Dobbins Elementary students paint for parents

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.Art students from the high school came to Dobbins Elementary to help the young students with their projects. THey helped the students get their supplies and place their projects in the designated areas.

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.Sue Holub had her high school art students come over to Dobbins to help with the ceramics project. Holub said that she and principal Michael Daley began working at PSHS before he became principal of Dobbins. She said they can reach out to each other with anything they need.

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.The fourth grade had done the project in the past, but this year principal Michael Daley expanded the project to all studnets at Dobbins Elementary. Pictured are from left, fourth grade students Aidyn Vranches, Julia Snyder, Jacob O'Bruba and Anthony Richmond.

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.Students at Poland Dobbins Elementary painted ceramic figures to give to their family for Christmas. Every child in the school participated in the event.

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Neighbors | Zack Shively.The students met in the gymnasium to paint their projects. Splash of Elegance provided the school with the ceramics for their event.

By ZACK SHIVELY

zshively@vindy.com

Students at Poland Dobbins Elementary decorated ceramics to give to their parents on Dec. 20.

Third- and fourth-grade students worked with Sue Holub, Poland Seminary High School’s art teacher, and her students to paint the ceramics. Splash of Elegance provided ceramics and paint for the day.

Dobbins Elementary principal Michael Daley said that the project allowed the students to give back to their families. He asked the students not to tell their families about the event, so they would be surprised.

The students enjoyed the activity. Many had fun painting the different ceramics. The students thought their parents would appreciate the gift.

“It’s really fun that we get to be creative,“ said fourth-grader Delaney Demetrios, who painted a project for her dad.

Holub and Daley have worked together for 16 years, when they both began working at the high school together. Holub said they can reach out to each other whenever they need something.

Dobbins Elementary students have done this project in the past; however, only the fourth grade had done it in the past. This was the first year that everyone in the school did the project.

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