Headline Archives - September 2012
Big Bass Class at IES
Students in Mrs.Christy Ard's 4th grade class celebrated their selection asIndependence Elementary's first "Big Bass Class"! Thisclass had a great first week and received several compliments for being the"Big Fish" on campus. They followed the FISH! Philosophy; bethere, play & participate, choose your attitude, and make someone'sday. This class definitely made their Principal's (Lisa Raiford)day. Pictured class with trophy: L to R bottom row: ShantelPower, Reginal Selders, Clifton Baham, Emma LeBlanc, Marissa Watts, FloydStokes, Javian Etienne, Thomas Ransom, Sa'Beion Harris, DakariPhelps. Back row L to R: Ariana Naquin, Teacher Christy Ard, BrandonHerrera, Frankeya Solomon, Raniya Austin, Makayla Mitchell,Alexia Mason, Abraham Gonzalez, Javarrius Legarde, Destiny Cardona, JacquelynCalderon, Cayli Parish and SLU Student Teacher Latasha Duplessis.September 15th is International Dot Day around the world and TPSS teachers and students all across the district are reading the book The Dot by Peter Reynolds and participating in Dot Day activities that correlate with Common Core State Standards. Colette Taillon's class at Hammond Westside Montessori School is celebrating this inspiring day by showing students that even with a simple dot you can make your mark in the world and embrace what life has in store for you. Ms. Taillon's class has completed a Dot scavenger hunt, Dot math, paragraph writing about Dot Day as well as many art projects all revolving around Dot Day. Look at the picture above to see if you can “connect the dots” to see where it leads you. Remember to "Make Your Mark on the World" and leave it a better place.
Cheryl Criswell's PreK students at Woodland Park Magnet School are working hard during Center Time.Happy Constitution Day! Put on your party hats because this week, at D.C. Reeves Elementary, everyone is celebrating and demonstrating their love for the United States of America and the blessings of freedom Our Founding Fathers secured for all. Students at D.C. Reeves are learning about the creation and signing of the Constitution of the United States, on September 17, 1787, 225 years ago. Classes in the computer lab are watching educational videos about the Constitution and the singing the "Preamble song". They are also signing a mock Constitution document with a quill. Pictured above is Ms. Vey’s third grade class. God Bless America!
The Helping Hands Club at Martha Vinyard Elementary purchased umbrellas for their picnic tables. Now the students can enjoy their breakfast/lunch without the hot sun in their eyes.