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Specialty News Update for our Visiting Preschools

Technology News

This past month our students have been working hard to build some very advanced projects. We finished our Excel projects about our favorite colors. We also learned about Powerpoint and began a large slide show about the alphabet.

From the Gym of Mrs. Ashley Lambert

Health/Physical Education News

Health:


K: This past month the students started a unit on Home and Travel Safety. The students learned about emergencies and ways to respond appropriately when an emergency occurs. They also learned about poisons and the importance of not touching, tasting or smelling various house hold items that may harm the body.


Looking Ahead to First Grade and Above:

1st: This past month the students finished a unit on Food. Throughout the unit the students learned about how food choices have an effect on ones health. They also learned about MyPlate and the importance of following its guidelines.

2nd: This past month the students finished a unit on Food for Fitness. The students learned various ways to handle food safely to avoid taking germs into their bodies and to prevent foodborne illnesses.

3rd: This past month the students finished a unit on Keeping Safe. The students learned about the importance of obeying safety rules to protect themselves and others. They also learned about ways to stay safe around strangers, bullies, and potentially violent situations.

4th: This past month the students finished a unit on Home and Travel Safety. Through the unit the students learned about safety measures to prevent injuries outdoors, in motor vehicles, and in weather emergencies. They also learned about various ways to resolve conflict and avoid violence.

5th: This past month the students finished a unit on Preventing Violence. Throughout the unit the students learned how to recognize and respond to threatening situations. They also learned about ways to avoid violence. At the conclusion of the unit the students worked in small groups to create an iMovie and poster expressing their knowledge.


Physical Education:

JrK – 5th: This past month the students used muscular strength, balance and coordination to traverse in various ways on our school rock wall.

News from the Orchestra Pit of Mr. Chris Hoffman

In Music this month students had a lot of fun learning about Jazz. We spent time learning how to improvise on the marimbas and learned how to take an idea that some one else had and turn it into our own. We also learned several jazz songs like Jada and Dancing on the Rooftop.