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Cool Bulletin Board idea to "spotlight" a student or famous person. I would do both. Maybe every week a different actor, playwright, designer, etc to research to extra credit or a weekly report, and every now and then a student, to make them feel special having been up on the same wall as a big name.
I love this bulletin board because it keeps up with current issues. We could tap into other news in foreign countries to keep students' knowledge up to date.
Snowflake Craft: Botton right corner. Teacher hot glues popsicle sticks together. Kids pull apart white cotton balls and white tissue paper to glue onto sticks to make a snowflake.