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River Rafter of the Month

December/january

River G. — Kindergarten, Sra. Arce

riverRiver is December and January’s River Rafter of the Month. River is kind, friendly, and confident. She enjoys drawing and playing with friends. Outside of those hobbies and learning about showing OARS, River’s favorite things at school are listening, standing tall, and buddy day! She loves sight words and learning Spanish. Her favorite memory as a River Rafter thus far is making new friends. Mark Twain has prepared River  to become a Veterinarian. River is excited about Kindergarten and plans to work hard to accomplish everything. When asked how she felt when nominated as River Rafter of the Month she said “I’m so excited!!”. River’s tips on being an outstanding River Rafter are to work hard, push in your seats, and walk straight. Some fun facts about River are that she likes to tell jokes, has met Queen Elsa, and walks like a princess when she wears dresses!  Keep up the good work, River. We are proud to have you as an integral part of our Mark Twain community!

Sierra W. — 5th Grade, Ms. Dini 

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Sierra is December and January’s River Rafter of the Month. Sierra is smart, helpful, and trustworthy. She enjoys music and drawing. Outside of those hobbies and learning about showing OARS, Sierra’s favorite things at school are buddies, Student Council, and Bucket Squad! She loves Science and P.S. Arts! Her favorite memory as a River Rafter thus far is going to the farm in Kindergarten. Mark Twain has prepared Sierra to become an Inventor.  Sierra is excited about 5th grade and plans to work hard to get good grades. When asked how she felt when nominated as River Rafter of the Month she said “I’m very grateful!”. Keep up the good work, Sierra. We are proud to have you as an integral part of our Mark Twain community!

November

Lemar A. — 2nd grade, Mrs. Monson

lemarLemar A. is November’s River Rafter of the Month. Lemar  is loving,caring, and smart. He enjoys soccer and basketball. Outside of those hobbies and learning about showing OARS, Lemar favorite things at school are reading, writing, and music class. He loves math and science. His favorite memory as a River Rafter thus far is becoming River Rafter of the Month! Mark Twain has prepared Lemar to become an engineer. Lemar is excited about 2nd grade and plans to work hard to achieve his goal. When asked how he felt when nominated as River Rafter of the Month he said” excited!”

Lemar said that some tips to be an outstanding River Rafter are “ to  help your teacher during and after class as well as show respect to one another.”  Fun fact, Lemar is from Afghanistan and his name means “of the sea”, “liquid of gold”, or “sun”. Pretty cool, right?  Keep up the good work, Lemar! We are proud to have you as an integral part of our Mark Twain community!

Orrin B. — 4th grade, Sra. Martinez

orrinOrrin B. is November’s River Rafter of the Month. Orrin  is hard-working, helpful, and fun. He enjoys reading and archery. Outside of those hobbies and learning about showing OARS, Orrin’s favorite things at school are math, writing, and reading!. His favorite subjects are reading and math. His favorite memory as a River Rafter thus far is his 3rd grade party! Mark Twain has prepared Orring to become an astronaut. Orrin is excited about 4th grade and plans to work hard to show OARS. When asked how he felt when nominated as River Rafter of the Month he said” AWESOME!” 

Some of Orrin’s other hobbies are that he enjoys playing with his friends and going to the park. Hey River Rafters, Orrin has a great tip on how to be an outstanding River Rafter, he said  we all can “pay attention in class” and we will be outstanding!! Thank you Orrin. Keep up the good work! We are proud to have you as an integral part of our Mark Twain community!