Beloved children’s classic coming to Liberty High stage this weekend

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter


he story of a pig in danger and the smart, resourceful spider trying to save him may be geared toward children, but Liberty High School theater teacher Jean Scales Toole says it has a message for everyone.

“I love this story,” Toole said. “I love what it has to say. It is not just a children’s book. If you really listen, there are some true life lessons in this play.”

One of her favorite scenes is one where Wilbur the pig asks Charlotte the spider “Why did you do this for me? I haven’t done anything for you,” Toole said.

“And she says ‘By helping you, perhaps I lifted my own life a

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