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Troy students celebrate Illinois’ birthday

Fourth grade teachers are, from left, Jayne Las, Kristin McGuire, Becky Lara and Paul Stagaman.
Fourth grade teachers are, from left, Jayne Las, Kristin McGuire, Becky Lara and Paul Stagaman.

Troy Shorewood Elementary School fourth grade recently held a big bash 200th birthday party for the state of Illinois.

The classes researched facts about their state and made posters and clay cutouts for the celebration. Former Troy parent Marla Spivey also contributed a large cake in the shape of Illinois.

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