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Kentucky Kids' Day at Athens Elementary

Athens Hot Air Balloon

Athens Elementary School Family Resource Center in Fayette County made its students feel extra special for Kentucky Kid's Day by sponsoring a hot air balloon demonstration. John Herbst, a licensed pilot, conducted the demonstration. Students decorated the halls with miniature hot air balloons. The Lexington Fire and Police Department brought fire trucks, motorcycles, cars, and a mobile command unit for the students to tour. The Parent Teacher Association provided popcorn and drinks to all the students. Special thanks to Principal Peggy Henderson; Lisa Stone, director of elementary schools; Deneia Thomas, equity resource specialist; and Mary Ann McKenzie, Region 10 regional program panager for attending and supporting this event. Carla Jackson is the Family Resource Center coordinator.

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Last Updated 3/16/2009