What's Happening

Hot Air Balloon STEM project

posted Feb 15, 2018, 11:39 AM by Stephanie Gerlach   [ updated Feb 15, 2018, 11:49 AM ]

 This week the students learned about wind and its effect on objects.  The students were divided into groups and given materials to build a replica of a hot air balloon using a balloon, straws, a paper cup, tape, and a piece of cardboard.  The challenge was getting the balloon to fly in the air!  After unsuccessful attempts using straws to blow on the balloon and fanning the cardboard to create wind, one group decided to use the room's air conditioner to successfully launch their balloon in the air! (Click on "Class Photos.")

St. Jude Math-a-thon Money Due After Winter Break

posted Feb 14, 2018, 11:11 AM by Stephanie Gerlach

 St. Jude Math-a-thon money is due on February 28th!

St. Jude Donation

posted Feb 13, 2018, 5:44 AM by Stephanie Gerlach

There will be a Dress Down on Friday for St. Jude donations!

American Heart Association Donation

posted Feb 12, 2018, 12:27 PM by Stephanie Gerlach   [ updated Feb 13, 2018, 5:42 AM ]

Student Council members will be accepting donations during lunch periods on Tuesday 2/13 & Thursday 2/15.  A treat will be given for each donation!  Thank you for your support!

Flat Stanley's Adventures

posted Feb 7, 2018, 10:33 AM by Stephanie Gerlach   [ updated Feb 7, 2018, 11:52 AM ]

The students have been sharing their amazing Flat Stanley projects this week.  They are learning so much about each other, their families, their neighborhoods, the U.S., and the world - including countries like Canada, Mexico, the Bahamas, Peru, Ecuador, Spain and Croatia!  Thank you, parents, for participating in this project! You all deserve an A+!  (You can view more photos by clicking on "Class Photos" in the column on left side of page.) 

Valentine's Day Feb. 14

posted Feb 7, 2018, 6:26 AM by Stephanie Gerlach   [ updated Feb 7, 2018, 6:28 AM ]

 Students are welcome to celebrate Valentine's Day next week by bringing in friendship cards for their classmates. Please make sure that your child includes either everyone in the class OR all of the girls OR all of the boys. Thank you!

Welcome, Jayden!

posted Feb 5, 2018, 6:42 AM by Stephanie Gerlach

1st grade has a new student! Please join me in welcoming Jayden and his family to our school community!

Scholastic Books

posted Feb 1, 2018, 9:59 AM by Stephanie Gerlach

 Scholastic flyers for February were sent home with your child.  Please submit your orders by February 26th.  If ordering online, our class code is MCC97.

CSW Happenings - Friday, 2/2

posted Feb 1, 2018, 9:56 AM by Stephanie Gerlach

 All students are asked to bring a can of soup to donate to our "Soup-er Collection" for Eva's Village.

CSW Happenings: Thursday, 2/1

posted Jan 31, 2018, 2:52 PM by Stephanie Gerlach

 LollyPop Grams are being sold for $1 each to support the Felician Sisters Haiti Mission. 

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