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Weekly News from Pickett's Mill
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Roller Coaster Physics
Fourth grade students from Ms. Miller's class learned what it takes to make a marble travel over hills and through loops during STEM lab with Ms. Misinco. This group added a special touch...a gap in the track for the marble to traverse.
Immigration Day Experience
These fifth grade students learned interesting facts about their family tree as part of Immigration Day. Many students were able to trace their ancestry to other countries including France, Canada, Russia and Ukraine.
Mr. Watson served an a medical evalutor in determing students' physical worthiness of entering the United States. Some students were quarantined as a result of poor balance, bad vision and weak backs.
Summarizing the Experience
There are many engaging and educational activities included in the Immigration Day experience. Students visit a series of stations and complete a variety of tasks in hopes of becoming a U.S. citizen.
Fix It Felix!
Students in Ms. Rooke's and Mr. LaBroad's class use a "hard" hat and Big Bopper when solving complex problems on the SmartBoard. Students synergize and help each other work through challenging tasks. http://pickettsmill.typepad.com/jennifer_rooke/
Bingo Night TONIGHT!
Join us TONIGHT from 6pm-8pm for our annual Bingo Night! We will have concessions available and you can also pre-order a whole pizza for your family! Please visit our school website for ordering information. Pizza orders are due December 10th.