Mariposa Elementary has been extremely fortunate to have Ms. Marjorie Ovsiovitch as our Americorps volunteer this year. Ms. Ovsiovitch has helped numerous children close their learning gaps while enjoying time with her. She is kind, dedicated, and loyal to our Monarchs. The students’ eyes light up when it is their special time to read with…Details
Mariposa Elementary Student Council, led by Mrs. Alice Gale-Wharton, passed on the usual bi-monthly meeting to kick-off the season with a luncheon and craft project. Dipping pinecones into peanut butter and birdseed, everyone enjoyed creating an environmentally safe gift to keep or give and share with our feathered Florida wildlife. Student Council members are: Austin…Details
Mariposa Elementary School’s teachers and students celebrated Storybook Character Day with a parade. They showcased their favorite storybooks and dressed as their favorite characters. In the classrooms, students read their stories to each other, and enjoyed some treats. Lauren Rocha dressed up as Little Bo Peep and showed her book proudly. Guidance Counselor- Ms. Baliton,…Details
In Mrs. C. Bonilla’s PreKindergarten class at Mariposa Elementary, the students discussed many different kinds of paper. This included where paper comes from and what different things we can create with it. The students practiced writing, drawing, cutting, and gluing the paper. Madison Barr wrote, ” Paper comes from trees.” She drew trees to illustrate…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, Mrs. Bonilla’s students continue to work on sounding out words and identifying the individual letters of a Consonant Vowel Consonant (CVC) word. This week they discussed things they can build, and one of the items mentioned was being able to build words! Students were given alphabet blocks and instructed to build certain…Details
Mariposa Elementary celebrated its PBIS by having a Pokemon Day. Students paid 20 Butterfly Bucks to participate in Pokemon Day where they created a unique Pokemon with special powers and a Poke-Ball and then played charades as they became a Pokemon. Maurice Johnson and Tristan Coe are working hard to create their Pokemon. Jha’keriah Galloway,…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, Ms. K. Swanson’s 1st grade homeroom is on a pen pal escapade writing and illustrating creative masterpieces with Mrs. Whitfield’s 1st grade class located in Lytle, Texas. The writing adventure began in early October and will continue until the end of May. The students are grouped into pairs and enjoy the process of…Details
At Mariposa Elementary, Mrs. Linda Auciello’s 1st grade students Olivia Watson, Joseph Rivera, Houston Bidot-Lascala, Kierstin Maggard and Brayden Myers are creating 3-D shapes using Play-doh and toothpicks. Math centers are practiced to ensure students stay engaged and gain a variety of different learning opportunities within their classroom.
Students in Mrs. Theresa Delancy’s 5th grade ELA class have been reading the novel, Wonder by R.J. Palacio. They have been learning the importance of being kind and accepting to others.
Pictured are: Anthony Castro, Aryannah Sanchez, Justin Horton, Brian Castillo, Mrs. Delancy, Riley O’Dowd, Kiran Mahase, Taurice Johnson, and Bradley Philippe.
Mrs. J. Scipioni’s 5th grade students at Mariposa Elementary have been working hard in math and science. They worked in inquiry groups to figure out how to separate base ten blocks to divide 2-digit divisors. Ashonni Crenshaw, Elivia Hughey, and Julia Caquias are working together as a team separating their base ten blocks. Students also…Details