Mrs. Marino, a third grade teacher at Savanna Ridge Elementary School, was a Target Field Trip Grant recipient for the 2015/16 school year. Therefore, third grade students benefited by enjoying a fantastic field trip to Heathcote Botanical Gardens as they explored the life of plants. They learned about the basic structures in plants, how plants…Details
Third grade students in Mrs. Shukri’s class enjoyed working with Keiser University students who were previously in the military. The Keiser University students read a children’s book to the class that was created by a soldier. It explained why military parents may seem different when they get home to their families due to PTSD. They…Details
Fourth grade students in Mr. Moulton’s class engage in math activities by working on Kagan cooperative learning strategies.
Third through fifth grade students at Savanna Ridge Elementary participated in a recent school spirited pep rally. Third grade students lead the 4th and 5th graders in a remix song about taking on the challenge of the FCAT and passing it with no problem! Each grade level came in their designated class T-shirt and showed…Details
Representatives from school districts in Florida and Georgia recently visited Savanna Ridge Elementary to see enthusiastic teachers implementing Document Based Questions (DBQs). The students were engaged as teachers walked them through the process of analyzing documents and making inferences to answer the question, “Jamestown: Why did so many colonists die?” The visitors participated in a…Details
Students from Keiser University came to Savanna Ridge Elementary last week to read to students in Penny LaCorte’s classroom as part of a partnership between the school and Keiser as an ongoing support system. The 15 Keiser students had a unique assignment for their Speech/Communication class — to create a short children’s story and practice…Details
Second grade students at Savanna Ridge Elementary School in Kristi Collins’ classroom who reach their reading goals earned dog tags to show how many points they earned on Scholastic Reading Counts. The students are given the opportunity to read and take assessments online to show their progress. Each time students take the assessment, they earn…Details
Students at Savanna Ridge Elementary enjoyed celebrating Literacy Week 2015 with Books, Bingo and Baked Ziti night. Students and families came out for a delicious baked ziti dinner and played multiple rounds of Bingo. There were many smiling faces as students were able to come up on stage and pick a book of their choice…Details
Students at Savanna Ridge Elementary raised money during a recent PTO fundraiser whereby the winners wore turkey costumes for the day. Mr. Clements (5th grade teacher) and Mrs. Fletcher (2nd grade teacher) were good sports and wore turkey costumes for the day since they were the ones who raised the most money for the fundraiser. …Details
Second grade students at Savanna Ridge Elementary partnered with Publix to help make Mother’s Day special for their loved ones. Publix brought cakes to Savanna Ridge and helped second graders decorate them as a Mother’s Day sweet treat. Thank you to Tina and Christine from Publix for assisting our students.