The Daily Pilot asked fifth-graders at Eastbluff Elementary School, "What was the most interesting thing you learned about the ancient world?"
"My favorite thing that I learned is that the Egyptians were building pyramids at the same time the Chinese were making ice cream."
Thomas Sweeney, 11
"I was really fascinated about what the Greeks did. I didn't know they invented comedy and tragedy."
Kylie Mulvaney, 12
"That Nero burned down half of Rome to make his palace."
Katherine Cawthra, 11