rd Grade
Mrs. Cannon: Tayten Major
Mrs. Garrett: McKenzie Smith
Mrs. Twedell: Brock Moore
Mrs. Westerman: Braeden Parker

4th Grade
Mrs. Gordon: Landon Hatcher
Mrs. Kirkley: Luke Sheffield
Mrs. Marshall: Grant Gussio
Mrs. Turner: Harley Pruitt

5th Grade
Mrs. Harper: Owen Rodine
Mrs. Jobe: Samuel Hernandez
Mrs. Sanders: Jack Menges

6th Grade
Mrs. Bambico: Presley McGriff
Mrs. Bennett: Michai Dillon
Mrs. Darnell: Sienna Gussio
Mrs. Hume: Colby Raney

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