Category: Classroom News

Preschoolers Make Snow

Pre K students made their own snow!! Students used powdered snow, added water and stirred the mixture. Students observed that the water made the powder wet and the snow expanded!! Students enjoyed making hand...

Shades of Yale Choir

We kicked off 2017 with a unique performance by the Shades of Yale choir.  Our 3rd-6th graders enjoyed a musical performance focusing on African American spirituals.  The collegiate students followed up with an informational Q &...

Holiday Reading with Alycia Meriweather

Interim Superintendent Alycia Meriweather eagerly accepted an invitation from one of our second grade teachers to read a holiday book to the class. Mrs. Meriweather spent an afternoon talking to our students and reading...

Arts & Scraps Science

Thanks to the DPSCD partnership with Arts & Scraps, our 5th graders participated in an exciting hands-workshop that focused on the Evolution and Traits of Animals Michigan standard for fifth grade.  Their staff led our students through...

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...