Entries by Leslie Piotrowski

Building a Bird’s Nest

Kindergarten students in Ms. Silver’s class at Elementary South learned all about robins today. They went outside to collect material such as twigs, soil and grass. They learned many facts about robins, such as that they migrate, they eat worms and insects and their babies take 12 to 14 days to hatch. Then it was […]

March Soaring Eagle Winners

Congratulations to the March Soaring Eagle winners at Elementary South. First_Name Last_Name Homeroom Reason Grade Pranesh S. Ms. Avila On Task Behavior 0 Vedanshi  N. Ms. Avila On Task Behavior 0 Adhvik V. Mrs. Shannon Being Respectful 0 Jacob H. Ms. Dingman & Ms. SeLander Being Respectful 0 Nikoleta B. Ms. Apgar On Task Behavior […]

Wax Museum Comes to Life

Where can you find Barack Obama, J.K. Rowling, the Dalai Lama and Dolly Parton all under one roof? At Elementary South’s Wax Museum. Third graders in the classes of Mrs. Preston and Ms. Reilly dressed up as famous people. With the push of a button, they talked about the life of the person they represented. […]

Capes are Flying at Elementary South

Last Friday, Elementary South students continued with activities to help them have a better understanding of what it is like for students with disabilities. They all wore their capes in celebration of the final day of Cape-abilities Over Disabilities Week. Many thanks to SRACLC as well as Synergy Adaptive Athletics for helping out with the events.

Cape-Abilities Over Disabilities Week

Seventh and eighth grade Teens Reaching Youth (TRY) students had a blast dressing up like superheroes and running activities at Elementary South on Wednesday 3/13 and Thursday 3/14 for their Cape-abilities over Disabilities event. The purpose of the activities were to raise awareness and help kids understand what it is like to live with different […]

SOAR Winners

These Elementary South students SOARed above the line in February. Last_Name First_Name Homeroom Reason Grade A. Nitin Mrs. Hansen Being Respectful 2 A. Reina Mrs. Rude Acting Responsibly 2 A. Rimsha Mrs. Dimond Being Respectful 2 A. Aashvi Avila On Task Behavior 0 A. Dereck Silver On Task Behavior 0 B. Yashasvi Mrs. Minarik Being […]

Embracing Learning Differences

Classrooms at Elementary South are doing all sorts of fun activities in connection with Cape-Abilities Over Disabilities Week, March 11-15, which underscores the school’s embrace of learning differences. On Wednesday, Ms. Lawless’ class played games, Mrs. Reilly’s class wore their capes, and students in Ms. Krysa’s art class made logos to place on their capes.

Climbing Unit Tests Students’ Skills

The P.E. Climbing Unit is in full swing at Elementary South. On Wednesday afternoon, kindergarten and first grade students tested their skills in balancing and climbing. The activities helped develop coordination, strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness. Safety mats, P.E. teachers and volunteers were all there to keep the students safe and ensure they had great […]