Ridgeview Junior High's entire 7th class attended Bloomington's Construction Career Fair hosted by International Brotherhood of Electircal Workers (IBEW) yesterday. They spent the afternoon working at various stations and learning about apprenticeship's offered by local unions and trying their hands at wiring, pipe bending, laying brick, and finishing concrete.
What is your first name, and why were you named that?
My name is Emily. They named me after aunt that lived in New York City!
If you were born the opposite sex, what would your name have been?
My parents actually thought I was going to be a boy and had the name Tony already picked out for me!
What was your first job?
My first job was flipping burgers at McDonalds. I worked there through high school at the original McDonalds on Main Street in Normal. Back when a cheeseburger, fries, and a drink costed $0.79!
What’s your favorite candy?
M&M’s. Milk chocolate, peanut, or peanut butter, they are sooooo good. So many colors to choose from! Actually anything with chocolate will do.
What’s your favorite store?
My favorite store is Coldstone Creamery. Back to the chocolate issue; need I say more?
6th graders in Mr. Kennedy's science classes have been busy building volcanoes. Today, they erupted their creations with the help of science. Students tested different ratios of ingredients and the effects and documented the results.