S: 2010-2011 MATTHEW CLEVENGER
1: Matthew accepted his Hawk of the Month award for December 2009-2010 on January 31, 2010 | This award is when classmates in his class voted him Hawk of the Month for being a good friend to everyone, helps them when they need helped, he is a honest person, one who has good character, takes responsibly for the things he does. He makes good choices everyday and is respected by all his peers.
2: First snow of 2010
3: Playing around at Grammie's house
5: Matthew's class project about Tsunami
6: Matthew's | People who attended Matthew's Birthday party
7: Eighth Birthday | Spencer, Alexander, MeMe, PaPa, Grammie and Steve
8: School Field Day June 9th, 2010 | Matthew's class had to see which group could could can melt the ice in their hand first. | Ready set go!!!
9: The game is for all the second grader's to put their shoes in a pile and see which team can find and put them on and runs back to there class the fastest wins | The pile of 2nd grader shoes | Matthew and Alexandria were putting on their shoes to run back to their team for the win.
10: Swimming at the water park in Massanutten Resort
11: WEEE!! I like water falls and swimming.
12: Things I did during our trip to Massanutten VA.
14: Epic fail
15: Making tie dye shirts | Basketry
16: Scrapbooking | With | Mommy!
18: Matthew didn't know if he would like riding a horse but he loved it. b
19: Animals just came up to the cabin and even rested on the deck.
21: I like laying | Putt Putt golf
22: Driving with Mommy and Daddy
23: Well It's time to go back to School! | I''m going to miss you Buddy!
24: Durham Baseball game | Matthew and Spencer at the
25: Friends | Football Burlington Bucs
26: Matthew always picks out the prettiest Christmas trees for Christmas | This year he put up all the Christmas lights and all the ornaments and it was such a beautiful tree.
27: 2010 Grammie and Steve came up on Christmas Eve to celebrate Christmas Day They left just before the snow came
28: Because of the snow the rest of the family were not able to celebrate Christmas Day with us.
30: First time on | OOP's | the inline skates
31: and he is already trying to do tricks with good success.
34: the snow that fell Christmas day. | Playing in the back yard in
35: has decided he needs to eat .... | Christmas is over and Matthew | his gingerbread house before it goes bad.
36: Rocking out the New year with Grammie and Steve. Grammie plays the guitar, Steve plays the drums and Matthew's beautiful voice sings | The up and coming singer Matthew Clevenger | Dec 31-2010
37: New | Year | Jan | 2011
38: Robert our friend and fire arm teacher was teaching Matthew how to shoot his first rifle. Jan 2011 | Great Shooting!!!!! | First time shotting
39: Now back to the house so Daddy can show me how to clean the rifle.
42: Casper looked like are you kidding me, I'm not going down that hill... | Matthew, Thatcher, and Spencer sledding down the hill
43: Flowers I made for Matthew's teacher Basket Jerry and Rose sent Matthew Kimberly gave Gary for Valentines Day | Matthew's Valentines Day card and candy from Mommy and Daddy | Peace Out sucker | U rock sucker or Hang lose
44: Jus t hang in g out
45: Making rice crispy | treats snacks with Mommy
46: Matthew playing around at the hotel room | Matthew thinks he looks like Aunt Betty with his profile view
47: Chilling at the pool with Grammie
48: Swimming at Typhoon Lagoon
51: Disney World 4-16-2011 beginning our trip at Animal Kingdom
54: Kimberly don't take our picture | Matthew we are getting wet | Yay! Gary got wet
57: Matthew had to jump in different positions so that he could make a video game of himself to play
58: Tower of Terror one of the many rides Matthew liked | Chinese Checkers one of MeMe's favorite games
59: Magic Kingdom
60: Matthew's face when he saw the cruise ship 4-21-2011
61: The room Matthew at the Cruise party when the ship pulled out to sea | Behind the curtain is sliding glass doors with a balcony
62: At the pool party with large outdoor TV to watch when you go swimming. Different movies everyday | Matthew on the red carpet wall of fame. | Water tubing in the aqua ducts around the ship
63: Swimming with the dolphins at Dolphin Cay in the Atlantis Resort 4-22-2011
64: Dressing up for Pirate Night | Pirate night and Fireworks party
65: This is the life!! Fun in the sun. | Matthew learns how to snorkel on Disney's Castaway cay
67: Ah! the volcano erupted | Making a Volcano in science class on the ship
68: The Toy Story Play Room
69: A SATALLITE
70: A Camping trip to Jordon lake with Daddy, Joe, Spencer and Alexandria Wood 5-14-2011 | Mmmm! S'mores | First fish of the day
71: M A R I S S A | ME LISSA | MATTHEW
72: Hawk of the month for May 2011
