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Grace Lutheran

Posted: Wednesday, October 20, 2004

The kindergartners have been plant scientists for the past couple of weeks. Students are seeing the results of soaking celery in colored water, growing carrot tops and watching beans sprout. Students also are starting to read beginning books and learning four new letter sounds per week.

The fourth- through sixth-grade history class is diving into ancient Egypt.

The seventh- and eighth-graders experimented with water, soap, pepper and cardboard boats to learn about surface tension.

In geography, the fourth- through eighth-graders have completed memorizing all the U.S. states and capitals and are ready to learn landforms.

In physical education, the older students are working on flag football and the younger students are building up endurance with longer runs. Students also are refining body movement skills by doing throwing, catching and kicking drills.

In Christlight, students learned that Jesus healed a sick boy in response to his father's prayer.

For more information regarding the school or preschool, call Dennis Leckwee at 283-9551 or 283-7888.



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