Category: Classroom News

Busy Preschoolers

Our preschool classes are busy.  This month they had visitors who taught them valuable information about nutrition including how to create a healthy, balanced plate.  They literally tasted green eggs and ham inspired by...

Exploring Animal Habitats

Our first graders have been learning about animals as part of their science unit. During their studies, they had the opportunity to create their own animal habitat dioramas. Students chose a specific animal and...

Learning to Code

Our 2nd and 5th graders have joined the nationwide One Hour of Code program.  Our students are learning how to write basic computer command programs in game platforms such as Minecraft.  Coding provides students...

STEMinista Project

Our 4th graders had a wonderful opportunity to participate in the STEMinista Project. The Office of Science partnered with the Michigan Science Center to coordinate hands on STEM activities and career exposure. The workshop...

Voting Challenge

State Representative Sherry Gay-Dagnogo presented an Election Day challenge to all of our students.  She encouraged students to collect “I Voted” stickers from their friends and family and bring them to school.  The class...

Family Heritage

  One of the fifth grade literacy themes is Heritage. Students spent weeks reading and discussing stories centered around the theme. They concluded their learning by researching their own heritage and creating individual family...

Developing Young Minds

Our preschoolers are busy learning every day.  Their young minds and little hands are creating color patterns, building structures, learning about animals, and designing their own unique creations using a variety of materials.

Differentiated Instruction

We recognize that every student learns differently and has varied skills.  In order to help every child grow, we provide differentiated instruction within the classrooms. Students may work independently, with a partner, in a...

Extended Day Program

Students who participate in our extended day academic program have the opportunity to work in small groups on skills specific to their needs.  The program runs twice a year, once in the fall and...

Making Slime!

The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum visited our 4th graders on Halloween. They presented a hands-on S.T.E.M. activity that aligned with the student’s current science curriculum.  The students started off with an oral discussion and...