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Students at birthday bash

Happy Birthday Students

Lots of smiling faces at Elementary South’s April Birthday Bash.

Students Performing

Students Dazzle their Guests at Open House

Students dazzled the audience with their performances at Elementary South’s Open House for kindergarten-second grades on April 23.

Students performing

Students Give Great Performances

Students gave great performances at the Elementary South Open House for third through fifth grades on April 25.

American Heart Association logo

A Thank You from the American Heart Association

The American Heart Association, on behalf of the millions of Americans it serves, thanked Elementary South for its donation of $10,354.88. Here is a quote from the association’s letter to the school:

“By holding this event at your school each year, you raise awareness about heart-healthy living. And you help us fund more lifesaving scientific research and critically needed education efforts. Thank you. Almost every family in America is touched by heart disease or stroke, and your
school’s contribution will significantly impact our fight against these devastating illnesses. We hope that you, your faculty and your students
found this lifesaving effort rewarding and enjoyable. You are touching so many lives – and life is why we exist as an organization. Your help and support are greatly appreciated.”
Students picking up trash

Earth Day Celebration

Many classrooms at Elementary South celebrated Earth Day yesterday with a wide assortment of activities. The second grade classrooms of Ms. Hansen and Ms. Rude enjoyed being outside on a perfect day. They cleaned up the grounds surrounding their school. They picked up lots of trash and were careful not to disturb the homes of local animals and insects.

Students dancing and playing with their families.

Family Dance is a Blast

Students and their families had a blast at the Elementary South Family Dance on April 12.

students with their birds' nests

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 time for some hands-on activity. Ms. Silver helped her students build their own bowl-shaped nests. First came the twigs, then the soil. They carefully added a layer of grass to provide insulation and a soft environment for the eggs. They used drawings of eggs to complete their nests.

March Soar Winners

March Soaring Eagle Winners

Congratulations to the March Soaring Eagle winners at Elementary South.

PraneshS.Ms. AvilaOn Task Behavior0
Vedanshi N.Ms. AvilaOn Task Behavior0
AdhvikV.Mrs. ShannonBeing Respectful0
JacobH.Ms. Dingman & Ms. SeLanderBeing Respectful0
NikoletaB.Ms. ApgarOn Task Behavior0
AnjaliM.Ms. ApgarActing Responsibly0
Vanessa A.Mrs. Faith Safe Behavior1
VinnieM.Mrs. Faith On Task Behavior1
Aliannah M.Miss Brzezinski Being Respectful1
Sanjana G.Miss Brzezinski Safe Behavior1
SaraC.Mrs. LawlessActing Responsibly1
SameeraS.Mrs. LawlessActing Responsibly1
ElizabethD.Miss BleckActing Responsibly1
SathvikaM.Miss BleckOn Task Behavior1
Hasan A.Mrs. WiltonOn Task Behavior1
SnikkitaS.Mrs. WiltonBeing Respectful1
AaravA.Mrs. RudeOn Task Behavior2
Shreya P.Mrs. RudeOn Task Behavior2
Claire N.Mrs. HendersOn Task Behavior2
SarahK.Mrs. HendersOn Task Behavior2
RishavG.Mrs. HendersActing Responsibly2
NathanN.Mrs. WagnerOn Task Behavior2
Veronica S.Mrs. WagnerBeing Respectful2
Jaishanth SaiI.Mrs. HansenBeing Respectful2
JahmalT.Mrs. HansenBeing Respectful2
EthanC.Mrs. DimondBeing Respectful2
KikeonK.Mrs. DimondActing Responsibly2
CharlieS.Mrs. ArensonOn Task Behavior3
LaneyW.Miss ReillyBeing Respectful3
MasonA.Miss ReillyOn Task Behavior3
ShreyaS.Miss KrootOn Task Behavior3
ArmandoS.Miss KrootActing Responsibly3
LiamB.Mrs. ArensonSafe Behavior3
Abby B.Mrs. Brettner On Task Behavior3
Talia R.Mrs. Brettner Being Respectful3
JasonK.Mrs. RaylOn Task Behavior3
ZachL.Mrs. RaylOn Task Behavior3
SofiaG.Mrs. DahmBeing Respectful4
KrishanthV.Mrs. DahmActing Responsibly4
JacksonH.SchorschBeing Respectful4
TyeK.SchorschActing Responsibly4
SiennaS.Mrs. OlivaActing Responsibly4
MorganS.Mrs. OlivaBeing Respectful4
IshanviD.Mrs. StuderOn Task Behavior4
YashR.Mrs. StuderBeing Respectful4
MyaT.Mrs. MinarikBeing Respectful4
EvansX.Mrs. MinarikActing Responsibly4
Johanna M.Sordini Safe Behavior5
LikhitM.Sordini On Task Behavior5
TessaD.Ms. TrelaBeing Respectful5
CamilaS.Ms. TrelaBeing Respectful5
Kaviya R.Ms. PreussActing Responsibly5
MichaelD.Ms. PreussBeing Respectful5
JasonY.Ms. BrandActing Responsibly5
MargaretH.Ms. Brand Acting Responsibly5
MariusG.Mrs. WordenActing Responsibly5
MadisonE.Mrs. WordenActing Responsibly5

Wax Museum Presentation

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. Parents, family members and students in other classrooms toured through the museum, learning all kinds of facts and information about some of the world’s most famous figures.

students in wheelchairs

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.