Nov. 23, 2015
Merton Williams students celebrate fall and
being models of good character
Williams Middle School recently celebrated their Fall Festival, an
event to reward students
who were seen by their teachers displaying more than one of
the International Baccalaureate Learner Profile traits.
Thirty seventh and eighth graders and 30 of their friends
were able to participate in each of three lunch periods.
After the students ate lunch, they were divided into teams
and played rounds of "Russian Dodge Ball" and a ring
toss game. Students also enjoyed a treat of donut holes and
cider, and could win prizes.
Michael LeGault organized the event and several staff
members volunteered their time to make it a success. "This
event is our way of showing our gratitude to you for being
models of the Learner Profile traits in our school," he told
the students. The IB Learner Profile traits include being an
inquirer, knowledgeable, a thinker, a communicator,
principled, open minded, caring, a risk taker, balanced and
Eighth grader Bayleigh Nugent said she was being recognized
for having good communication skills during a discussion in
English class and for being a good thinker during a
discussion in social studies. She brought her friend Rachel