Kindergarten students at Mariposa Elementary were awarded Awesome Artist awards for outstanding work on their fall mosaics. Students first learned about the change of seasons in a science lesson in Carla Bargeron’s resource class. Then the students learned about mosaic art techniques. Pictured, from left, are Abigayle Conner, Brenelly Rodriguez-Guerrera, Jade Mayberry and Noah Corsiglia.
Students in Linda Auciello’s kindergarten class at Mariposa Elementary recently enjoyed a hands on math activity that taught them many lessons combined into one. They learned about ordering numbers up through 10, the concept of one more, and counting objects up to 10. Pictured is Shane Lesser counting his sets of blocks. He realized that when you…Details
Students in Linda Auciello’s class at Mariposa Elementary School recently planted lima bean seeds as part of their science lesson. The students first learned about the parts of a plant then planted lima bean seeds to observe the life cycle of the plant. The kindergartners really enjoyed learning about plant growth by watching their lima…Details
New Year celebrations. The students created colorful dragon masks and enjoyed a fun parade around the school in honor of the holiday. Gung Hay Fat Choy!
Kindergartners at Mariposa Elementary enjoyed a hands-on presentation about how to care for their teeth. They were shown the importance of flossing and the correct way to floss, discussed foods that make their teeth happy and foods that make their teeth sad. They also were shown how to brush their teeth properly to make sure…Details
Kindergartners in Linda Auciello’s class at Mariposa Elementary used their new knowledge of shapes to create some crazy shape monsters. They were given a brief discussion and example, but then they were required to cut the paper into the shapes by themselves and put the shapes together to form some sort of crazy monster! The students…Details
Students in Linda Auciello’s kindergarten class at Mariposa Elementary know how to write and read 100 sight words by the 100th day! They used their word knowledge to create a massive poster of the sight words they have learned and they also wrote their own smaller sized list of the same words. This is turning into…Details
Mariposa first graders had an awesome ”in-school field trip!” They learned about the rainforest and the many plants and animals that live there. The students even learned about all the foods and products they use at home that originate in the rainforest. If you’d ask our students their favorite part, their answers would vary. Some would…Details
Mariposa Elementary School recently held its FCAT / SAT Information Night for parents. To start the night, everyone enjoyed a chicken, mashed potato and gravy dinner. After dinner, parents learned more about their children’s upcoming standardized tests and how they could help them at home. Teachers also shared reading tips and strategies with the families…Details
Superintendent of Schools, Genelle Yost, and Executive Director of Schools, Pam Dampier, visit Mariposa just in time to join the Heroes Breakfast! Heroes Breakfast is a special recognition of our veterans and community helpers that help keep us safe at school and at home. Teacher, Mrs. Michelle Smith, coordinated the Heroes Breakfast program this year, where…Details