What's Happening at School?
Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire Schools October 2018
Balanced Literacy at Graettinger-Terril/Ruthven-Ayrshire Schools
Ruthven-Ayrshire Kindergarten Reading and Writing Project
RA Kindergarten Retell
The RA kindergarten class retold the story of The Greedy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds after Mrs. Knaack read the story to them.
Jasper ate the carrots from Crackenhopper Field.
The carrots creeped on Jasper.
Jasper built a wall around Crackenhopper Field so the carrots couldn't get out.
The carrots CHEERED. Their plan worked.
The students each made their own Greedy Carrot.
2nd Grade Fluency Practice
Cross-Curricular Writing Activity with the GT 8th Grade
K-6 Reading Assessments and Progress
GT 5th Grade
Mrs. Hunefeld works with a small group of readers.
GT 4th Grade
Mrs. Klepper assists a small group with vocabulary.
RA 4th Grade
Mrs. Sikora talks with students about text and graphic features.
RA 3rd Grade
Mrs. Bauermeister's students are reading about extreme sports.
RA 2nd Grade
Mrs. Peton's students identify the characters in their small group reading book.
RA 1st Grade
Mrs. Hersom listens to a student read for accuracy and fluency.
Mrs. Harris asks students to identify the beginning and ending sounds of a word in their story.
These preschool students are learning the parts of a book.
GT 1st Grade
Mrs. Jacobsen has the students building words on white boards.
What do students do while teachers work with small groups?
RA Vocabulary Activity
GT/RA Classroom Libraries
Health Class Posters
High School Sewing Class
Grant Awarded to GT/RA
The Graettinger-Terril and Ruthven-Ayrshire Schools in conjunction with the Okoboji School district have been awarded a STEM Best Grant from the Governor’s STEM Council. The grant will provide the Districts with $25,000 to help launch a joint program called No Boundaries. As part of this grant, the school districts have also received $40,000 in In-kind donations from local businesses to support the program.
No Boundaries is a program which will provide students with work-embedded, problem-based learning opportunities. The No Boundaries Project is a joint venture between Graettinger-Terril, Ruthven-Ayrshire, Okoboji, and Spencer Community School Districts.