8th grade students at Southport Middle School visited the University of Indianapolis and Central 9 Career Center this week as part of College Go Week!
Mr. Shaun Richardson’s Social Studies class at Perry Meridian Middle School presents the school’s donations to Mary Musall, representative from Hunger, Inc. The toiletries and cash donation was a part of their program centered around their recent visit from author, Watt Key.
Mrs. Sarah’s developmental preschool class at Jeremiah Gray Elementary went to Waterman’s Family Farm. We got to go on a hayride, pick a pie, pumpkin and use our gross motor skills to complete multiple activities! The kids loved spending the day at the Farm.
We have been studying leaves this week in preschool at Jeremiah Gray Elementary. We read the book We’re Going On A Leaf Hunt, and then we went on our own leaf hunt outside! Most of the children were able to find and identify the leaves independently. We only found birch leaves on the ground at school, but we brought in maple, ginkgo, and oak tree leaves from our backyards at home. After we collected our […]
The fifth graders of Rosa Parks got their hands into American geography this week. The students studied the physical features of the United States and then created their own salt relief maps as a wrap up activity. All hands were covered in dough as they designed maps to show the topography of the USA. For more pictures log onto the district Facebook.
Students in Mr. Tim Griffin’s class at Perry Meridian High School are preparing for a Town Hall Meeting they are organizing themselves. Students sent out hand-written letters to several politicians, in the area, ten of whom have responded and will be part of the first of its kind event Thursday October 8th, from 11-to-1, in the PMHS Auditorium. The young people came up with the idea when talking about voter registration in class. The unique […]
“Southport Elementary held their fall Math and Literacy night recently. The theme was Superheros. Students engaged in math and literacy activities with their families after enjoying dinner generously provided by the PTA. The night was a great success.” For more pictures log onto the district Facebook page.
Throughout the month, of September, Perry Meridian Middle School students engaged in a variety of community building activities connected to our One Book, One School, One Author novel, Dirt Road Home by Watt Key. The school theme from the novel is Second Chances. Many students reflected upon a time when they were given a meaningful second chance and shared their experience with others through our Second Chances wall in the main entry.
Author Watt Key visited Perry Academy and Perry Middle Thursday for three presentations. Mr. Key enjoyed a luncheon with several students and shared his experiences and autographed books. Students enjoyed insight into being an author and how a book goes from print to the big screen as did Mr. Key’s Alabama Moon.
Burkhart’s 9-day Artist in Residence with stained glass window artist, Rita Wrighton is underway. This is our fifth time to have Mrs. Wrighton come to Burkhart to work with our third, fourth, and fifth grade boys and girls. We believe this is a unique cultural/arts opportunity for our boys and girls. Mrs. Wrighton works with our art teacher, Melody Penish and with quite a few parent and community volunteers to make this project work. This year […]