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Showcasing Local History Through the Eyes of 4th grade Students

Post Date:03/22/2019 11:59 AM

Models and posters of local historic landmarks, people, and events created by 4th grade students are showcased in the 28th annual Sioux City History Projects exhibit now on display at the Sioux City Public Museum.

After studying local history, 1,000 students from 13 participating schools created projects on Sioux City’s past and present. Projects displayed in the Museum have been evaluated according to their uniqueness, quality and how they relate to Sioux City history. Unique creations this year include the Warrior Hotel, Cathedral of the Epiphany, Evans Park, Stone Park Zoo, Big Soo Terminal, and the Sioux City Huskers baseball team. The exhibit will be on display through May 11 when students will be honored at a reception and awards ceremony.

The participating elementary schools and 85 students with projects on display include: Bryant Elementary - Dominic DeWall, Mariah DeWall, Khloe Hamer, Alex Johme, Sebastian Padilla-Briseno, Danna Ramirez; Holy Cross School - Isaac Liewer, Jacob Munchrath, Laney Sindelar, Kadon Streeter; Hunt Elementary - Christian Davila, Jazmin Gutierrez, Rashaad Jeffries, Yareli Lupercio; Irving Elementary - Jason Aragon, Adreyan Blair, Tonio LaDeaux, Milagro Lucas, Leonardo Mena, Kenny Morales, Tavia Myers, Anayeli Ochoa, Anthony Reyes, Falmata Yusuf; Leeds Elementary - Adan Argueta, Peyton Beaulieu, Perla Lopez, Mya Motz, Lizzy Salmon, Savannah Strawn, Emma Webb, Sophie Wilson; Loess Hills Elementary - Tyson Beldin, Audric Cavenee, Kaylee Gray, Yitxel Grima, Mya Huls, Aubriana Johnson, Kendall Neal, Gabby Rippatoe; Morningside Elementary - Dasha Alarcon, Payton Angerman, Kaden Baldwin, Regina Bell, Shaelynn Carver, James DeBates, Clayton Henchal, Justin Johnson, Valerie Magnuson, Eberlee Riemer; Perry Creek Elementary - Miles Anderson, Jackson Brand, Tayven Buss, Zachary Hagan, Chloe Larsen, Brandon Porter, Tyler Schutt, Lyndi Soldati, Immanuel Taylor, Grant Whitcomb; Riverside Elementary - KC Beatty, Kylie Colt, Autumn Garza, Jasper Trudeau; Spalding Park Elementary - Kevin Bock III, Samuel Dominick, Brogyn Lawrey, Sierra Lewis, Kylee Pittman, Kylee Steffen, Gisselle Vildosola, Michele Virula; St. Paul Lutheran School - Olivia Wagner; Sunnyside Elementary - Shaiel Flory, Keegan Kolker, Peyton Moulton, Halle Murad, Hailey Siepker, Frankie Stoos; Unity Elementary - Gavin Divis, Mikaylee Hedlund, Kiarah Hummel, Oliver Huseman, Mina Philavanh, and Mia Schroeder.

The Sioux City Public Museum is located at 607 4th Street in downtown Sioux City. Admission is free. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 1 to 5 p.m. For more information, call 712-279-6174 or visit

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