Celebrating Earth Day
Chesterbrook Academy held its annual ladybug launch April 20 in celebration of Earth Day. On a very bright and cool morning, students headed outside for the event wearing their ladybug hats with antennas.
At 10 a.m. Principal Michele Somishka released a bag of approximately 1,500 ladybugs and the kids enthusiastically swarmed around the bugs, picking them up and holding them in their hands.
As smiling parents and teachers looked on, it was clear the kids were having a good time.
Leading up to the launch, the students learned all about ladybugs and their effect on the environment. Seeing and touching the bugs added an even more positive learning experience for them. The launch continues to be one of the most popular events held at Chesterbrook.