By Robert L. Chakar, Jr., Ed.D On Friday, December 7th we hosted our Annual Senior Citizens’ Christmas Dinner. Many Andes residents over the age of 55 joined us for a wonderful turkey dinner prepared by Mrs. Laurie Day and her cafeteria staff, Ms. Julie Nelson and Ms. Angela Davila-Maxwell. Mrs. Kathy Whittaker organized students to
By Jim Andrews When I came home from work tonight and opened the kitchen door, I heard the oil burner running in the cellar and felt the warmth that it produced from my 90-year-old radiators. A glance at the thermometer on the back porch verified that it was cold. 10 degrees cold! As much as
On Wednesday, November 14th, Andes Central School took a school-wide field trip to NYC to see the Broadway show, Frozen. This trip was made possible, in part, by our Arts in Education funding. We also received a grant from the O’Connor Foundation to help with the cost of the trip.
Locally when wandering around the field edges in early November, I came upon a cottontail rabbit that instantly fled upon noting my presence. I called it a survivor rabbit. Later, on the same stroll I found a clump of rabbit fur which obviously came from a less alert non-survivor.
Each year we have a special celebration of distributing Christmas stockings full of extra special snacks, and gifts such as soft toys and pencils. We invite our readers and supporters to contribute to this event. Checks may be made out to Andes Healthy SnakPaks and sent to the above address or given to one of the volunteers.