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Lillie J. Jackson ECC’s Alphabet on the Runway

Students share A-B-Cs with an audience.

With upbeat runway music blaring and disco lights spinning, this Friday at the Lillie J. Jackson Early Childhood Center (LJJECC) was a fashionable place to be. 

Student smiles and waves on the alphabet runway

Students walks hand-in-hand with teacher down the runway

Students in the “Elephant” classes had been in a week-long A-B-C Boot Camp, learning the ins-and-outs of alphabet letters — their names, sounds and uses in different words. 

Student walks the runway as classmates look along

Each day of the week, students were encouraged to complete different boot camp tasks such as bringing in items that start with their letter, completing a circle map, making a hat and creating a dog tag necklace. 

Student smiles in alphabet letter vest

Student smiles in vest

For the culminating Friday fashion show, students showed off their handmade letter vests by walking a red carpet runway. An audience of parents, siblings and LJJECC staff cheered along as the letter models strutted their stuff. 

Student and teacher smile together

Students and teachers smile as a group

It’s valuable student experiences like these that help students engage in their learning and feel a sense of belonging in their classrooms and schools. 

Lewisville ISD's Pre-K program serves curious and eager minds with hands-on learning experiences aimed at nurturing a love of learning. Every Pre-K class in LISD has a certified teacher and a trained paraprofessional who work together to provide enriching experiences for students. Learn how to enroll by visiting the LISD Pre-K website. Follow along with Lillie J. Jackson Early Childhood Center on Facebook, Twitter or #LISDpk.