This week, the kindergarten, first and second grades assembled spring mobiles in art class. DIBELS reading tests were given to students to measure their progress. Science, health and safety classes ended for the year, and students worked on studying the pilgrims in history.
Mrs. East received a post card from Flat Stanley, who is staying with friends in Atlanta and having a great time. Atlanta hosted the 1996 Olympic Games and is the home of Coca-Cola.
In Mrs. Pribbenow's third- through fifth-grade class, the fifth-graders are studying perimeter and area in math and western Europe in history. The fourth-graders are learning about equations in math and the Civil War in history. Third-grade students are discovering averages in math and will start history soon.
The sixth- through eighth-graders welcomed Mr. Toliver back from his vacation and went right back to work studying geometry in seventh-grade math and trigonometry in eighth-grade math. In science, the students are studying electricity, and they are working on description essays in language arts.
During morning assembly, Mrs. Pribbenow is reading to the students from "Hope for Haiti" by Eleanor Workman. Mrs. Pribbenow has been to Haiti on a mission trip to work at the orphanage Workman founded.
The end of the midterm is Friday. Grades will be announced May 7.
For more information about the school, call administrator Adele Pribbenow at 283-3150.
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