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Eastside Middle School Colonial Days
For the second consecutive year, Eastside Middle School students held colonial days. Alyssa Aikman and teacher Pascal Bailey demonstrated basket weaving in one of the many booths. Victoria Smith explained her role as a cobbler (shoe maker). Logan Gentry and Jacob Neal were hard at work as gunsmiths. Zachary Compton gave his presentation to visitors during colonial days. Students such as Macy Britt enjoyed relating their colonial character to visitors. Ricky Perez in the foreground along with Camden Bohannon and Tyler Frakes explained in colonial days to fellow EMS students. Chloe Billing portrayed Minister John Smith. Emily Hardin played the part of a baker while Dillon Robison was a tavern owner and each had samples such as cookies and grape juice for students and staff. Hannah Young showed students wigs available at her shop. Isabella Smith spoke about her family tannery business (not skin tanning...preserving animal skins for people to wear in cold weather months). Welcome to the colonial days school at Eastside. Students learned how iron was forged during colonial days. Teacher David DeBold and a student listened to a church pastor. Bush's silver smithing drew the attention of students. Barrel making was an essential skill in colonial days as well as in modern times, Students enjoyed communion at the colonial church. Students learned how to make traps to catch animals for food and clothing. The brew house and the bakery were two of many stops on the colonial days tour. How to make hats was the subject of this booth. Teacher David DeBold took notes about a farmer's role during colonial days.