Lower School News: February 21 – February 24, 2017

Science Lab

First graders investigate the Earth and its rotation. They discover how rotation creates Daytime and Nighttime, using globes and flashlights.


Second graders continue their exploration of water habitats.  This week they investigated salt water habitats.  They observed a variety of sea creatures: conch shells, sand dollars, 2 varieties of starfish, 2 types of coral, 3 types of sponges, preserved jellyfish, shark teeth/jaws, and clam shells.



Third graders continue their study of the earth.  This week they created landforms: mountains, hails, volcanoes, valleys, plateaus, plains, or mesas.




5th grade FUSE students celebrated Valentine’s Day by completing a STEM challenge. Students worked hard to see who could build the the sturdiest and tallest tower with gummy candies and toothpicks. It was a lot of fun to watch them problem solve and work together!



Ms. Swadley will begin offering an after school enrichment course for Spanish. Details regarding this course can be found on our website at:
Check out all our After School Enrichment opportunities such as Art with Mrs. Holt, Piano with Mrs. Thomas and Fitness with Coach Magrans!


Dr. Seuss Week

We will celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a week of fun! February 27-March 3 we will have several opportunities for your child to show their love of Dr. Seuss.

  • Monday—Sneeches Day—Wear Stars
  • Tuesday—Cat in the Hat Day—Wear a hat or crazy hair
  • Wednesday—Thing 1 & Thing 2 Day—Grab a friend and dress alike
  • Thursday—Sleepy Day—Wear your favorite PJs or comfy clothes
  • Friday—Seuss Yourself Day—Dress like your favorite Seuss Character! Enter the “Seuss Yourself” Contest!


Box Tops

This is a reminder that CA collects Box Tops through our CAA. The money raised from this project funds various school improvement projects. Last year we raised over $2000 through the Box Tops program alone! Please turn yours into your child’s teacher or Ms. Turnage in the front office.


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