St. Stephen Elementary celebrates Colonial Days

  • Thursday, December 12, 2013

Provided Cassidy Carr dressed as Lydia Chapman Taft in the SSE hallway museum.


St. Stephen Elementary School students enjoyed Thanksgiving during school because the days were full of fun, learning and new traditions. Beginning Nov. 26 the first and second grade teachers held their first annual Colonial Feast. All first and second graders were treated to a large dinner with all the colonial trimmings.

On Nov. 23, St. Stephen Elementary held its second annual, school-wide Colonial Day. Students in grades 1-5 become wax figures of historic colonialists.

All students are encouraged to dress in colonial attire as they walked around the school listening to a short biography of each wax figure. In addition to the celebration, the first grade class received a private lesson from Ms. Lenora Kennedy on how to create a rag rug using a nail, just like the colonists did.

Community Lunch

The St. Stephen Community History Room and Café will be open on Thursday, Dec. 12 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. The menu will consist of baked turkey, cornbread dressing with gravy, candied yams, garden peas and cranberry sauce.

The cost of lunch is $7. Dine in or take out plates are available.

The community café is located on Bay Street, inside of the St. Stephen History Room, and managed by local volunteers. Support from the public is greatly appreciated.

If more information is needed or you would like to place an order in advance, call 670-6213.

Kid’s Day Chili Cook Off

The Shriners Hillbilly Clan 82 Outhouse 1 will host the fifth annual Chili Cook Off at the Steel Horse Saloon, 2033 Old Highway 52 in Moncks Corner on Dec. 15. Judging will be at 2 p.m. Please have chili entered by 1:30 p.m. The entry fee is $5.

The first prize winner receives $100. A $5 donation for all the chili you can eat.

Each year the Hillbilly’s host a Kids Day for the local Shriner children. Donations of new children toys and food and drinks are needed for this event. All proceeds are to benefit future Kids Days.

During the event there will be live entertainment, 50/50, raffles and auctions. If more information is needed call 761-3399.

Birthday Wishes

Happy Birthday to Janelle Belk, Greg Clark, Jennifer Easler, Gunner Floyd, Betty Fort, Jesse Harris, Blane Hoffman, Ralph Hood, Randy Knight, April Moody, Bryson Morris, Iris Neal, Cheryl Scott, DeAnna Trout, Andrew Wadford and Kevin Wadford.

Prayers and Get Well

Take time out of your busy day to pray for and to offer best wishes to Elma Atkins, David Ayers and family, Metro Borop, Ruth Brassell, Frank Conrad, Roy Edens, Sandy Faber, Wayne Gamble, Claudia Guerry, Darrell Harris, Dorothy Harris, Louise Harris, Gail Humbert, Lonnie Kessler, Laverne Krivohlavek, Joyce Lewis, Earline Brown-May, Louise McMakin, Roger McMakin, William McMakin, Kary “Hollywood” Mitchum and family, Betty Rich Morris, Samuel “Sambo” Pipkin, Louise Rich, Peggy Schipmann, Thelma Schurlknight, Ginny Tucker, Mae Welch, Norma Winn and for any unspoken prayers needed.

Pray for our troops and their families, for the selfless acts they perform for us. Keep in prayer Gov. Haley and her family, all Veterans, SC Masons, SC Order of the Eastern Star, Rainbow families, and our school system in Berkeley County.

Have a blessed week!

If you have news to share, contact Betty Delk at bwdelk@tds.net before Noon on Wednesdays, the week before all scheduled events.

Mail items to 195 Crest Lane, St. Stephen, SC 29479.

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