Fifth graders are finishing the work they started in the spring when it was halted by the pandemic. Thank you for the donations for local organizations!
The latest episode of Growing a Greener World, a public TV show and YouTube channel, features our very own Early Childhood Gardens and Eco-Literacy Specialist Lynn Shelton. The show focuses on how gardeners dealt with the pandemic.
We're in the final stretch of the Building a Bright Future Capital Campaign. We need your help to finish the campaign and make sure phases 2 and 3 are finished this summer.
Third, fourth and fifth grade students received Chromebooks in a special ceremony to mark the school's transition to 1:1 devices. These laptops will be used in the classrooms and at home should the school move to distance learning.
Kindergarten is a magical year that builds on the academic and social skills begun in JPK and PK. Each Friday is dedicated to eco-literacy, and the children and teachers spend most of the day outside.
Teacher Sonal Patel, dressed in a sari, talked to students about Diwali, the Festival of Lights in India. They learned a dance and took home candles to represent the diyas used in celebrations.
Students in JPK and kindergarten drew pictures, and fourth and fifth graders wrote letters to troops stationed in Japan.
The library hosted a "Book Tasting" for third graders to look at and read various non-fiction books as part of their next reading unit. Students read books about science, holidays, space and animals.
Students, faculty and staff voted in person or absentee via email for the library mascot. The race was narrowed to a choice between Buddy, the German Shepherd puppy, and Dolly Parton.
Students brought in extra Halloween candy to donate to Hamilton County EMS, which will be distributed among the 13 ambulance stations in our county.