Students in Jenna Smith’s 2nd grade have been bringing in objects to add to their Shape Museum. The Shape Museum is to help student’s explore three dimensional shapes as they learn about them in math. Here are just a few of the items on display!
WCES students were treated to a special presentation by The Derby Museum outreach program yesterday, which addresses Kentucky’s Academic Expectations and Program of Studies guidelines through programs such as: Racing Colors- Math (Grade K) Thoroughbred Care- Practical Living Skills (Grade 1) Science on the Track-Science (Grade 3-4) Mathin Around the Track- Math (Grade 2) Economics and the Derby- Social Studies (Grade 5) Thank you so much for sharing your information…
Students in Jenna Smith’s 2nd grade class solved subtraction problems to uncover a St. Patrick’s Day Mystery today The activity was created by a group of students during WCES GREAT Time. They worked hard to solve the mystery!
There is a sea of green at WCES today! Here are just a few of our potential leprechauns…we wish we had been able to get all of our little friends in green!!
Third, Fourth, and Fifth grade students and their siblings learned all about survival at our Family Night this week. Students learned things such as how to make their own survival hiking kit as well as several outdoor skills. Thanks to all those who came!
March 6 – 10 was National School Breakfast Week (NSBW) and several WCES students in grades 1 – 5 created a NSBW poster, supporting school breakfast. Great creativity WCES students!
Recorder Karate is a highly motivational instrumental method for students. Students learn and play various songs on recorder. When a student checks off and plays a song, he or she earns a karate belt for their recorder. There are nine total belts with the black belt being the highest to earn. Hunter Bartley has played all nine songs and earned all nine belts. He was the first person to achieve…
Students in Mrs. Metcalfe’s third grade learned how the lightning rod that Ben Franklin invented will keep structures safe during a lightning storm. In each class small groups built a structure that used a lightning rod and were able to explain how the rod kept it safe. In the end they wrote letters for our Senators to consider passing a law for tall buildings to have lightning rods.
After reading the legend “The First Tortilla,” students in Mrs. Jenna Smith’s 2nd grade class got to use their senses to explore a real life tortilla. They had a lot of great describing words about the feel, smell, and taste of the tortilla! Who knew reading could be so much fun?
Fifth grade students are hard at work during writer’s workshop. The students took turns reading their writing. As one student read, the remaining group members made notes of things the writer did really well, items that could be improved, and questions they still had after hearing the entire piece. They did a fantastic job providing their peers with constructive feedback! As part of International Women’s Day, the fifth grade also…