2011-06-16 / News

Melrose Avenue students learn about famous women



Clara Barton 
Third-grader Julia Littlefield did her presentation on Clara Barton.Barton, who was born in Massachusetts in 1821, organized theAmerican Red Cross. Clara Barton Third-grader Julia Littlefield did her presentation on Clara Barton.Barton, who was born in Massachusetts in 1821, organized theAmerican Red Cross.

J.K. Rowlings 
Third-grader William Schottdid his presentation on J.K.Rowlings, author and creatorof the Harry Potter fantasyseries. J.K. Rowlings Third-grader William Schottdid his presentation on J.K.Rowlings, author and creatorof the Harry Potter fantasyseries.

Marie Curie 
Third-graders, from left, Henry Benson and Adam DiBiase didtheir presentation on Marie Curie, a chemist who won two NobelPrizes. Marie Curie Third-graders, from left, Henry Benson and Adam DiBiase didtheir presentation on Marie Curie, a chemist who won two NobelPrizes.

Cleopatra 
Third-grader Amelia Urquhart did her presentation on Cleopatra,the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra was a memberthe Ptolemaic dynasty, which began ruling the country afterAlexander the Great’s death. Cleopatra Third-grader Amelia Urquhart did her presentation on Cleopatra,the last pharaoh of Ancient Egypt. Cleopatra was a memberthe Ptolemaic dynasty, which began ruling the country afterAlexander the Great’s death.

Anne Hutchinson 
Third-grader Michael Hutchingsdid his presentation on AnneHutchinson, a local religiousleader who was banned fromthe Massachusetts Bay Colonyand excommunicated from thePuritan Church. Anne Hutchinson Third-grader Michael Hutchingsdid his presentation on AnneHutchinson, a local religiousleader who was banned fromthe Massachusetts Bay Colonyand excommunicated from thePuritan Church.

Brown and Rudolph 
Third-graders, from left, Nolan Bush and Charley Simmonspose with their presentations. Nolan did his on Ida Brown, whileCharley researched Wilma Rudolph for her project.Photos by Andrea von Hohenleiten Brown and Rudolph Third-graders, from left, Nolan Bush and Charley Simmonspose with their presentations. Nolan did his on Ida Brown, whileCharley researched Wilma Rudolph for her project.Photos by Andrea von Hohenleiten

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