Christine King’s sixth and seventh grade math students at Allapattah Flats K-8 are looking ahead to next year by exploring Box-and-Whisker Plots. Box-and-Whisker Plots are diagrams that summarize data by dividing it into quartiles. Students surveyed other students around school, their parents and even other teachers. Students asked questions such as “How often do you get on the…Details
Students in Melissa Nelson’s class at Allapattah Flats K8 School used cards to understand, create, and practice exponential equations. Students worked in pairs and flipped over cards to provide bases and exponents. Students then solved the exponential equations they created! Pictured are Sharon Charite, left, and Sarla Dominguez.
Allapattah Flats K8 recognized outstanding Business Partner Walmart Distribution Center as its Business Partner of the Year, and attended the recent recognition ceremony at the district office. The company has been instrumental in creating a truly fantastic business partner relationship for Allapattah Flats K8. Jennie Shalala-Hartman has volunteered her time to reading to our primary classes, and…Details
Jaime Hillaire, a seventh grade student at Allapattah Flats K8, received state, regional, and national recognition from the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for his entry in the Junior American Citizens contest. That’s quite an accomplishment for which he should be proud. Allapattah sends out a big congratulations to Jaime!
The third graders of Allapattah Flats K8 School could not imagine being any busier! A large group of third graders has been participating in a novel study of “Because of Winn Dixie”. As they are reading the novel, students are involved in a wide range of activities, incluidng completing thinking maps, participating in small group discussions,…Details
The third grade student team at Allapattah Flats K-8 School was excited to host the dunk tank at this year’s Gator Fest. Students from all grade levels, and some parents, lined up to dunk their favorite staff member. Pictured is Jacob Barbour trying to dunk third grade teacher Lauren Monroe.
As part of their math curriculum, Shannon Johnson’s third grade class at Allapattah Flats K-8 school recently started learning strategies for multiplying single digit numbers. The students have learned how to use equal groups, arrays, and number lines in order to solve a multiplication problem. Students created number lines on their desks and used them…Details
Danya Etter’s third through fifth grade students at Allapattah K8 School are karate chopping recorders to the next level. Recorder karate is a fun and exciting method that allows students to learn the recorder and test for “karate belts.” These belts hang from their recorders and they earn different colors as the music progressively gets…Details
Allapattah Flats’ PTO put on its annual pumpkin patch this year. Teachers and classes created pumpkins to show off their artistic talents. They highlighted some of the current trends and favorite books in their creative pumpkin presentations. Pictured are Moby from Brainpop, a few “Angry Birds”, Dr. Suess’ beloved Thing 1 and Thing 2 as well as a…Details
Allapattah students have taken on a new challenge this year with the implementation of the 100 Book Challenge. Students are asked to earn ‘steps’ which are each equivalent to 15 minutes of sustained independent reading. Just this week, a group of third grade students were recognized as the first to reach 100 steps. They were recognized…Details