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CU education students participate in Campbellsville Elementary School’s BEAR Night

CU early education student Sarah Clark makes a volcano erupt after reading a book about volcanoes to CES kindergartener Brendan Martin, at left, and his brother, first-grader Gavin Martin, in foreground. (CHS Photo by Calen McKinney)

By Calen McKinney, Campbellsville Independent Schools

Campbellsville Elementary School hosted BEAR Night for preschool, kindergarten and first-grade students on Tuesday, Oct. 20.

BEAR stands for Be Excited About Reading. At the event, Campbellsville University early education students read to the CES students and did activities with them.

CES students participated in several science experiments, involving germs, magnets, rain, music, air, shadows, volcanos and more, and were able to choose a bear and a book to take home.

Campbellsville Family Resource and Youth Services Center staff members organized the event.

About 50 people attended.

Photos from BEAR Night can be found on the university’s Flickr.