How many apples tall are you?

From the left, Debbie Vogt’s AECC pre-K students, Liam Brady and Aaliyah Soto, measure their height in apples. How many apples taller is Aaliyah than Liam?

While studying Johnny Appleseed and his generous work planting apple orchards, Debbie Vogt’s Ada Early Childhood Center pre-K students learned some real-life lessons about apples — how to make applesauce; how to conduct science experiments with apples; how to create still-life artwork of apples; how to graph their favorite apple; and how to measure with apples.

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Carl Lewis is the editor of The Ada News. He's an aspiring photographer, an unabashed fan of Apple products and an avid coffee swiller. Contact Carl at (580) 310-7520, or by email at