Students help celebrate Nebraska's 150th birthday


Amanda Tafolla-Sutton / Sun-Telegraph

Using a of block of wood, Eric Reimers shows Leyton Elementary student Natalie Reimers to brand cattle at the school's 150th celebration of Nebraska's birthday on Wednesday.

Leyton Elementary School Students across the county celebrated Nebraska's 150th Birthday by participating in events Wednesday afternoon.

At Leyton Elementary School, kindergarten through sixth grade students rotated through seven hands-on stations that represented something about Nebraska..

The seven stations included topics and hands on exercises that encompassed, old fashion games, Nebraska snacks, branding and roping, map activities, crop production, history and fossil education, hunting and fishing, and quilting and butter making.

Leyton Elementary teacher Shirley Melton said "our loca...

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