Mr. Kimpton teaching about The Pledge of Allegiance!
Mr. Kimpton visited all fourth grades today to discuss the Pledge of Allegiance-its history and meaning. We were a captive audience! Thank you, Mr. Kimpton!
Students in third grade participated in Discovery Museum's Earth Science Workshop where they learned about the three different types of rock (Igneous, Sedimentary, and Metamorphic) and how they are formed. This hands-on lesson had our 3rd graders learn how to grow crystals, how weathering and erosion differ, and create their own sediment tube.
School will be delayed 2 hours on Wednesday, March 15. There will be no AM preschool or half day Kindergarten.
Kindergarten paintings inspired by Alma Thomas the first black woman to have her painting hanging in the White House.
1st grade artists working in the style of Alma Thomas, an abstract color field artist. They are having fun abstracting photographs of natural settings or creating patterns of their own ideation using foam rectangle stamps to achieve Alma's signature style.
Swallow Union Kindergarten Teachers and Mrs. Jarvis co-presenting to our newest families about our Kindergarten program and to welcome them to our school community.
Third graders in 3K making cacti plants while learning about animal and plant adaptations.
Third graders had a special presentation called Survive and Thrive from High Touch High Tech which focused on how animals and plants have adapted to their environments to help them survive.
Winter themed teamwork. In PE this week we built hula hoop igloos (hula huts) as teams and then participated in a team relay to gather equipment to construct a winter scene. It was an excellent opportunity for teamwork, creativity and physical activity all in one. It's amazing what they came up with!
Families and staff, Due to the impending snowstorm which will significantly impact our ability to bring students safely to school, GDRSD will be closed on Tuesday, February 28th. Best regards, Laura Chesson, Superintendent
2H's President projects!
In 2B's Valentine's STEM project, students explored and then kept in mind the four properties of flight when designing and constructing paper airplanes. The goal was to build a paper plane (with a bonus secret message written inside) to fly the farthest. Students used meters and inches to measure flight distance.
1S practicing their reading with Valentine Fortune Tellers.
A good time for thanking friends in 1S!
4th grade Student Council members hard at work assembling the pencil grams! They made over $600.00 that will be donated to the class gift fund.
This week, Kindergarten's Let’s Find Out magazine focused on dental health. As an extension KO made a mouth craft complete with teeth! They wrote about one way they can take care of their mouth and practiced flossing in between the teeth. Here are some pictures of them “flossing”.
Kindergarteners are engaged in a fun chilly exploration from the Discovery Museum! They are making observations and asking questions as they investigate the role temperature plays in causing materials to change from solid to liquid or liquid to solid.
After being invited in by the students of 3D, they each had a chance to read their persuasive essay to Mrs. Jarvis as to why they should get an extra recess! The top reasons were exercise, more time with friends, fresh air, and helping with concentration. No better reasons! Well done convincing Mrs. Jarvis for an extra recess!
100th Day celebration in KV!