Sheldon, Iowa — The third grade classes from East Elementary in Sheldon went on a tour of downtown Sheldon recently. This tour coincided with their social studies unit on the history of Sheldon and their reading unit about changes.
The students visited the Sheldon Public Library and met with the Children’s Librarian and Prairie Queen Bakery, where they had the opportunity to see how bakery items are made. They made stops at the Sheldon Community Services Center, where they met with Mayor Tricia Meendering, and also toured the Police Department, visiting with Police Chief Lyle Bolkema. In touring downtown Sheldon the students stopped at Northwestern Bank to view old pictures and see the cornerstone.
The students also made a stop at KIWA Radio. While here, they learned about all the different jobs held by the employees at the radio station, they toured one of the studios, and they recorded the Pledge of Allegiance.