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
Mariposa Elementary School first grade students went on a field trip to Fire Rescue Station 13 for a fire safety presentation. The students learned important lifesaving tips and fun facts about firefighters. After the presentation the students got an inside look at a fire engine, toured the firefighters’ living quarters, and even got to try…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, Mrs. Linda Auciello’s 1st grade class was working on counting on and writing their numbers through 30. Student Tyler Rubenstein took this request to an ultimate level and counted all the way through the number 120. It took him five white boards to write them, but he was determined to show what…Details
At Mariposa, Mrs. Elizabeth Forbes, first grade teacher, volunteered to serve as the Unicef Coordinator. She turned this into a learning experience for her students. She had enough coins to allow her first graders to sort, count, make patterns, and even count by 5’s and 10’s. What an opportunity! So now these first graders know their coins! First graders at Mariposa helped count change during the school’s UNICEF…Details
Miguel Juarez in Ami Jobson’s first grade class at Mariposa Elementary School made a hardcover book titled “Alligators”. His book is divided into sections: Table of Contents, Meet the Author and alligator facts. To honor Miguel for his hard work, Mariposa’s broadcasting station, Wings TV, invited him on the show as their special guest. His…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, several people donated rocks to encourage and inspire Ms. Erica Morales’ students to do well on their Math FSA. She hid the rocks around her classroom the day of the Math FSA. The students were surprised and went on a rock hunt. They had a blast! The rocks were meant to inspire…Details
Fourth grade students at Mariposa Elementary School are preparing for the school’s annual wax museum. The students are excited and eager to teach other students and visitors about their famous person in history and how that person made a positive impact in our society and the world. Pictured is Estefano Livi poses as Benjamin Franklin.