Art at Prairie Wind

Prairie Wind’s Lindsay Hueftle’s goal as an OPS art teacher is to give her students a deeper glimpse into the art world by providing a wider range of mediums for them to use. The OPS art curriculum includes a main theme for each grade level. She hopes to further develop those themes using textiles. Exposing students to different textiles such as cloth, fibers, and filaments can encourage greater engagement in the classroom. By creating projects with textiles in addition to other art media, students will gain greater interest through sensory learning, will be encouraged to think creatively, and will also gain real-life skills.

Not only do these projects teach art skills but the students will also learn reading, science, and social studies connections as well as improve their fine motor skills across all levels for many years and projects to come.

Lindsay is asking for your help to purchase additional art supplies for her classroom.

Please consider a donation.

Be a Burke Softball Booster

Coach Sturgeon has helped grow the Burke High School Softball program in the last 3 years. In 2018 the team went to the state tournament for the first time in 13 years. When he first arrived the team was using old soccer jerseys and there were no team helmets and some players did not have their own. Field improvements have been made and equipment has been purchased as most of the equipment was very old.

In order to continue our progress and grow our program, we are hoping to raise $5000. Eagle Mortgage Company will match donations up to $2500. The money will go to the Burke softball booster club. The money will be used help the Burke Bulldog softball team as they continue to build a top softball program. The contributions will help to improve and maintain the softball field, provide apparel for the team and support the players as they compete at a high level.

As you can see our efforts have really paid dividends to our program, but to continue we can’t do it without all of you and your support. We look forward to growing and developing our young female athletes to become productive, strong women in the future.