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By Beka Compton
The Times 

A colorful break at the Cardinal's Nest

Students kept up with art and science over the break with acrylic pours and STEM projects


April 15, 2021

Beka Compton

Margie Benson volunteered to help out during the Cardinal's Nest spring break program. Kids had the chance to experiment with colors during an acrylic pour project.

WAITSBURG-Give a kid a paintbrush, or in this case, a cup full of acrylic paint, and they can change the world! In cooperation with the Waitsburg Resource Center, the Cardinal's Nest put on a Spring Break art program for Waitsburg students, April 5-7.

The program included both art and STEM activities, led by Kathy Schirm, a paraeducator at Waitsburg School District, and the Cardinal's Nest after-school program's art instructor. The program has been unavailable this year due to pandemic-related reasons.

Split up into three groups over three days, the students chose paint colors and created...

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