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Gussner history day

Gussner fifth grade students studied the lives of various famous people and presented their character's stories.

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Henry Ford, the automobile maker, had part of his life told through Andrew Olson, a fifth grade student at Gussner Elementary School.
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Jane Goodall, an English primatologist and anthropologist, is portrayed by Hadley Jackson as part of the fifth grade project at Gussner Elementary School in Jamestown.
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Braxtyn Nenow studied the life of Milton Hershey and reported on the chocolate company and the other things he did.
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Milli Maus didn't do any singing, but she did tell about the living life of Dolly Parton for her fifth grade project.
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Life stories about Mother Teresa were told by Peyton Brunner. The fifth grade students at Gussner Elementary worked on a multicurricular project that took several weeks to complete.
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Macey Neumiller wanted to learn about the famous chef, Julie Child and Maci Fisher studied the secret diary writings of Anne Frank. Students studied their chosen characters for more than a month.
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Delia Stoudt, left, studied Laura Ingalls Wilder, an American writer, while Joan of Arc was played by Danielle Carbajal. The students worked on the cross curricular project using reading, writing, social studies, art and more.
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The life of Cleopatra, the queen of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, was brought to life through McKenziee Goodrich as she talked about the short-lived dynasty ruler.
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Isabelle Maddock wore a wig and talked about the life of Oprah Winfrey.
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The group met May 11, 2022.
The students wrote an essay.
Various artwork is on display.
A meeting is planned.