PES Health, Safety and Science Expo Monday

Thursday, March 30, 2017
NASA Solar System Ambassador Kenneth Renshaw, pictured at one of the earlier PES expos, will again be on hand at this year's event on Monday.(file photo)

Piggott Elementary School will host the annual Health, Safety and Science Expo from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Monday, April 3. The expo will be held in the PES gym, and all students, their parents and family are encouraged to attend. The event is also open to the public.

The expo is held each spring at PES, coordinated by the parent center. Each year a variety of demonstrations and exhibits are offered, along with informaional booths. Organizers also report door prizes will be given away throughout the event.

This year's exhibitors will include many of those who have participated in the past, and some new offerings as well. Included will be the Piggott Police Department, Clay County Sheriff's Department, NASA Solar System Ambassador Kenneth Renshaw, Clay County Health Unit, Clay County Extension Service, Arkansas Dental, and Lt. Sam Williams of the Piggott Police Department with the Piggott Elementary DARE program.

Personnel with Piggott Community Hospital will also be on hand to provide complimentary blood pressure and cholesterol screenings, and Clay County Electric Cooperative will have a booth concerning electrical safety. Also on hand will be PHS student Maggie Williams with information on heart-healthy living. Organizers also report PES science students will also be manning a booth, providing information on simple machines to those in attendance.

Those wanting additional information may contact parent center facilitator Diana Vanderkooi at PES by calling 870 598-2856.

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