What do you get a Fifth Grader for Christmas? A party!!!! Instead of having the traditional grab bag boy/girl gift exchange, Fifth Grade students brought their teachers $5.00 each. Then each teacher took the money, added some of . . .
Mrs.Whitworth's Fab 5 have begun their Christmas festivities. All of Fifth grade visited the courthouse to hang some handmade ornaments they made at school. After decorating the tree and caroling, the courthouse ladies graciously . . .
The Fab 5 has moved on from football and is now honing in on their basketball skills at recess. "Coach O'Reilly" was trying to offer some pointers as the boys were perfecting their aggressiveness. Even though the . . .
Mrs. Whitworth's Fab 5 became paper pilots this week! After learning about the scientific method, they tested it out with their first experiment. Their testable question was "How will different styles of wings affect how . . .
Mrs. Whitworth's FAB 5 spent the first 2 weeks learning procedures and how to work together in teams. Two of the activities they sharpened their teamwork skills on were called Saving Fred and a stem . . .
In science last week, Fourth-grade students learned how sound travels. Through a video, the students learned about what makes sound and how it travels. Then they made a "telephone", wrote a hypothesis about what would happen when . . .
Fourth-grade students have been testing their engineering skills. They were given some supplies such as plastic cups, wooden blocks, clothespins, and craft sticks. Their challenge was to see who could build the tallest tower with a base of . . .
In summer school this week, we conducted a mystery science activity. How can you go faster down a slide? The activity taught the students about friction through a visual lesson and then allowed them to test their predictions with building . . .
In Mrs. Whitworth's class today, they enjoyed the beautiful sunshine during adventure time by cup stacking and pulling weeds in front of the elementary.
Cup stacking promotes physical fitness and academic learning. Students use . . .
The Third-Grade celebrated their 10th annual Reading Night after participating in a fun-filled Track and Field Day. The 3rd-grade teachers planned an evening filled with reading, activities, and eating! Between blocks of . . .
This Friday, Mrs. Whitworth's Third-Graders celebrated the end of two weeks of testing. The students completed the district assessment called the PCAP assessment and the MAP which is a state assessment. Both assessments . . .
This is the time of the year where you will find and hear many teachers and students talking about the upcoming MAP and EOC tests. It is definitely crunch time in preparing young minds to be successful on these important . . .
In today's world with technology so available to all ages, cursive handwriting seems to be a thing of the past. However, there are many studies that say cursive handwriting has many benefits and is still . . .
Have you heard of "The Last Great Race on Earth"? This world-famous race is called the Iditarod. This amazing race is a dog sled race held the first Saturday of every March in Anchorage, Alaska. Throughout February, . . .
Mrs. Whitworth's Third Grade took some time to enjoy the holiday season by learning about old traditions and making fun holiday memories. The children spent one morning having a Read-a-Thon. Many . . .
After reading, If You Were a Writer by Joan Lowry Nixon, Mrs.Whitworth's 3rd Graders couldn't wait to begin writing. To spark their creative minds and make their notebooks special, the students decorated their . . .
Mrs. Whitworth's 4th grade summer school class enjoys taking an occasional break from academics on Fridays. On this particular day, they enjoyed throwing water balloons💦, getting squirted with the water hose💦, playing Duck 🦆Duck . . .