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Meadowlark fifth graders present American History through Wax Museum


April 25, 2018

Before the start of the recent wax museum at Meadowlark Elementary, Mohammed Ali (Oliver Standiford) and Dale Earnhardt (Trevin Warburton) have an informal chat. Ali was the world heavy weight boxing champion in 1964 and Earnhardt seven Winston Cup championships on the NASCAR circuit. The theme of this year's wax museum was "Heroes and Heroines." Thirty-five fifth graders researched and shared historical information about famous people who "had an impact on America.

Thirty-five fifth graders from Meadowlark Elementary hosted their annual wax museum. Each student selects a character from American History which they learn about and represent for the project. This year's theme was "Heroes and Heroines." Fifth grade teachers Lesa MacLeod and Megan Hinebauch said the historical figures were "people who had an impact on the U.S. in politics, sports, entertainment or scientific endeavors." The program has been ongoing at Meadowlark since the fall of 1992. But, there have been some changes and interruptions over the years.

A brief history of Meadowlark's wax m...

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