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Eastside Middle School Colonial Days
Teacher David DeBold took notes about a farmer's role during colonial days. How to make hats was the subject of this booth. The brew house and the bakery were two of many stops on the colonial days tour. Students learned how to make traps to catch animals for food and clothing. Students enjoyed communion at the colonial church. Barrel making was an essential skill in colonial days as well as in modern times, Bush's silver smithing drew the attention of students. Teacher David DeBold and a student listened to a church pastor. Students learned how iron was forged during colonial days. Welcome to the colonial days school at Eastside. Isabella Smith spoke about her family tannery business (not skin tanning...preserving animal skins for people to wear in cold weather months). Hannah Young showed students wigs available at her shop. Emily Hardin played the part of a baker while Dillon Robison was a tavern owner and each had samples such as cookies and grape juice for students and staff. Chloe Billing portrayed Minister John Smith. Ricky Perez in the foreground along with Camden Bohannon and Tyler Frakes explained in colonial days to fellow EMS students. Students such as Macy Britt enjoyed relating their colonial character to visitors. Zachary Compton gave his presentation to visitors during colonial days. Logan Gentry and Jacob Neal were hard at work as gunsmiths. Victoria Smith explained her role as a cobbler (shoe maker). For the second consecutive year, Eastside Middle School students held colonial days. Alyssa Aikman and teacher Pascal Bailey demonstrated basket weaving in one of the many booths.
Bullitt County Public Schools
1040 Highway 44 East
Shepherdsville, KY 40165