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Fifth Graders at Thompson Intermediate Kickoff their Super Citizens Journey

More than 475 crown-wearing, flag-waving fifth graders cheered, clapped and counted down to a grand entrance by Libby Liberty™ at Thompson Intermediate School Gymnasium. Fresh off her Next Great Americans Tour bus, the lady in green brought history to life and introduced students to the 10-week civics, character, financial literacy and social studies program they'll [...]

Meadow View Second Graders Begin their Super Citizen Journey and Meet Libby Liberty™

Today, more than 275 second graders from the Meadow View Elementary cheered and counted down to the grand entrance of Libby Liberty™. Wearing green paper crowns and waving tiny American flags, they showed their enthusiasm for the Super Citizen Program they'll begin after today's theatrical performance. Liberty Learning Foundation (with generous sponsorship by the Shelby [...]

Libby Liberty™ Jumps off Her Pedestal to Meet the Second Graders of Creek View Elementary!

Today 275 second graders from Creek View Elementary cheered and counted down to the grand entrance of Libby Liberty™. Wearing green paper crowns and waving tiny American flags, they showed their enthusiasm for the Super Citizen Program they'll begin after today's theatrical performance. Liberty Learning Foundation (with generous sponsorship by The Shelby County Community Alliance) [...]

Chelsea Park Second Graders Honor Community Heroes And Become Heroes!

Today, 2nd graders from Chelsea Park Elementary filled the cafeteria.  After finishing 10 weeks in the Super Citizen Program, they are gathered to celebrate their accomplishments and honor local heroes from the stage. Thanks to Mr. Palmer and his very hands-on teaching, these students have begun learning about their important roles in America’s future. The [...]

Forest Oaks Elementary Second Graders Celebrate by Honoring Heroes!

Today, 2nd graders from Forest Oaks Elementary filled the cafeteria. After finishing 10 weeks in the Super Citizen Program, they are gathered to celebrate their accomplishments and honor local heroes from the stage. Thanks to Mr. Palmer and his very hands-on teaching, these students have begun learning about their important roles in America’s future. The [...]

Second Graders Of Forest Oaks Elementary Meet Libby Liberty™

Today, second graders from Forest Oaks Elementary cheered and counted down to the grand entrance of Libby Liberty™. Wearing green paper crowns and waving tiny American flags, they showed their enthusiasm for the Super Citizen Program they'll begin after today's theatrical performance. Liberty Learning Foundation (with generous sponsorship by Shelby County Community Alliance) is kicking [...]

Second Graders Of Chelsea Park Elementary Start Their Super Citizen Journey

Today, second graders from Chelsea Park Elementary cheered and counted down to the grand entrance of Libby Liberty™. Wearing green paper crowns and waving tiny American flags, they showed their enthusiasm for the Super Citizen Program they'll begin after today's theatrical performance. Liberty Learning Foundation (with generous sponsorship by Shelby County Community Alliance) is kicking [...]

Second Graders from Shades Cahaba Elementary Honor Heroes, Become Heroes Themselves

Last week, second graders from Shades Cahaba Elementary filled the gymnasium. After finishing 10 weeks in the Super Citizen Program, they are gathered to celebrate their accomplishments and honor local heroes from the stage. Thanks to Mr. Palmer and his very hands-on teaching, these students have begun learning about their important roles in America’s future. [...]

Creek View Second Graders Honor Heroes and Become Heroes Themselves

Today, 2nd graders from Creek View Elementary School filled the cafeteria. After finishing 10 weeks in the Super Citizen Program, they are gathered to celebrate their accomplishments and honor local heroes from the stage. "The Super Citizen Program teaches young children character and leadership," says second grade teacher Judi Roberson. "They absolutely loved it, [...]

Meadow View Super Citizens Honor Their Helping Hands Heroes

Today, 2nd graders from Meadow View Elementary School filled the cafeteria. After finishing 10 weeks in the Super Citizen Program, they are gathered to celebrate their accomplishments and honor local heroes from the stage. Thanks to Mr. Palmer and his very hands-on teaching, these students have begun learning about their important roles in America’s future. [...]