Alamosa Elementary dedicates wishtree

Captions: Teacher Amy Browning helps dedicate the wishtree in Carroll Park on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Her class came up with the idea of a wishtree for Alamosa./Courtesy photos


Youth and adults tie their dreams and wishes to a wishtree during the January 15th dedication of the tree in Carroll Park in Alamosa. Amy Browning’s fifth grade class at Alamosa Elementary was inspired by “Wishtree” by Katherine Applegate, so they decided to create their own wishtree, a place where community members can place wishes, hopes and dreams for years to come.


Shea Jordan and Lily Heersink gather at Alamosa’s wishtree. Lily wrote a poem about the wishtree … “Tie a dream a wish to me and I’ll hold to it, you’ll see” …