Photo by Verna Barr
Bear Den for April
Each month Cedaredge Elementary School honors select students from each class, based on their BRUIN Pride (B = backbone, R = respect, U = unique, I = inquisitive, and N = new learning). The students named to the April Bear Den are, from the left: front row — kindergarteners William Parker (R) and Libby Brooks (N) from Mrs. Meryn Harris’ class, Shelven Fair (R) and Kenzie Smothers (N) from Mrs. Janae Parsons’ class, Emma Durnez (R) and Gabrial Romero (N) from Mrs. Anna Shaklee’s class; first graders Jocelyn Rivera (B) and Marissa Smith (I) from Mrs. Jenna Arvidson’s class, Aspen Hilterbrand (B) and Jake Fast (N) from Ms. Nicole Melby’s class, Madison Carranza (R) and Damien Altamirano (N) (absent) from Mrs. Kelly Rienks’ class; middle row — second graders Gracie Fitts (N) and Skyler Bowers (N) from Ms. Stephanie Barton’s class, Faith Vader (B) and Jazzmine Harper (R) from Ms. Haley Benson’s class, Savannah Baldozier (R) and Hunter Kissner (N) from Mrs. Tricia Shriver’s class; third graders Jake Kuemmerlin (R&B) and Shyler Walker (B&R) from Mrs. Anna Gash’s class, Jadyn Gorham (N) and Mason Smelser (N) from Ms. Lampton’s class, Aby Lozano (R) and Cris Alejandre (I) from Ms. Stacy Schmalz’s class; back row — fourth graders Bailey Weiss (U) and Natalle Barnard (R) from Mr. Ryan Bonds’ class, Rebecca Hofius (B) and William Parker (R) from Mrs. Sheri McFadden’s class, Ellie Lewis (N) and Owen Craig (N) from Mr. Chuck Miller’s class; and fifth graders Manney Wilson (U) and Rebecca Bowers (B) from Mrs. Annie Griffin’s class, Emalee Brooks (R) and Luca Herod (R) from Mr. Kirby Henderson’s class, Courtney Freeman (B&R) and Faith Esquibel from Mr. Larry Thompson’s class. Each student had their photo taken with the school’s bear cub statue, which is posted on the bulletin board near the office, as well as recognition in the school newsletter and in the Delta County Independent.