Leave everything a little better than you found it.
Assembly: January 23
For our Friday assembly on January 23, Mrs. Amy Troy led a wonderful presentation of the power of one. She showed a short video of how a young student single-handedly organized an effort to remove a large tree from a very busy street, when most people were simply throwing up their hands in frustration. After the video, students met in mixed groups of about 10 to talk about ways one person could act in a simple manner and yet bring about significant change to a community. Such ideas as opening the door for others, saying please and thank you, picking up a single scrap of garbage, and extending a simple smile to others, were right at the top of everyone’s lists. Our thanks to Mrs. Troy for organizing this event.
Classic Character Carnival
Third grade students from Mrs. Faye Johnson’s class arrived at school on Friday morning, January 23, dressed as a classic character from novels and chapter books the students have been reading. Each student shared with others why they chose their character and how he/she fit into their book profile. Well done, third grade and many thanks to Mrs. Johnson and her assistant teacher, Mrs. Anna Vinson for staging this event.
Flight to China
Our second grade students jump-started their social studies unit on China by participating in a simulated airplane flight from Denver, Colorado, to Beijing, China, on Friday, January 23. Students created passports, went through customs lines, and... » read more