July 31, 2014

‘A bird in the hand is pointless’

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Williston students from Allen Brook, Williston Central and Bellwether schools in kindergarten through fourth grade complete some well-known — or not so well-known sayings.

 

A bird in the hand is:

Ticklish. — Alejandra Pino, WCS, Grade 3

Flying and flapping its wings. — Jacob Bronner, WCS, Grade 4

Good luck. — Andrew Stanley, WCS, Grade 3

A feathery mess. — Maeve Nolan, WCS, Grade 4

Worth two in the tree. — Andrew Stevens, WCS, Grade 4

A peck in the thumb. — Kendra Murphy, WCS, Grade 4

Pecking at your fingers. — Sabina Brochu, WCS, Grade 3

Better than a bird in your face. — Carlie Roy, WCS, Grade 4

Pointless. — Nick Gigliotti, WCS, Grade 4

Friendly. — Logan Lambrecht, ABS, Grade 1

A Blue Jay. — Mia Moshovetis, ABS, Grade 2, and Tracie Harrington, Grade 1

A bird that should: “fly fly birdie.” — Ethan Roy, ABS, Grade 1

Funny! — Harper Anderson, ABS, Grade 1

Hurt and had fallen from the nest. — Talia Gibbs, Bellwether, Grade 1

A wild animal…and fluffy. — Benjamin Torres, Bellwether, Grade 1

Fluffy and cool. — Dominic Petrarca, Bellwether, Kindergarten

Grabbing a worm. — Emily Varricchione, ABS, Pre-K

Eating apples in the tree. — Steven Gauthier, ABS, Pre-K

 

The early bird gets the:

Bag of potato chips. — Ryan Wetmore, WCS, Grade 4

Sun burned. — Alejandra Pino, WCS, Grade 3

Bus in the morning. — Connor Haug, WCS, Grade 4

Nest first. — Carlie Roy, WCS, Grade 4

The animals up at 6 a.m. — Karina Bushweller, ABS, Grade 2

The worm and the birdbath. — Nevin Morton, Bellwether, Grade 1

The morning. — Braden Francis, Bellwether, Grade 1

The people to wake up. — Betty Buehler, ABS, Grade 1

Married. — Jayden Rose, ABS, Grade 1

Seeds in the morning. — Montana Wright, ABS, Grade 1

The computers at school. — Jasper Wood, ABS, Kindergarten

The early bird is… drinking coffee. — David Nesbit, ABS, Pre-K

 

Where there’s a will there’s:

Good estate planning. — Sabina Brochu, WCS, Grade 3

Hope. — Chase Lehman, WCS, Grade 3

Always somewhere to be. — Allison Bates, WCS, Grade 3

A lot of work. — Lizzie Maklad, WCS, Grade 4

A what? — Jared Kartschoke, WCS, Grade 3

A way to go. — Emily Glickman, WCS, Grade 4

A heart. — Carlie Roy, WCS, Grade 4

A wish. — Addison Hunter, ABS, Grade 2

A path. — Ari Diamond, ABS, Grade 2

Also a hope. — Addison Urch, ABS, Grade 2

A lot of answers. — Ananya Rohatgi, ABS, Grade 2

A bucket, you know, there’s a will and you put the bucket in for water? — Braden Francis, Bellwether, Grade 1

A happy time. — McKinley Martin, ABS, Grade 1

A thrill. — Madeline Bunting, ABS, Grade 1

Whale. — Ally Mast, ABS, Kindergarten

Stinging bee. — Andrelle Beverly, ABS, Kindergarten

 

A friend in need is:

Counting on you. — Sabina Brochu, WCS, Grade 3

An awesome friend. — Allison Bates, WCS, Grade 3

A friend like me. — Amelia Lawlor, WCS, Grade 4

Asking you to do him a deed. — Ryan Wetmore, WCS, Grade 4

A friendship for me. — Riley Brown, WCS, Grade 4

A great friend. — Jackson Ruwet, WCS, Grade 3

A friend to keep. — Kobey Pecor, WCS, Grade 4

A person indeed. — Mitchell Ward, ABS, Grade 2

Sad. — Julia Kenney, ABS, Grade 2

A person who had a bad idea. — Brendan Fellows, ABS, Grade 2

Hurt and needs a grown-up. — Talia Gibbs, Bellwether, Grade 1

Needing a hug and some food. — Nevin Morton, Bellwether, Grade 1

Kind. — Rose Bunting, ABS, Kindergarten

A friend who helps other people. — Alexa Davis, ABS, Kindergarten

A best friend. — Mackenzie Yandow, ABS, Kindergarten

 

