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Coyote Hills Elementary makes history come alive


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  • Erin Dunsey/Peoria Unified School District

Students At Dawson Elementary School Put On A "living Wax Museum." The Students Put Up About 100 Displays, Each One In Costume As Their Favorite Heroes From History. Some Included Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong And George Washington. Photo Courtesy Kiii News

Coyote Hills Elementary third-graders will make history come alive during  their annual “Famous Wax Museum” taking place at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 4 at Coyote Hills Elementary, located at 21180 N. 87th Ave., Peoria 85382.

This is a community-friendly event in which each third-grade student selects and researches a famous American and then dresses in costume.

Coyote Hills Elementary makes history come alive Living-Museum

Students at Dawson Elementary School put up about 100 displays, each one in costume as their favorite heroes from history. Some included Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong and George Washington. Photos courtesy of Kiii News

Guests have the opportunity to interact with the “wax figures” when they press button and the “wax figure” comes alive. The student recites a speech that they have written, telling about their famous Americans’ life.

WHO:     Coyote Hills elementary school students and community
WHAT:   Famous Wax Museum
WHEN:  
6 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016
WHERE:  Coyote Hills Elementary School, 21180 N. 87th Ave., Peoria 85382

Peoria Unified, located in the Northwest Valley, serves more than 37,000 students in 34 elementary schools, seven high schools and one non-traditional high school.

With ongoing open enrollment and alternative educational opportunities, the district boasts a 95 percent high school graduation rate.

Coyote Hills Elementary makes history come alive Living-History-II

Students at Dawson Elementary School put up about 100 displays, each one in costume as their favorite heroes from history. Some included Amelia Earhart, Neil Armstrong and George Washington. Photo courtesy Kiii News

It is one of the largest unified school districts in Arizona and prides itself on excelling schools, award-winning teachers, high test scores, specialized signature programs and championship sports programs.

Any media interested in attending this event should RSVP to edunsey@pusd11.org or call 623-486-6041.