A local thespian brought the character The Cat in the Hat to life for all BPS students during library classes the week of Feb 29-March3. The RAA Arts-in-Education sponsored this to enrich the celebration of Dr. Seuss's birthday happening at BPS. In addition to reading The Cat in the Hat to all classes, The Cat browsed for books during checkout time, appeared in various classrooms, lunch periods and recess times throughout the week.
“The Hoosier Pioneer is a character compiled from several different accounts of the period 1770-1810. The program centers around the life of Andrew Amonett, a true-to-life frontiersman of the Indiana Territory. The presentation, complete with tall tales, deals with various aspects of frontier life and dangers faced in the Indiana Territory just prior to the War of 1812. Topics include trapping, militia service, Indian affairs, tools, weapons and frontier clothing. – from Kevi