Albion fourth-graders get in pioneer spirit
ALBION – Carol Miller, a volunteer during Pioneer Day for Albion fourth-graders, showed students, including Jordan Brooks how to use a washboard to do laundry.
Students learning old-time skills at several stations today, including stencil work, churning butter, tin punching, candle making and other activities.
Cathy Hryhorenko, an Albion teacher, works with students to churn butter. Fourth-graders have been studying New York history this year and today’s Pioneer Day was one of the highlights.
Xavier Byrd makes a yard doll during one of today’s Pioneer Day activities.
Sara Moore, a volunteer for the day, showed students how to iron.
Teacher Mary Jane Klips showed students how to punch tin.
Pioneer Day has been a tradition for Albion fourth-graders for about 30 years.