Creating entrepreneurs

December 25, 2014

G.R. Hampton students learn what it takes to run a business


Customers quickly got in line as Lori Baker’s sixth grade homeroom team of Jacob Burnett, Jordan Collins, Gavin Smith, Logan Hampton and Logan McDonald gave them each a chance to play the team’s version of the Angry Birds video game. Pictured, Layla Brock of Michelle Nelson’s second grade class lines up her shot before letting the ‘Angry Bird’ fly at the target.

Customers quickly got in line as Lori Baker’s sixth grade homeroom team of Jacob Burnett, Jordan Collins, Gavin Smith,
Logan Hampton and Logan McDonald gave them each a chance to play the team’s version of the Angry Birds video game.
Pictured, Layla Brock of Michelle Nelson’s second grade class lines up her shot before letting the ‘Angry Bird’ fly at the
target.

By Bobbie Poynter

editor@mountainadvocate.com

G.R. Hampton Elementary 5th and 6th grade science classes hosted the school’s fourth annual E-Discovery Day Thursday in the school’s gym. The “E” in this case stands for entrepreneur.

“The idea is for the children to learn what it takes to make money,” said teacher Lori Baker, who took the original training class for the program. “They have to apply what they’ve learned in several of their classes in order to be successful in their business.

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