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Degan Elementary’s Night at the Museum

Students celebrate learning at family night.

It was a night to remember as students and families visited Degan Elementary for a “Night at the Museum.” 

student work on salt science craft

Students work on clay snake crafts

The cafeteria was transformed into a museum for the evening, complete with booths where students could use their thinking skills, learn new things and get creative. 

Students work on ipads

For budding artists, stations included basket weaving, origami, fingerprint creations and salty science art, while others participated in fossil digging, rocket launches and making clay snakes. Students and their families rotated through each station throughout the room. 

Students work on science experiment

Students from the Lewisville High School theatre department volunteered with their own unique booth, a living wax museum. Dressed up in historical garb, students embodied famous figures such as the Wright brothers, Frida Kahlo, Anne Frank and Harriet Tubman. While interacting with the younger students, the high schoolers each gave short speeches about who they represented. 

LHS Theatre living wax museum

Thanks to all the staff, parents and families who participated in making “Night at the Museum” a great success. 



Degan Elementary School is an elementary school in Lewisville, Texas, serving Pre-K through 5th grade in the Lewisville Independent School District. Follow Degan on Facebook and Twitter to see more student learning throughout the school year or visit Best Schools in Texas for more information about joining the Lewisville ISD family.