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First Grade Visits Heller Nature Center

On Thursday, May 14th, first grade students took a field trip to Heller Nature Center in Highland Park. Heller’s Education Program offers an opportunity for students to learn about the natural world through experiences in an outdoor setting. The children discovered the four basic components of all habitats and how they are important to the survival of living things.

 

Fifth Grade Visits The Grove

The 5th grade students at Elementary South visited The Grove National Historic Landmark. They experienced first-hand what daily pioneer life was like in the mid 1800s by churning butter, weaving fabric, dipping candles, spinning rope and metal working. Students also visited a schoolhouse replica and experienced what it was like to be a student in the 1850s.