School & Community
Library hosts the annual RCHS Parade of Trees
Photo: Zachary Dye/Eagle's Nest
Christmas time is upon us, and once again you can walk around the library and peek over the barrier to see the tops of the Parade of Trees contest participants.
Each year the Rhea County High School Library hosts the Parade of Trees. In this holiday contest, different classes from around the school submit decorated Christmas trees that are usually themed toward that class’s subject.
This year the library had eight participants. They include: Mr. Hoose’s Art III class, Mrs. Curl’s, Mrs. Faulkner’s, Mrs. Young’s, and the Special Program’s Spanish classes, Mrs. Bailey’s and Mr. Price’s Math classes, and Mrs. Able’s Chemistry classes.
Prizes are awarded to the first through fourth place trees. First place is a $50 award, second place is a $25 award, third place is a $15 award and fourth place is a $10 award. The librarians invite judges from around the community to score the trees. This year there will be an additional award of $50 that goes to the tree that Mr. Messimer feels has been best decorated to encompass the Course Learning Expectations for that class’s subject.
The awards were as follows: a tie for third place to Mrs. Faulkner’s and Mrs. Young’s Spanish classes’ trees, second place to Mrs. Able’s Chemistry classes’ tree, and first place to Mrs. Curl’s Spanish classes’ tree. The principal’s award for “best to incorporate CLE standards” was Mrs. Able’s mole tree.
Thanks to all of the participants and judges for another great year.