Egg-Special art headed to New York from Carpenter Elementary


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Above: Lena Schnug, Madilyn Morgan, Braden Vetter, Eli Smith, Tucker Turner, Bear Postlethwaite, Brayden Erickson show off their completed Pysanka eggs created to be shipped to New York.

Carpenter Elementary is sending hope to New York. The kindergarten teacher, Mrs. Robinson and the students were learning about Easter eggs. In the process they discovered that at the Ukrainian Institute of America in New York they were collecting Pysanka. Pysanka or Easter egg is a tradition of egg decoration in Slavic cultures. In the Ukraine they believe that pysanka brings hope, peace, and good luck. The history of the pysanka is about strong beliefs of the different religions and superstitions.

Ukraine is in a war against Russia. Having hope is one way the students help others that are...

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