During the months of April and May, Mariposa students have been writing and publishing their own books as a part of the annual celebration of writers — Young Authors. Students from grades kindergarten to fifth wrote, illustrated, edited, and published original stories. These books were shared and celebrated through several classroom and school-wide activities. Four…Details
The Kindergarten Team at Mariposa Elementary showed their amazing collaborative planning abilities as they put together an extremely engaging end-of-unit Gingerbread Day. After a week-long unit that involved comparing and contrasting different versions of the Gingerbread Man stories, the students illustrated their own gingerbread characters. The week ended with the students decorating gingerbread cookies and…Details
Mariposa’s reading night at Barnes and Noble was a huge success. Mrs. Brie Lamb read Tacky the Penguin to the students and Mr. R. Craig Logue also read a story. Anthony and Angel Castro are seen decorating and enjoying their cookies while Joandre Sanchez and Leonel Ineus shopped with their parents. We will have our…Details
More than 70 students and their parents braved inclement weather to attend Mariposa Elementary’s Math Night. Students were engaged in meaningful, real world problem-solving as they walked grocery store aisles. Pictured, from left to right, students Joshua Locklar, Tyshon Crawford, Paul Lesser, and Shane Lesser, observe as parent Don Lesser shows the students about the…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, fifth grade students are applying their knowledge of the tools of measurement. Student scientists in Kathleen Guntow’s class are learning to use measuring tools. Pictured, David Diaz, left, and Ludwica Romero work together to measure mass with a spring scale and are applying their new knowledge to a spray water bottle.
The 5th graders at Mariposa Elementary in Ms. Kathy Guntow’s class are investigating the proper use of scientific tools. The students rotate through stations that measure volume, mass, length, time, and temperature. They also explore how to use microscopes and hand lenses to complete their science measurement tools activity. Toni Serra, Dylan Baugh, and Crystal…Details
Students in Ms. Zoie Griffiths’ 5th grade class at Mariposa Elementary learn about controlled experiments. The students completed an investigation that tested how high a ball would bounce on four different surfaces. They learned about variables, the scientific process, and even included some math by finding the average height of the five trials. This will…Details
Students in Mrs. Saunders’ 5th grade present Native American Projects. Fifth graders enjoyed presenting Native American projects. As part of their Reading and Social Studies standards, each student researched a tribe, wrote about the culture, then created a board or diorama reflecting the unique attributes they discovered. Pictured: Zachary Cobb, Jonah McCrory, and Victoria Serrano Melendez.
Lisa Delatorre came up with a fun project for Mrs. Auciello’s 1st grade class! She brought the supplies for the students to create and use a drawing robot, or “doodle bot.” The students had a blast putting these together and watching the cool designs they could make! Mrs. Delatorre is pictured teaching Abbilaine Burgess, Abigail…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, first grade students in Ami Jobson’s class are authors! Each student recently chose an animal to research before the class field trip to the Palm Beach Zoo. The students researched habitat, eating habits, offspring and what each animal looks like. The students worked hard to report detailed, accurate facts and the outcome…Details