While it was a first for Meadowlark
Elementary School, it was a fourth for Mint Canyon Community School in the Sulphur Springs district.
Running towards him, calling for the ball, was Meadowlark
Lemon, the star of the Globetrotters, who seemed to be all arms and legs.
The Nature Conservancy has bought a big tract of farmland and streamside forest southeast of Fern Ridge Lake as part of ongoing efforts to protect wildlife around the lake, including the western meadowlark
, which needs extensive grassland for nesting.
While other schools have cut back on physical education, history and science programs, Meadowlark
continues to offer a well-rounded curriculum, Principal Margaret Gonder said.
Lemon, who is in the photo, was known as the clown king as he used to drop down very low and dribble the ball, then get up and just tap it into the net.
Tuesday at Meadowlark
Prairie in the West Eugene Wetlands.
But Harnett hopes that the community's confidence in this board is growing and that residents are seeing changes in the school system, such as Meadowlark
Elementary School's recognition this year as a California Distinguished School.
Two other men, Leroy Herbert, 22, of Meadowlark
Close, St Mellons and Cain McKenzie, 18, of Ellen Street, Butetown, were both found not guilty of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
Along with Parker, which opened as Ellis Parker Elementary School in the fall of 1959, just after Hawaii became the 50th state, Coburg, Crest Drive and Meadowlark
elementary schools all saw their final days Thursday - the last day of classes for the 2010-11 school year in the Eugene School District.
She's pleased with her daughter's teachers at Meadowlark
Elementary School but said it's easy for children to get lost in the mix there and urged class reductions.
In the dock with Burrell at Cardiff Crown Court were Gary White, 37, of Clive Street, Grangetown, Leroy Herbert, 19, of Meadowlark
Close, St Mellons, and Cain McKenzie, also 19, of Ellen Street, Butetown, who all deny conspiring to pervert the cause of justice following her death.
Elementary School second-graders and ATA sixth-graders will read original poetry and prose; Meadowlark
second-graders also will read their works at 7 p.