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  • Lights Out

    Lights Out

    Kennedy H., Staff Writer

    February 10, 2017

    On February 2nd, 2017 at 3:50 pm, the lights went out at Cannon Falls Elementary school. Some kids were concerned.  Some were glad they didn’t have to do their computer work.  What was happening? This investigative reporter interviewed Dave Petersen, Cannon Falls Director of Facilities and Maint... READ MORE »»

    Dave Peterson Director of Facilities / Maintenance Cannon Falls Schools

    Kennedy H.

  • Legos Aren’t Just For Kids Anymore

    Legos Aren’t Just For Kids Anymore

    Caiden H., Staff Writer

    January 14, 2017

    Legos aren't  just for kids any more. Kids in 4th and 5th grade can also join a Lego Robotics team. With guidance from coaches Carrie Schliep, D.J. Borgen, Joe Coyle, and Aaron Sawdey, Lego robotics teams from Cannon Falls have spent the past 3 months creating moving ROBOTS made of Legos.  The ro... READ MORE »»

    2016-2017 Elementary Lego Team

    Carrie Schliep

  • The Candle

    The Candle

    Noelle S. and Torin S.

    January 11, 2017

    Exciting things are happening at Cannon Falls Elementary School!  We now have our very own online newspaper! It’s called The Candle, and it has all the news from our school and so much more! 33 third through fifth graders have been writing articles for the Candle since late October.  They write about all sort o... READ MORE »»

    Hard at work writing for The Candle

    Noelle S.

  • Teachers Got Mugged!

    Teachers Got Mugged!

    Peyton G. and Josie S.

    January 5, 2017

    A crime wave has hit Cannon Falls Elementary School,. and the teachers are getting mugged! Don’t be alarmed. This is a good kind of mugging. Teachers are giving other teachers mugs with little treats and trinkets in them. In the mug could be candy, pencils, and sometimes just random stuff a teache... READ MORE »»

    Teachers got mugged sign outside a classroom

    Peyton G.

  • A Healthy Beginning

    A Healthy Beginning

    Victoria D. and Emily B.

    December 8, 2016

    Cannon Falls Elementary School is making a garden. Many vegetables are going to be in it. The garden is located in the back of the school by the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade recess area. They picked that spot because there is water near it.  Mrs.Coleman had the idea of doing it. Mr.Sampson, Mr. Addington, ... READ MORE »»

Lights Out

Lights Out

Kennedy H., Staff Writer

On February 2nd, 2017 at 3:50 pm, the lights went out at Cannon Falls Elementary school. Some kids were concerned.  Some were glad they didn’t have to do their computer work.  What was happening? This investigativ...  Read More »

Feb 10

3rd Grade Concert

3rd Grade Concert

Helaena H. and Abigail S.

On Thursday, November 17th, 2016, at 6:00 PM, the third graders performed at the Cannon Falls High School Auditorium. The songs performed were Samba Lae Lae, Tina Singu, Waltzing Matilda, Rattlin Bog, and America the Beautiful....  Read More »

Jan 11

The Candle

The Candle

Noelle S. and Torin S.

Exciting things are happening at Cannon Falls Elementary School!  We now have our very own online newspaper! It’s called The Candle, and it has all the news from our school and so much more! 33 third through fifth graders have been...  Read More »

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Fifth Grade Boys Basketball Team

Fifth Grade Boys Basketball Team

Dylan B., Staff Writer

The fifth grade basketball team has high expectations for the season. They have 16 players on the team. Coach Kerry Banks said, “The boys practice two times a week. They’ve been working hard, and we are getting read...  Read More »

Jan 11

  • Fourth Grade Girls Basketball Team January 11, 2017
  • Minnesota Vikings January 5, 2017
  • Minnesota Golden Gophers Men’s Basketball December 1, 2016
  • 5th Grade Football Team December 1, 2016

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Legos Aren’t Just For Kids Anymore

Legos Aren’t Just For Kids Anymore

Caiden H., Staff Writer

Legos aren't  just for kids any more. Kids in 4th and 5th grade can also join a Lego Robotics team. With guidance from coaches Carrie Schliep, D.J. Borgen, Joe Coyle, and Aaron Sawdey, Lego robotic...  Read More »

Jan 14

Veterans Wall

Veterans Wall

January 11, 2017

Bikes for Books

Bikes for Books

January 11, 2017

Safety Patrol

Safety Patrol

January 11, 2017

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The Student News Site of Cannon Falls Elementary School
The Student News Site of Cannon Falls Elementary School