Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Cooking Class

Tuesday, February 19th, MESLS students learned how to prepare an American meal during their Whole Foods cooking class!

A certified instructor taught students how to make apple sandwiches, turkey burgers, sweet potato fries and chocolate chip granola bars.

The result?  Delicious!

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Shrine Circus

Sunday, February 17th, MESLS students attended the Shrine Circus!

Acrobats, camels, daredevils, elephants, extreme bikers, motorcyclists, tigers, ponies and poodles awed and entertained students all evening long. The night ended with a bang! A human cannonball soared across the Alliant Energy Center stage to conclude the circus.

Circus: an event made up of performances by entertainers and trained animals.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Valentine's Day

Thursday, February 14th, MESLS students celebrated Valentine's Day with a treat exchange. Strawberry cake and pink frosted cupcakes were by far the crowd favorites!

Valentine's Day is known as the "lovers' holiday." Celebrated annually since the 14th century, this day is characterized by cards, chocolates, flowers and romance