O.P. Earle unveils Quilt Trail block

Published 9:26 am Friday, November 16, 2012

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

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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