73: Student hold hands & then make the hula hoop go around without breaking the hands. Fastest team without breaking hands wins! | Games they played sweeping the ball around, bean bag toss. Each team ran to put on cloths, ran back to the team and take the off the cloths the team that does that the fastest wins. | School Field Day June 8, 2011
74: MeMe and Matthew's cousin Ashton
75: getting Baptized at the Dan River 7-24-2011
76: We went with PaPa and MeMe | to their beach house in Oriental 7-2011
77: First catch of the day. Fish was let go and swam away | Fishing with PaPa | I had fun
78: Well the fish are not bitting so lets try the crabs!! | Got one | Lets go show PaPa the crab Mom and I caught. "The crab was let go and swam away to freedom"
79: I'm going to go get food to feed the seagulls
80: Matthew's first cavities 8-9-2011 | Ahh! That wasn't to bad but its finally over
81: First day at school I'm finally a 4th grader!! | August 25th 2011
82: Matthew and Spencer's fort | Spencer and Matthew riding a mattress down the stairs
83: Air show with Steve and Grammie
84: The Wyndham Resort room in | Washington DC. October 2-6, 2011
85: Matthew is in the Oval Office signing a very important bill | and then he will go and give a speech about the bill he made. | First time Matthew road the Metro
86: We went and toured the White house but we were not able to take picture of the inside
87: Federal Reserve Building. | The President Obama's chef is picking vegetables out of the White House garden or the lunch special of the day. | First time we saw a motorcade for a Dignitary or someone more important
88: During the large Earthquake that was felt all the way down to NC. the George Washington Monument sustained some cracks in it. We arrived in DC the week to see the men working on the monument | Matthew took this picture | Abraham Lincoln memorial
89: Sitting on the Lincoln memorial | We were at the reflecting pool in front of the memorial. It was getting fixed at the time | Lincoln was shot at the Ford theater. The Peterson house across the street where Lincoln was taken and later died.
90: We went to the Capital today where we went and saw the Senate and Congress that was in session passing bills. | The Hope Diamond | The necklace Mommy wants!! | We went to the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and watch them print money
91: Matthew's crystal room at the National museum of Gems
92: First time Matthew and I went to the Butterfly Sanctuary The blue butterflies
93: were the most playful with each other. Matthew and I stayed in the butterfly room a little over an hour
94: National Museum
95: Air and Space Museum
96: Science Tricks
97: Learning how to fly a plane with the wind simulator | Learning to fly a real plane
98: First Matthew thought we were just stopping to stretch our legs. | Then he saw where he was and it scared him, he didn't want to go with Daddy because he knew he would be riding the Apollos Chariot roller coaster. But after the fright he thought it was funny. | Well this is Apollos Chariot and he loved it so much he rode it 4 more times by himself | He said I'm going to get you Dad
99: He thinks he looks like Aunt Betty with his profile view. On the Spider, pirate boat, and the swings.
100: Matthew's snake is wrapping around his arm and his head isn't far behind his tail. All the animal's we held for a few minutes
101: Matthew walked all over the park not knowing the it came alive at six O'clock | When the sun went down and the fog rolled in, walking around the haunted house made his heart feel like it going to burst right out of his chest. Nothing had prepared him for this! Live Creatures known as the Werewolf and the Ravens. The Werewolf would follow too close behind you and the Raven would follow you around beating his large cow bone on the ground. | Matthew was particularly scared of this Raven.
102: Matthew won a bike from Golden Corral | Finished Matthew's wall with book selves, TV and drawers, bench and small book shelves
103: Matthew and his friends
104: Army Sniper Halloween
105: Always makes sure he has safety equipment first | When the 24 hours were up looking at the flowers in different water temperatures the flowers he found out that each flower's color changes at there own rate.
106: MeMe and PaPa came up on Christmas Eve to enjoy the holidays with us. | Matthew this year picked out and decorated another beautiful tree
107: Yeah! Mommy finally finished my book of friends | Grammie and Steve came up Christmas Morning to watch Matthew open his present open that Santa brought.
108: MeMe and PaPa are talking to Matthew about his book of friends
109: The most important thing about the Holidays is the time that is spent with family
110: Skate Boards | Yeah! My big stocking
111: Domo Present
112: Casper's stocking | What were are my presents! | Here Buddy I found them | I like my presents Thank You
113: Testing out his new skateboards and shoes
114: A penny for your thoughts Marissa
115: Happy New Year