Holland Elementary Grandparents Day

Photos by Marlena Sloss/The Herald
Gary Bender of Huntingburg sticks his tongue out at his grandson, kindergartener Trevor Bender, while his brother, second-grader Treycen, does a worksheet during Holland Elementary's annual Grandparents Day at the school on Wednesday. Gary made the face after Treycen completed a sentence on his worksheet. "My grandpa makes me giggle when he makes funny faces," said Trevor.


Debbie Brock of Holland, left, and her husband Winfred pose with their grandson, Holland Elementary second-grader Blaine Cherry.


Margaret Branum of Albion, Illinois, and her husband John, left, receive a trophy from Holland Elementary fifth-grader Kali Chambers for having traveled the farthest, 75 miles, during an assembly. Branum's grandson is third-grader Jackson Arehart. "He'll be proud," Margaret said. "He couldn't wait to see us."


Holland Elementary kindergartener Trevor Bender completes a worksheet about his grandmother.


After visiting her grandchildren at school, Lana Flamion of Holland sits with her grandchildren, second-grader Amelia Kirk, left, kindergartener Ellington Flamion, second-grader Piper Nichter, first-grader William Flamion, and fourth-grader Lilly Flamion at Dairy Queen in Huntingburg on Wednesday. Lana and her husband Randy have taken their grandchildren to Dairy Queen on Grandparents Day for eight years in a row.

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