Designing A Birthday Cake For Our 35th President
Fourth grade students celebrated JFK 100 at Maple Avenue Elementary School in Goffstown, New Hampshire with colorful birthday cakes. The multi-tiered cakes highlighted milestones in our 35th President's life.
Tying Knots Like A Cadet
You're never too old to learn a new skill! Residents at Kirkwood Corners in Lee, New Hampshire worked with Activities Director, Jayme Thibeault to tie some of the eight knots that every 4/C cadet must master before taking part in Sea Term.
Tying Knots In Lee, New Hampshire
Our oldest followers love tying knots as much as the cadets! The residents at Kirkwood Corners in Lee, New Hampshire worked with Activities Director, Jayme Thibeault to try out some of the eight knots that every 4/C cadet must master before taking part in Sea Term.
Creating A Model Of The TS Kennedy
Working at home with wooden blocks, straws, paint, and markers, this third grade student at St. Mary's Elementary School in Winchester, Massachusetts worked at home to create this model that has everyone on the real TS Kennedy talking.
Designing A Birthday Cake Worthy Of JFK
Eighth grade students in Donna Bresnahan's 8th grade class at Holy Family Academy in Gardner, Massachusetts combined research with creativity when they designed this birthday cake for President John F. Kennedy. Look closely, you will notice that each layer represents a different milestone in John F. Kennedy's life; his years at Harvard, his Congressional career, and his time as the 35th President Of The United States. The students worked as a team to create the cake as part of the TS Kennedy's partnership with the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation as part of the JFK 100 celebration.
Modeling PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)
Second grade students at Peebles Elementary School in Bourne, Massachusetts learned the importance of protecting their eyes, ears, and head while on the job.
Learning About PPE (Personal Protection Equipment)
2/C Cadet Emily Swenson (Centerville, MA) explained the importance of wearing PPE when she spoke to third grade students at Peebles Elementary School in Bourne, Massachusetts. Students enjoyed trying on her hardhat, eye protection, and hearing protection.
Dressing Up Like A Cadet
When 2/C Emily Sweson visited Peebles Elementary School in Bourne, Massachusetts, third grade students enjoyed trying on her boiler suits and hard hat.
Welcoming Cadets Into The Classroom
2/C Cadet Olivia Swenson (Centerville, MA) spoke with third grade students at Peebles Elementary School in Bourne, Massachusetts to share her experiences at Massachusetts Maritime Academy. Cadet Swenson is majoring in Marine Safety Science & Environmental Protection.
Shaping The TS Kennedy
This model of the TS Kennedy was created by students in the Transition Program at Dighton Rehobeth High School in North Dighton, Massachusetts. The photo was sent in by their teacher, Kevin Hurley. The students used air-dry clay, wooden sticks, paperclips, and paint to create the model. Captain Campbell showed of photographs of the model to the cadets and crew.
Baking A Cake To Honor JFK
The residents of Kirkland Corners, a senior living facility in Lee, New Hampshire recently created a 100th birthday cake for John F. Kennedy as part of the JFK 100 celebration being held by the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library Foundation. Baking and decorating the cake was especially meaningful for these followers because all of them vividly recall JFK's presidency.
When the residents of Kirkland Corners mentioned President John F. Kennedy's love of sailing, creating a sailboat cake was an easy choice. Activities Director, Jayme Thibeault helped jog their memories by sharing several photographs of John F. Kennedy and his family sailing in his beloved boat, Victura. Jayme is the proud older sister of 3/C Dayton Wintle from Hollis Center, Maine. Dayton is majoring in Marine Engineering.
Sketching In Romania After Being Inspired By A Haitian Artist
Not only was this 8th grade Romanian student moved when the TS Kennedy delivered humanitarian supplies to Ile a Vache, Haiti, she was also inspired by our Haiti Artist Of The Day feature on Follow The Voyage - Share The Experience. Haiti's Gina Sampson was her favorite artist. We are very impressed with her sketch and are thankful that she sent it all the way from Scoala Gimnaziala Ion Crenga, Satu Mare, Romania.
Rhyming Couplets About Captain Campbell
Here is the finished poem written by Teresa Adams and her 2nd grade students at Swift River Elementary School in Belchertown, MA. It's a masterpiece!
Writing, Editing, & Revising Couplets About Our Captain
After reading the poem, Captain Conniption by Jack Prelutsky, Teresa Adams and her 2nd grade students from Swift River Elementary School in Belchertown, MA wrote couplets about Captain Campbell. The results are impressive! The activity can be found in on our FTV-STX Reading & Writing Curriculum page. Captain Campbell love the poem that Team Adams wrote. Please send your poem to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Drawing And Coloring Maps Of South America
This is just one of the colorful maps of South America that were created by Mrs. Vreeland's second grade students at Deep River Elementary School in Deep River, Connecticut.
Drawing & Coloring Maps Of South America
This is just one of the colorful maps of Colombia drawn by Mrs. Vreeland's second grade students at Deep River Elementary School in Deep River, Connecticut.
Hosting Little Buc's Cousin, Patch!
Little Buc was delighted to see a familiar face in this photograph of students holding colorful Colombian flags. Suzanne Pyszka, the principal of Maple Avenue Elementary School in Goffstown, New Hampshire said, “We also have a “cousin” of Little Buc at our school. The students have named him Patrick. They call him Patch. He hangs out in our school library and all 475 students greet him and share what they know about Little Buc’s adventures on the TS Kennedy.”
Little Buc sent a huge hello back to Patch!
Flying The Colombian Flag
A group of first graders at Swift River Elementary School in Belchertown, MA had a great time learning about the first port of call and coloring Colombia’s flag.