Patch stopped by Shady Side Elementary to talk with first-grader Brooke Ball about school, what she has learned and what she likes to do for fun.
Edgewater Patch: What is your favorite thing about school?
Brooke Ball: Well I like that I get to read in specials and that I get to eat in the cafeteria.
Edgewater Patch: What is something you learned recently in school?
Brooke: I learned that "A" and "I" make similar sounds.
Edgewater Patch: What do you like to do for fun?
Brooke: I like to just hang around with my best friends and play. I like to play dress up with my friend Meadow. My favorite thing to dress up as is a mermaid.
Edgewater Patch: What is your favorite thing about Shady Side Elementary School?
Brooke: I get to learn with Ms. Connolly. She helps me learn a lot. I like reading and science.
Edgewater Patch: What do you want to be when you grow up?
Brooke: A pop star—I want to sing! I think Taylor Swift is a pop star and I like her. And I like the song Call Me Maybe.