Melrose Avenue students learn about famous women
Third-grader Julia Littlefield did her presentation on Clara Barton.Barton, who was born in Massachusetts in 1821, organized theAmerican Red Cross.
Third-grader William Schottdid his presentation on J.K.Rowlings, author and creatorof the Harry Potter fantasyseries.
Third-graders, from left, Henry Benson and Adam DiBiase didtheir presentation on Marie Curie, a chemist who won two NobelPrizes.
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 Greats death.
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
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