You can lead a horse to water, but:

You can’t make it swim. — Sabina Brochu, WCS, Grade 3

You’ve got to be patient. — Kendra Murphy, WCS, Grade 4

You can’t make them use it. — Yoni Herskowitz, WCS, Grade 4

Not to that fruit punch. —  Jared Kartschoke, WCS, Grade 3

You can’t to food. — Alejandra Pino, WCS, Grade 3

What if the horse is not thirsty? — Emily Glickman, WCS, Grade 4

It will jump right over. — Riley Brown, WCS, Grade 4

You can’t make it neigh. — Aaron LaRose, ABS, Grade 1

You cannot make him eat cake. — Emma Lashua, ABS, Grade 1

You can’t let go because he or she will run away. — Talia Gibbs, Bellwether, Grade 1

You can’t make it eat chocolate ice cream. — Benjamin Torres, Bellwether, Grade 1

You can’t make a horse do a flip. — Ira Siegel, Bellwether, Grade 1

You can’t make him swim in lava. — Nevin Morton, Bellwether, Grade 1

Lead a horse to a zoo. — Tyler Forrest, ABS, Grade 2

Don’t trip and fall into the water. — Natashka Pankey-Siebert, ABS, Kindergarten

Watch out because he could kick you. — Boden Moreau, ABS, Kindergarten

 

Don’t count your chickens:

It’s trouble. — Yoni Herskowitz, WCS, Grade 4

If you can’t count. — Lizzie Maklad, WCS, Grade 4

When there’s a snake in the room. — Riley Brown, WCS, Grade 4

If you don’t have any. — Connor Haug, WCS, Grade 4

When they are eating or they will peck you. — Sunthoshini Premsankar, WCS, Grade 4

Ever. — Kobey Pecor, WCS, Grade 4

In class. — Samantha Evans, ABS, Grade 1

Because they are food. — Philip Nguyen, ABS, Grade 1

I will have my dad do it. — Sierra Potter, ABS, Grade 1

Make my brother do it. — Hailey O’Brien, ABS, Grade 1

And feed them at the same time. — Braden Francis, Bellwether, grade 1

Because you have too many! — Francesca Krol, ABS, Grade 2

Because you only have one. — Alexa Gillis, ABS, Grade 2

Because they’ll just keep multiplying. — Jamie Moore, ABS, Grade 2

Under an elephant. — Amber Reagan, ABS, Kindergarten

Before lunchtime. — Grace Steinman, ABS, Kindergarten

For dinner. — Phin Johnson, ABS, Kindergarten

By twos. — Abigail Usher, ABS, Kindergarten

Before they flock. — Dominic Petrarca, Bellwether, Kindergarten

 

Absence makes the heart:

Sink and the eyes cry. — Sabina Brochu, WCS, Grade 3

Lonely. — Yoni Herskowitz, WCS, Grade, Grade 4

Go bad. — Andrew Stevens, WCS, Grade 4

Invisible. — Andrew Stanley, WCS, Grade 3

Sad. — Emily Glickman, WCS, Grade 4

Brown and shriveled up. — Riley Brown, WCS, Grade 4

Beat faster. — Connor Haug, WCS, Grade 4

Grow arms, legs, and run away. — Addy Arnold, WCS, Grade 4

Cry. — Nick Gigliotti, WCS, Grade 4

Explode. — Sylvie Milks, ABS, Grade 1

Sick. — Hayden Osgood, ABS, Grade 1

Bloom. — Noah Healy, ABS, Grade 1

Tremble and bump really fast. — Braden Francis, Bellwether, Grade 1

Sad and worried. — Ziggy Tanko, ABS, Kindergarten

Get smaller. — Katelyn Reagan, ABS, Kindergarten

Go to work. — Ayla Kimball, ABS, Kindergarten

 

Don’t cry over spilled:

Chocolate milk. — Allison Bates, WCS, Grade 3

Because it happened and there is no point in crying. — Shahin Ardesh, WCS, Grade 4

Dairy. — Derek Benoit, ABS, Grade 2

Bean soup. — Maria Szamrej, ABS, Grade 2

Unhealthy stuff. — Benjamin Torres, Bellwether, Grade 1

Coffee. — Braden Francis, Bellwether, Grade 1

Milk or water because you have more. — Ira Siegel, Bellwether, Grade 1

Things. — Logan Masson, ABS, Grade 1

Lemonade. — Maggie Connors, ABS, Kindergarten

Juice. — Caleb Izor, ABS, Kindergarten

Chocolate milk. — Cooper Freeman, ABS, Kindergarten

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