O.P. Earle Elementary principal Brian Murray unveils the schools new quilt block from the roof. (photo submitted)

O.P. Earle unveils Quilt Trail block

Published 9:26am Friday, November 16, 2012

In honor of American Education Week, O.P. Earle Elementary School held a dedication ceremony Tuesday, Nov. 13 unveiling the fourth public block on the Foothills Quilt Trail, funded by The Mary S. Kessler Fund.

A program with the fourth and fifth grade honors chorus, led by music teacher Allyson Allen, sang a lively rendition of ‘Put On A Happy Face.’  Ellen Henderson, representing The Foothills Quilters, spoke to school officials and students about the log cabin block.

“The log cabin block, hanging here at O.P. Earle has been a favorite design for American quilts for over 150 years,” Henderson said.

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