February 17, 2006 students and staff
went on a tour of the underground
railroad in Burlington City and
visited four different historical
sites including Burlington Island
which records show had slaves present
on the island as early as 1664.
We had lunch and continued on, ending
our trip at Timbuctoo. This was
an old settlement that still contains
the graves of blacks that fought
in the Civil War. It was a very
interesting and knowledgeable trip
and I learned a lot that day.
Flower Show was an exciting event,
full of beautiful, colorful things
to see. It showed off a lot of talent.
It consisted of five categories
they are Foliage, Bonsai, Flowering
and Dish Garden. There were some
very interesting plants. After all
the plants were presented we had
an award ceremony. There were awards
in 1st., 2nd., 3rd. 4th., and 5th.
place. Ms. Brigite, Ms. Yvonne presented
awards. Mr. Beyers spoke to us.
Administration was proud of us as
part of JJC and our creativity to
make the masterpieces.