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Question or comments? Contact Editor Lisa Van De Hey at WEDNESDAY >> FEBRUARY 10, 2016 THE GRIDLEY HERALD By Lisa Van De Hey In visiting Ms. Wilson's class I was told that the Publisher/Editor dinosaurs and the Barbie's had been separated be- cause they didn't get along well. I got to hear a fortune Children these days do not get to enjoy too many teller tell his friends' what to expe t for their futures. games or activities with so many requirements of ed- This was the second year for this global day, the ueation in the classroom but last week Global School first time for Wilson Elementary and what was very Play Day was observed and very much enjoyed at'Wil- cool was' the fact that with the time difference, teach- son Elementary School. were able to observe what teachers in other coun- Each classroom had a vast amount of board tries such as Japan accomplished. games and other family type activities for the chil- The children are expected to be able to collabo- dren to participate in: It was a great experience to rate problem solving with Common Core so this day walk from each class and see the smiles, the thrill of was a positive way to learn many different ways to not having to do school work. What many of the chit- solve a problem while having fun, dren didn't understand possibly is that they were still "Often times there is not enough critical thinking learning, they were just having more fun than usual, for the children,' Principal Tracey Allen explained. Problem solving was a key component in many As is normal fQr Allen, she was completely engaged, of the day's activities such as making and creating ob- getting involved in each.of the classrooms as she took jeers out of cardboard, pictures and stated that the school did not have one single student tardy that day. "Play is so important, the socialization;' she stat- ed. Twister was another fun game for the students, along with art projects, puppets, marbles, "tops", Chi- nese jump ropes and the Battleship game. Ms. Sisney's class learned to sew sachets to hang in closets. The children will no doubt wish this could be more than just once a year. Hopefully, they took a lot of what they learned home to their families to enjoy more games and family time. STANDOFF FROM PAGE 1 the Live Oak substation, responded to a shots fired tempted murder, felony said a deputy attempted call at approximately 4 assault with a firearm to make a traffic stop on p.m. and felony discharge of Torres' vehicle on West An investigation de- a firearm from a vehicle Butte Road near the termined that a vehicle against Torres, police Sutter Buttes Saturday had been shot multiple said Tuesday morning. A morning. Torres refused times as it was driving felony warrant for Torres' to exit the vehicle, and a down the roadway. Thearrest has been issued by standoff ensued that last- driver of the vehicle sus- the Butte County Supe- ed most of the day. tained minor injuries as rior Court. Torres will be Torres finally surren- a result and was treated transferred in custody dered at 5:26, p.m., Cas- and released from the lo- to the Butte County Jail, nor said. cal hospital, police said. where he will later be ar- In addition, Gridley- raigned in Butte County Biggs Police say Torres is Based upon informa- Superior Court. a "person of interest" in tion obtained from wit- Anyone who has fur- connection with a drive- nesses and the victim, ther information or who by shooting that occurred Torres was identified as a may have witnessed this last Friday afternoon in person of interePt in con- shooting should contaet the 100 block of Ken- nection with the shoot- Gridley-Biggs Police De- tucky Street in Gridley. ing. tective Joel Bassett at According to Grid- Gridley-Biggs police (530)846-5670. ley-Biggs Police, officers will request charges of at- KITTLES AT COLUSA FARM SHOW - The 51st Annual Colusa Farm Show, "The Granddaddy of Farm Shows:' held February 2-4 'brought a large amount of farm services along with a huge turn out of people for the three day event held at the Colusa Fairgrounds. 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