The young women learned and then sharpened their sewing skills creating 25 Christmas-themed pillow cases and 25 additional pillow cases with holiday and spring themes.

Teaching domestic skills at School of the Osage is alive and well.

And residents of Osage Beach Rehab and Health Care Center are the better for it.

Twelve Middle School students under the direction of Family and Consumer Science teacher Cassidy Stombaugh created themed pillow cases as part of a Tribe Time project for residents at the Health Care Center on Passover Road.

The young women learned and then sharpened their sewing skills creating 25 Christmas-themed pillow cases and 25 additional pillow cases with holiday and spring themes.

Tribe Time is an all-school academic intervention and enrichment program that offers students a variety of classes taught by OMS teachers. The classes change every four weeks throughout the school year and give students a free-choice opportunity to explore potential career choices.

Intervention is an opportunity to give math and language arts students extra time to master skills they may need extra time to work on, and to give students an avenue to improvement and to be more successful.

Other Tribe Time classes have included Interior Design, Yoga, Crocheting, Floor Hockey, Tourism, Sports Conditioning, Orienteering, Student News, Healthy Snacking, Sign Language, DuoLingo, Sports Medicine, Music of the Movies, Marathon Kids, Origami and many more.