Abraham Lincoln 4th Grade students are learning about force, cause and effect, and constraints with their STEM lessons. Student groups cooperated to make modifications to carts, so that they could safely transport an egg down an incline. All students were successful in learning what applications of materials worked best for this purpose.
Mary Bryan learning facilitators working with teachers during cluster to refine strategies that will help students with constructed response answers. #WeAreMaryBryan
Fourth Graders at Douglas MacArthur elementary have been busy writing and planning new stories! Keep up the great work, fourth graders!
Burkhart’s Spell Bowl team has begun to practice for this year’s competition. These students will be working hard over the next four months to practice and learn to spell a list of 750 words. Thanks to Mr. Mason and Miss Thurman for their dedication to this group!
PV2 Matthew Loman, better known as “Dad” to two Glenns Valley students, surprised them at the end of the day as he returned from a long-term training deployment. It was a wonderful experience for everyone as we celebrated the service of this brave and dedicated serviceman.
Southport Travel Basketball Try-Outs will be held September 11th and 18th. Please see the posted information for details. If there are additional questions contact Mr. Ben Danner [email protected] or call 317-789-4935.
Students in Miss Colbert’s 5th grade class at Mary Bryan elementary have started working on their Genius Hour presentations! “Genius Hour is a movement that allows students to explore their own passions and encourages creativity in the classroom. It provides students a choice in what they learn during a set period of time during school.
Douglas MacArthur elementary alum Tracy Wymer visits Douglas MacArthur to discuss his latest book, Soar. Mr. Wymer spent his childhood in Perry Township and shared with students the steps it takes to write great books. Students wrote letters to the visiting author thanking him for sharing his expertise. Douglas MacArthur will have a signed copy in our Media Center.
The Rosa Parks elementary hallways are coming to life. Mrs. Scifres and Mrs. Conder created trees and students created unique leaves. As stated, all students are different but we are here for the same reasons.
Coach Hathaway’s Running South is coming up September 24th. The 6th annual event sponsored by the Perry Township Education Foundation (PTEF) has a new sponsor this year. The Community Health Network is the primary sponsor for the event which includes a 10K, 5K, and 1-Mile running events as well as a quarter Mile Kiddie Romp. There is also a Health Fair complete with Activities, prizes and more. The event raises money for PTEF grants to be used in Perry Township Classrooms. For more information and to register log onto www.ptef.org or call 317.789.2395 The event takes place Saturday September 24, 2016 in and around Perry Stadium so start training NOW!