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SCHOOL DAY OUT: Central Christian students venture out for a day


Amelia Nagel gives Ginger some attention Sept. 8 at Central Christian School during School Day Out.

Central Christian social studies teacher Bob Troyer helps eighth-graders Ben Miller and Stefano McCurdy-Aquero get settled in their canoe before they venture out in the lake at Camp Luz last week during School Day Out.

Central Christian Middle School students canoe, share a pedal boat and do other outdoor activities Sept. 8 at Camp Luz during the school’s annual School Day Out.

CCS teacher Bob Troyer gives students’ pedal boat a push from the dock at Camp Luz: Preston Clark, Adin Horst, Aaron Lehman, Jude Patterson, and Aaron Laird.

Breckie Johnson pets Skeeter outside Central Christian School. Stirrup Courage Equestrian Learning Center brought some four-legged friends for the students to groom and pet.

KIDRON Central Christian students traded canoe paddles for pencils, visited with horses, played games, and enjoyed a day of recess to help set a positive tone for the rest of the school year.

“This is the cutest horse I’ve ever seen!” exclaimed fourth-grader Amelia Nagel Sept. 8 during Central Christian School’s annual School Day Out.

Nagel joined fellow elementary school students outside the school on the pleasant, sunny late summer day for a variety of activities including visits by horses from Stirrup Courage Equestrian Learning Center.

School Day Out has been a tried and true tradition at the beginning of nearly every school year for decades at the K-12 school in Kidron, which is committed to the Anabaptist faith.

Students, teachers and staff celebrate the day filled with worship, fellowship, organized games and social interaction in an outdoor setting to renew old relationships, and to help new students get to know classmates and teachers outside the classroom setting. Middle school students spent the day at Camp Luz and high school students traveled to Tuscora Park.

Read the complete story in the Sept. 15, 2021 edition.

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