by Ricky Chavez
Datil Elementary students enjoyed the afternoon of October 15, 2015 by performing their Declamation skits and speeches. Several families were in attendance and the students are to be applauded on their presentations and the hard work, time and commitment they put into their skits. Winners are:
Grades k-3, First – Colton Platt (Branding Time), Second- Chisum Harriett (Big John), Third – Nia Haffey (The Rattle Snake)
Grades 4-6, First – Aricella Real (Phantom 309), Second – Mary Elizabeth Russo (The Lost Girl), Third – Desiree Blakemore (Fire & Ice)
Overall All-Around— Harvey Platt (The Ranch Rig)
Afterwards, the Datil Fire Department discussed fire prevention within the home with the parents in attend- ance. Meanwhile the students were introduced to the procedures of the fire engine and ambulance. It was also stressed how important it is to contact 911 during an emergency.
The students are also to be highly praised for working diligently and have become more comfortable with the challenges in their new grade levels.
Winner of the Datil Declamation Contest, Harvey Platt, for “The Ranch Rig”