Volume V, No. 11
Recording Outstanding Education
Nassau County School District has many exciting events happening on our campuses. Look at the collection of stories around our county.
The Main Idea Rap
Mrs. Wallace and Mrs. Underhill’s 4th-grade classes at Hilliard Elementary School serenaded parents at their class awards presentation with The Main Idea Rap. They have been using it to learn and practice finding the main idea in nonfiction text passages.
Snow Cone Party
Haunted House of Scent
Mrs. Pittman's Kindergarten class at Callahan Elementary School explored their 5 senses by having a HAUNTED HOUSE OF SENSES! Students could hear skeleton bones breaking (carrots), taste yucky bugs (gushers), smell ogre breath (pickle juice), see slimy worms (spaghetti) and feel a monster's eyeballs (olives!) It was a terrifying and fun hands-on lesson that the students won't soon forget!
Hilliard Middle-Senior High School's Flashes Football and Cheer, along with your Homecoming King and Queen, partnered with Hilliard Elementary School to greet the students with some Flashes School Spirit! Go Flashes!
Mrs. McKendree's Spookey eyed boys at Yulee Primary School glued to pumpkin subtraction math!
The Callahan Middle School volleyball team took first place in the Barnyard Olympics at the Northeast Florida Fair. They competed against Hilliard Middle School and a homeschool group in the middle school division in various activities such as an egg-celent relay, Cowboy Golf, Mad Mother Hen (a balloon pop), and Barnyard Round-Up (corralling balloons with a pool noddle). The girls even had to create the school mascot, The Rambler, from a bag of fruit.
Celebrating Johnny Appleseed Week
Mrs. Robbins' class at Southside Elementary School experimented with apple slices to answer: Why do apples turn brown after they are cut? How can we keep them from turning brown? They graphed their hypothesis to see which liquid they thought would make them not turn brown. Experiment: They set the apples up in the water, milk, vinegar, lemon juice, and oil and leave them for 24 hours. Then, they charted their observations and checked their hypothesis.
In Mrs. Schriver's class at Fernandina Beach High School, the lab discusses how marine and terrestrial organisms are faced with a myriad of environmental pressures. Specific environment. They must be able to find food and employ successful defense of reproductive mechanisms. They must find food and employ successful defense of reproductive mechanisms. . Students took roles of predator versus prey, trying to beat natural selection.
Yulee Primary Fun Run
The students at Yulee Primary School have spent the past week and a half gathering pledges from their family and friends for donations for our school. On Fun Run Day, the students were able to get out there and run their laps! They had a wonderful time running for their school!