District Spelling Bee

District Spelling Bee On May 21, students from around the district participated in the first district-wide spelling bee. Coming out on top in the individual competition were: Maya Ballinger, Mary Feeser Erick Becerra Valdes, Mary Feeser Christian Bloch, Roosevelt Leading the team competition were: Mary Feeser Pinewood Roosevelt STEAM Academy Each elementary school in [...]

District Spelling Bee2018-05-31T14:52:57+00:00

Cleveland Elementary school: Dreams for Riley’s

Cleveland Elementary school: Dreams for Riley’s What started as conversation between friends about the possibilities of making money with a lemonade stand quickly turned into a successful fourth grade service project. Three young friends, Autumn Cannon, Grace Towne and Camryn Clairday, while passing the time making bracelets on a rainbow loom, brainstormed ideas to [...]

Cleveland Elementary school: Dreams for Riley’s2018-05-16T07:59:40+00:00

Pinewood’s Cheryl Gough and her Jump Rope for Heart Success

Pinewood’s Cheryl Gough and her Jump Rope for Heart Success Pinewood’s Physical Education teacher Cheryl Gough has been teaching at Pinewood for 19 years, her dedication and passion reflected in her many endeavors, though most noticeably her efforts in leading her students in the nationwide educational and fundraising program, Jump Rope for Heart, led [...]

Pinewood’s Cheryl Gough and her Jump Rope for Heart Success2018-05-16T08:01:00+00:00

One School, One Book

One School, One Book On January 16, Cleveland students finally got to open two large wrapped boxes that they’d been walking by every day for almost a month. The contents? Over 650 copies of “The World According to Humphrey” by Betty G. Birney were presented to students, one for each student to take home [...]

One School, One Book2018-02-02T11:15:58+00:00

Bristol students romp to raise funds for ADEC

Bristol students romp to raise funds for ADEC Last December, Bristol PE Teacher Mike Pflugner came across some old ribbons with the words “Rudolph Romp” on them. The staff at Bristol did some research and found that the Rudolph Romp was an old tradition at Bristol, where the students would participate in reindeer races [...]

Bristol students romp to raise funds for ADEC2017-12-21T13:50:46+00:00

Riverview students team up to help Pet Refuge

Riverview students team up to help Pet Refuge A few weeks ago, Riverview Elementary third graders, headed by third-grade teacher Kerry Mullet, took a field trip the local pet care and adoption center Pet Refuge where students toured the facilities, learned more about the animal shelters, and ultimately were inspired to begin a school-wide [...]

Riverview students team up to help Pet Refuge2017-12-21T13:45:34+00:00

Compassion learned through the Wonder of Reading

Compassion learned through the Wonder of Reading Osolo Elementary students have been introduced to a special character: Auggie Pullman, main character of the New York Times bestselling middle grade novel, “Wonder,” written by R.J. Palacio. The book follows the story of August “Auggie” Pullman, a 10 year old boy diagnosed with a severe facial [...]

Compassion learned through the Wonder of Reading2017-11-15T14:40:25+00:00

Elementary – Real Men Read

Elementary - Real Men Read Every fall for the last four years, our elementary schools have welcomed business professionals, police officers, Kiwanis members, everyday dads and grandfathers into their classrooms to read books to the students. Real Men Read is a program sponsored through a United Way grant, which helps pay for training and [...]

Elementary – Real Men Read2017-10-31T08:26:30+00:00

Friendship Bench to Honor Mrs. Spry

Friendship Bench to Honor Mrs. Spry When someone retires from a school they leave behind the students, the staff, their classroom, and in Cathy Spry’s case, the playground. Spry worked for Elkhart Community schools at Monger Elementary for 21 years. In those 21 years, she made an impact on many students lives. “Mrs. Spry [...]

Friendship Bench to Honor Mrs. Spry2017-10-17T08:12:36+00:00

Technology brings new life to student announcements

Technology brings new life to student announcements Morning announcements at Woodland Elementary have become anything but the usual. In the last few weeks what had started as an afterschool program has evolved into something bigger—a learning opportunity where the student's work is hands on, educational and rewarding. Woodland’s unique morning announcements have become a [...]

Technology brings new life to student announcements2017-10-02T12:11:43+00:00