Students at Hubble Elementary were thrilled to get outside to participate in Field Day at R.A. Barr Stadium. With Coach Athena Neptune and a slew of other teachers leading the event, kids had a wonderful day full of competition on Tuesday, May 23rd.
Six stations of activities were put up around the field including a station for spoon and egg carry, group parachute, and a tug of war/Gatorade station for rest. Each station was attended by individual classrooms ran by different members of Hubble Staff. Each class also participated in a 50-yard dash with the fastest boy and girl of each classroom being awarded a ribbon for their effort.
Students enjoy all the stations, but the parachute has remained a Field Day favorite for the better part of Coach Neptune’s 23 year tenure.
“They love the parachute,” Neptune said with a smile. “They have always loved that parachute.”
Standouts at Field Day were the classroom’s fastest boy and girl for the 50-yard dash.
Winners by class included:
Forbeck-Kaiden Johnson and Abigail Hile
Vaugh-Walker Glenn and Jessica Antonyuk
Creed-Gage Knight and Evelyn Silkey
Hayes-Kayson Bryant and Lillianne Tieden
Wade-Sarah Green and Judah Noorlun
Evans-Silas Lair and Madelyn White
Karnaghon-Korrine Lace and Atlee Mingle
Cramer-Makai Waugh and Chance Baker
Gray-Hudson Boyce and Quinn Templeton
Nelson-Liam Buttram and Emma Roundtree
Stilley- Emmett Loveland and Elizabeth Mackey
Gazette-Pearl Davis and Samuel Gossage
Cowden-Boone Rich and Paisley Davisson
Crawford-Alaina Dinwiddie and Landyn Dudley
Detherow-Bentley Ahrens and Zoey Young
Gastineau-Callie Eilenstein and McCoy Bryant
Lexa-Emmett Forbes and Ryleigh Dupree
Cantrell-Charlotte Cummings and Gabriel Burris
Self-Ezekiel Parmenter and Brynn Alexander
Yeager-Brinley Sturdefant and Logan Chapman
Lee-Malan Waugh and Carter Crosby
Venable-Corbin Jefferies and Raegan Ruble
Buttram-James McCown and Paisley Galbraith
Students will also miss Coach Neptune’s familiar face heading Field Day for Hubble Elementary. After 23 Field Days, Coach Neptune is passing the torch and entering retirement.
In speaking of her time leading the Field Day activities, Coach Neptune chuckled as she relayed a story of when she dressed as the Greek goddess Athena, a play on her name.
“I had the long flowing robe, my hair was curly and I had this wreath around my head,” Coach Neptune laughed. “The kids go, ‘Coach Neptune, are you Jesus?’”
No comments on this item Please log in to comment by clicking here