Media Center Minute
Library Schedule Next Week
The Hour of Code
Check the sites out for yourself here:
Several students earned a certificate for completing their Hour of Code project this past week. Just take a look at some of our 3rd grade students who worked hard to finish their coding project!
Kindergartners Can Even Code
Students in Mrs. Spivey's class enjoyed their time coding too.
Across the U.S.
Check out this map of the U.S. showing all the Hour of Code events that took place last week. Any school that participated is listed on the map.
Across the U.S.
Wired Wednesday - Pearson Math & STEMscopes
Wednesday, Dec. 17th, 8:15am-2:45pm
Counselor's Classroom Rm. 41
** Register in Eduphoria **
RSVPs are enabled for this event.
3rd, 4th, & 5th Grade Teacher & Student Surveys
Remember, it is anonymous and it will help the Technology Dept. improve the program.
You can access the survey by clicking on this link:
If you could also make sure your students received the survey I sent to them and are able to complete it before Monday, December 15, 2014 at 4:00 PM as well I would greatly appreciate it.
Remember, this is only for 3rd - 5th grade teachers and students.
Just in case, here is the link to the student survey:
Reading Discovery - January 29
For Grades: 3rd -8th
Times: 10:00 - 11:15AM
Deadline to Register: January 23
Share an exciting reading experience with First Lady Barbara Bush and Discovery Education's Hall Davidson. Students from various states and abroad ask questions during the interactive video conference with Mrs. Bush. She will read excerpts from "Rushmore" by Lynn Curlee. It covers a STEM topic about the engineering feat of building Mount Rushmore and American history from WWI and WWII.
Please complete this form and submit up to five written questions by Friday, Jan. 9 that your class would like to ask Mrs. Bush. Selected schools will be notified by Jan. 23 however, it is possible that some schools may not get to ask their questions due to time constraints. You must be registered in the videoconference to participate in the Q&A with Barbara Bush.
The Politics of General Sam Houston - January 21
For Grades: 4th
Deadline to Register: January 16
General Sam Houston is a key figure in the history of Texas. Join Michael C. Sproat, Curator of Collections at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum in Huntsville, Texas as he provides brief glimpses into the life of General Houston and learn about what made Texas' most notable figure become the hero that he is today.
Participants in this interactive session will explore why General Houston's political fame turbulently rose and fell during his 50 years in public service and discover how Andrew Jackson influenced General Houston's politics.