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Challenger Learning Center Visit

Our students spent an entire day at the Dresser Rand Challenger Learning Center for a true STREAM experience.  Their mission, Rendezvous With Mars, was engaging and exceeded the expectations of our entire group.  From the moment we entered the Challenger Learning Center, the students were swept up in their mission’s challenge.  The simulation was realistic…

GEARed Up in First Grade

The first graders Geared Up with Picture This and created flipbooks with a pop out.  They worked in groups of twos and threes to practice their reading skills as we ended our first reading unit. They collaborated with one another as they used the engineering design process. They thoroughly…

Fourth Grade Music Ministry

As promised earlier this month, here are the finished 4th Grade Music Ministry Presentations! For blog viewing purposes the QR Codes are not shown, but feel free to stop into school and ask a fourth grader about the process! Just click on a picture below to follow the link in order to…

STREAM Sings

STREAM — Science, Technology, Religion, Engineering, Arts, Math
Many times when we hear of our school participating in STREAM activities, we think Engineering; what have the built lately?  Well, the fourth graders have been working on incorporating other portions of the acronym within their classroom activities; Technology, Religion, and Arts to be…

Helping Harry

During the first week of school, Mrs. Dahill’s fifth graders worked to Help Harry.  The task assigned to the students was to build a perch for Harry so he can more easily see around our classroom.  Their goal was to get Harry as high above the desk top as…

Finding a Niche

I am committed to providing our students with as many opportunities as possible to explore learning beyond the traditional academic expectations.  I value the sound foundation I received as a student that allowed me to move in the direction of my interests and passions.  Clearly, my path was down…

Community LEGO Garden

The kindergarten and first grade classes wrapped up their Lego STREAM activities dreaming, designing, and creating a community Lego garden. They implemented their knowledge of plant parts and different ways plants grow and brainstormed various animals that might also find their gardens to be good habitats.