|

Fales introduces “Annie the Hedgehodge”

Alex DeLuca and Jared Antoine show off T-shirts displaying the Annie E. Fales Elementary School logo,

Alex DeLuca and Jared Antoine show off T-shirts displaying the Annie E. Fales Elementary School logo, “Annie the Hedgehodge.”

Westborough – Several months ago, the students at the Annie E. Fales Elementary School took on a challenge presented to them by their principal MaryAnn Stannard and their teachers – brainstorm ideas on what the school's new mascot should be.

Those ideas were then submitted to artist Virginia Orlando, a Westborough resident who also is the niece of Fales teacher Jean Katralis. After assessing all of the submissions, she then created a charming drawing of a hedgehodge, which is appropriately named, “Annie.” ?(The school was named for the late Annie E. Fales, a longtime Westborough school teacher and resident, who passed away in 1972 at age 104.)

The design also incorporates the school's motto, “Fales Cares.” The new logo was unveiled at the school's monthly assembly April 26 to rousing cheers.

“It was so much fun to do, I was happy to be a part of it,” Orlando said. “The kids had a lot of ideas – there was a lot of creativity!”

Orlando is also the owner of Seed to Stem, a gift and botanical shop located at 174 Shrewsbury St., Worcester.

Short URL: http://www.communityadvocate.com/?p=35577

Posted by on May 12 2013. Filed under Education. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply

Please complete this math problem before clicking Submit * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.

Recently Commented

  • Terry: As a town resident who rides by this development twice a day it nice to see how it is taking shape. I feel...
  • Tom Morgan: View the concert at http://71.248.188.158/vod/6905 -Congregational-Church-of-W...
  • Marguerite Cormier: My home is just down the street, this will be a wonderful additional to the neighborhood! Thank...
  • Stacey Levine-Lavely: Jimmy Kang is also an officer of the organization.
  • Troy Hillard: Great to see some great people in our industry get some recognition. Great work Troy Hillard Wash Rite...