We are so proud of our Northport K-8 School First Year Teacher of the Year! First, we are so glad that she chose teaching as her profession. It takes a very special person to be a classroom teacher. It takes grit, integrity, honesty, compassion, respect, knowledge, trustworthiness and an abilty to make a real connection…Details
Marine biologists, Mr. and Mrs. Mott from the Inwater Research Group, presented a stimulating enrichment program to the 6th-8th grade Northstar students about sea turtles. They showed specimens of turtle anatomy and related body structures to their function for survival in the ecosystem. Students considered characteristics of organisms as they identified the shared characteristics used…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, Mrs. Michelle Smith’s 2nd grade class teamed up with Mrs. Theresa Delancy’s 3rd grade class for writing! Every 2nd grader has a 3rd grade pen pal who acts as a writing mentor. After reading the story The Plump and Perky Turkey, students were asked to imagine that they were a turkey! Together…Details
Ms. Mellion’s 2nd graders used rulers they created to measure all around their classroom. Students worked in groups to create a list of classroom objects along with height (inches) in their Math Interactive Notebooks. They are currently working on measuring the length of objects by selecting and using appropriate tools such as rulers, yardsticks, meter sticks, and measuring tape.
On Monday, November 24th, the Weatherbee Fall Reading Challenge ended. 570 students read 10,379.123 words and earned a total of 7,785 points. The top students in each class received the honor of throwing a cream pie at their teacher! Pictured is Katelynn Justice pieing her teacher, Mrs. Melanie MacPherson, as teacher Mr. Ed Strivelli looks…Details
Frances K. Sweet celebrated the last day before the Thanksgiving holiday by having their monthly PBIS event. Ms. Marla Liberatore’s 3rd grade class brought in their favorite games to play with their friends. Students enjoyed playing board games like Monopoly, Sorry, and Hedbanz, and card games like UNO and Crazy Eights. Everyone enjoyed spending their…Details
Students from Mrs. Cindy Langel’s 1st grade class are comparing life now with life in the past. After learning about how people in the past prepared food, the students used heavy whipping cream to create homemade butter. The students were then able to share their butter with their families during their classroom feast. Pictured from…Details
Weatherbee Elementary School has once again achieved Gold Level Model PBS School status. Recently, Dr. Lurana Hillard presented the PBIS team with a certificate of success for the 2013-14 school year along with gold pins for all faculty and staff. Pictured is the PBIS team accepting the award.
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