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Week 7: The Arts

What kind of artist are you? Do you write stories or poetry? Do you sing or play music? Do you paint, sculpt, or draw? Do you take pictures or make videos? Whatever kind of art you create, you are an artist! Explore The Arts this week here in our newsletter.


Click on the video below to see a message from Mrs. Webb, our new principal.

Week of July 18: The Arts

IXL Hall of Fame

Congratulations to the five students who stepped up to the 100-question challenge last week! Keep up the good work this week! You can do it! Don't forget to access IXL through Clever.

If you would like your name published in our summer newsletter, please have your adult email Mrs. Donwerth.


Also, rising 3rd graders answered the most questions last week with 783 questions! Practicing Language Arts and Math on IXL will help you review for next year!


Here's a challenge for this week: If Centennial Buffalos can answer 2,500 questions this week, Mrs. Donwerth will pour a bucket of cold water on her head and post the video in next week's newsletter! So, login to IXL and answer lots of questions!

Grades PK-2

Art Fun

Click on the link to find fun art activities.


Art Activities K-2

Math & Art Activities

Mathematics and art intersect in our world in beautiful ways. Many mathematicians draw upon art and many artists draw upon mathematics. When mathematics and art come together, students are often inspired and they can start to see mathematics as a beautiful and creative subject.


YouCubed Activities (Scroll down to "Additional Tasks")

Tear Art

Using torn pieces ot paper, create a visual representation of your community or basic landforms (such as mountains).


Tear Art

Create a Coloring Tool

We need to color, but there is nothing to color with. Help! Make a tool for coloring. Try using things from nature or around the house.

Art Activities for Social Emotional Learning

Click the link below for five art activities for Social Emotional Learning.


5 Art Activities

We the Digital Citizens - Digital Citizenship

Watch the video about Digital Citizens who take a pledge to "travel" the internet safely!
Discuss the following questions with an adult at home:
1. The Digital Citizens pledged to travel safely on the internet. What was one thing you learned from the Digital Citizens?
2. Why is it a good idea to set a time limit when using technology?
3. Why shouldn't you share your username and password with other people?



We the Digital Citizens


(found from commonsensemedia.org)

IXL Summer Boost Skill Plans

The summer boost skill plans highlight foundational and high-priority skills from the previous year to ensure students are on track to succeed in the next grade level. For each subject choose the grade you will enter in the fall.

Language Arts, Week 3:

Math, Week 3:


If you answer 100 questions this week, ask your adult to email Mrs. Donwerth, and she will publish your name in next week's newsletter!

Grades 3-5

Explore the Arts

Art isn't just drawing or painting, click on the link to learn more.


Explore the Arts

Math & Art Activities

Mathematics and art intersect in our world in beautiful ways. Many mathematicians draw upon art and many artists draw upon mathematics. When mathematics and art come together, students are often inspired and they can start to see mathematics as a beautiful and creative subject.


YouCubed Activities (scroll down to "Additional Tasks")

Tear Art

Using torn pieces of paper, create a visual representation of the US Flag or regions of the United States.


Tear Art Directions

Trash to Treasure

Your town is having a trash-to-treasure day. People have asked you to design a sculpture. Use at least 10 items to make your sculpture. You must use items that were going to be thrown away or recycled. You may use tape or glue to hold the parts together. Your sculpture must be able to stand on its own for at least 15 seconds.

Art Activities for Social Emotional Learning

Click the link below for five art activities for Social Emotional Learning.


5 Art Activities

What's Cyberbullying? - Digital Citizenship

Watch the video about cyberbullying and discuss the following questions with an adult at home:
1. What is cyberbullying?
2. What are some things you can do if you see cyberbullying?
3. Bullying and cyberbullying are both unacceptable, but what makes cyberbullying different?


What's Cyberbullying?


(found from commonsensemedia.org)

IXL Summer Boost Skill Plans

The summer boost skill plans highlight foundational and high-priority skills from the previous year to ensure students are on track to succeed in the next grade level. For each subject choose the grade you will enter in the fall.

Language Arts, Week 3:

Math, Week 3:


If you answer 100 questions this week, ask your adult to email Mrs. Donwerth, and she will publish your name in next week's newsletter!

Additional Resources

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