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CES students make Mexican pizzas

Campbellsville Elementary School Wings Express students recently learned how to make their own pizzas.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, recently came to Wings Express to read to students and talk to them about eating healthy.

 

Freeman read “The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza” by Philemon Sturges and then discussed with students how they make their very own pizzas without using an oven.

 

Students made their own pizzas by using a corn tortilla and adding salsa, cheese, bell peppers, onions, corn and black beans.

 

When finished, students enjoyed their pizzas as a snack.

 

At Wings Express, students receive help with reading, math, science, technology, social skills and more. They also participate in activities to learn about nutrition.

 

Wings Express students stay at school from 3 to 5 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays and from 1 to 3 p.m. on Fridays for activities.

 

There are no Wings Express activities on Wednesdays.

 

Students are given a snack and then divided into groups to participate in programs that best fit their needs.

 

About 90 students will participate in the Wings Express program.

 

Amanda Barnett is Wings Express director.

 

For more information about the program, call Barnett at (270) 465-4561 Ext. 31141.

 

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, reads “The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza.”

Angie Freeman, expanded foods and nutrition program assistant at Taylor County Extension Office, reads “The Little Red Hen Makes a Pizza.”

 

From left, CES kindergarteners Marlee Dickens, Cloud Malone and Aubrey Novak make their own Mexican pizzas.

From left, CES kindergarteners Marlee Dickens, Cloud Malone and Aubrey Novak make their own Mexican pizzas.

 

CES kindergarteners, from left, Braydan Dyer, Jackson Wright, LeeAnna Garvin and Marlee Dickens make their own Mexican pizzas.

CES kindergarteners, from left, Braydan Dyer, Jackson Wright, LeeAnna Garvin and Marlee Dickens make their own Mexican pizzas.

 

CES kindergarteners Aubrey Allen, at left, and Elyzabeth Fisher enjoy their Mexican pizzas.

CES kindergarteners Aubrey Allen, at left, and Elyzabeth Fisher enjoy their Mexican pizzas.

 

CES kindergartener Quincy Travis enjoys his Mexican pizza.

CES kindergartener Quincy Travis enjoys his Mexican pizza.

 

CES kindergartener Cloud Malone enjoys his Mexican pizza.

CES kindergartener Cloud Malone enjoys his Mexican pizza.

 

CES kindergarteners Trinity Clark, at left, and Jackson Wright enjoy their Mexican pizzas.

CES kindergarteners Trinity Clark, at left, and Jackson Wright enjoy their Mexican pizzas.

 

CES first-graders, from left, Maleigha Travis, Ammarissa Nunez and Serenity Taylor make their own Mexican pizzas.

CES first-graders, from left, Maleigha Travis, Ammarissa Nunez and Serenity Taylor make their own Mexican pizzas.

 

From left, CES first-graders Addelyn Dooley, Amani Bridgewater, Karson Burchett and Serenity Taylor enjoy their Mexican pizzas.

From left, CES first-graders Addelyn Dooley, Amani Bridgewater, Karson Burchett and Serenity Taylor enjoy their Mexican pizzas.





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