First Graders at F. K. Sweet Have Fun With Shapes

Students in Mrs. Alice Parks’ first grade class at Frances K. Sweet worked on composing two-dimensional shapes.  The shapes were: rectangles, squares, trapezoids, and triangles.  The students created a composite shape using pretzels and marshmallows as their manipulatives.  The students enjoyed eating their shapes after making them. Students from left to right: Mia Delara and Rain…

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First graders at Allapattah Flats enjoy special guest reader

Students in Ann Hartman’s first grade class at Allapattah Flats K8 listen attentively as Craig Perry from Huntington Learning Center reads a special holiday story, “Oliver All Alone”.  Students listened to the story in the special Gator Reading Room.  Mr. Perry helped foster the students love of reading, and kept them engaged by asking purposeful questions throughout…

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First Grade Students At Mariposa Elementary Congratulate One Another As They Meet Their Goals!

First grade students in Michelle Smith’s First Grade Class at Mariposa Elementary each have their individual goal folders. Inside their goal folders are sight words, math concepts (numbers, 3D shapes, etc.) and chunks (digraphs/blends/word families). The students pair up each week to practice their goals and congratulate one another when they reach their goals. Their…

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First grade Allapattah Flats students reflect on a special moment

As more holidays approach, first graders in Ann Hartman’s and Pamela Owens’ classes reflect back on a special event they enjoyed at Thanksgiving. Last month first graders recited poetry, shared what they were thankful for, and had a fantastic Thanksgiving Feast with their friends and family.  First graders and their parents enjoying the delicious feast, from…

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First Day Of School

Students, staff, parents, and community members welcomed the first day of school with celebrations and affirmations of success.  Recognizing the great strides made in 2016-2017 serve as a catalyst for continuing the forward momentum this school year.   Points of Pride B-Rated School District Soared To 13th From 45th In State Graduation Ranking Improved In…

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