JANUARY 17, 2023 — On Friday, January 13th, students and staff at Lyons Elementary School celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with an afternoon assembly. The event included singing throughout, with the LES Chorus both performing as well as leading singalongs with the audience. Highlights also included a poetry reading, a Reader’s Theater, and a presentation of awards for the MLK Contest.
This year's MLK Contest asked students to create posters and poems answering either what freedom means to them or how they help others. Two winners in each category were announced at the assembly. Congratulations to the following winners:
What Freedom Means to Me Morgan Metcalf Mackenzie Kesel
How I Help Others Abraham Thurston & Emily Thurston (tie) Amayah Turner
Honorable Mentions Kingston Scott Marleigh Stone Juni Gonzales